Special Education

2018 – 2019 New Directors (1–4 years) of Special Education Leadership Institute Registration Information

The Special Education Planning and Policy (SEPP) unit in collaboration with ACCEPT Education Collaboration is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2018 – 2019 New Directors (1–4 years) of Special Education Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute is an intensive 9-day program that addresses the changing roles, responsibilities, and competencies of the district level special education director. The Institute provides directors with practical knowledge and skills to implement an effective, compliant, and responsive special education service delivery system leading to:

  • Improved teaching and student results,
  • Full compliance with IDEA
  • Enhanced collaboration between general and special education staff and administration to reduce over-identification and to facilitate implementation of inclusive practices

Those who join the program will form collegial relationships resulting in a highly-valued network of professional support that they can count on for years to come.

The dates of the Leadership Institute are: July 23 – July 26, September 25, November 27, January 15 March 12 and May 1. 100% attendance and participation are required at all sessions as well as the completion of several job-related assignments that will require a fair amount of work outside of the Institute sessions.

For additional information and the application, please contact Susan Rees, the Project Coordinator at srees@accept.org.

Last Updated: May 14, 2018

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