Mass.gov
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Go to Selected Program Area
Massachusetts State Seal
News School/District Profiles School/District Administration Educator Services Assessment/Accountability Family & Community  
Special Communities Adult Basic Education Alternative Learning Students & Families <  
>
>
 
 
   Training
 
   Documents
 
   Grants
 
   IDEA 2004
>
>
>
>
>
 
>
 
 
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>


Special Education

The Departments of Early Education and Care and ESE, in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Boston, are hosting 2-day trainings on improving Early Childhood Outcomes – Registration Now Open

Workshop Summary:

The Departments of Early Education and Care and Elementary and Secondary Education will be hosting two, 2-day trainings on improving Early Childhood Outcomes. Participants are welcome to attend one or both days of the 2-day trainings.

Tuesday, February 4th & Wednesday, February 5th in Malden at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

or

Monday May 5th & Tuesday, May 6th in Marlborough at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center

Trainings will take place each day from 9:00a.m.-3:30p.m. (registration 8:30 a.m.)

We strongly encourage Special Education Directors and Early Childhood Coordinators to attend a training session to hear about:

  • functional outcomes,
  • the Indicator 7 process,
  • districts roles and responsibilities, and
  • using the outcomes to develop high-quality IEP goals.

Please Register by January 20, 2014. To RSVP, please click the following link: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1491631/Indicator-7-Registration.

For more information on the event please contact angel.fettig@umb.edu.

Brief Overview of the Trainings:

Day 1: Child Outcomes Summary Basics

  • Overview of the three child outcomes (Indicator 7)
  • Why outcomes data are collected
  • Overview of the Child Outcomes Summary Process
    • Recommended practices: Assessment
    • Age Anchoring
    • The 7-point COS scale
    • Using data for program improvement

Day 2: Making the Connection Using the Outcomes as a Framework for Developing High-Quality, Functional IEP Goals

  • Functional Assessment
  • Integrating functional assessment, child outcomes & IEP goals
  • Developing functional, high-quality IEP goals and IEP objectives to meet goals
  • Applying the information - Practical learning experiences



Last Updated: January 8, 2014
E-mail this page| Print View| Print Pdf  
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Search · Site Index · Policies · Site Info · Contact ESE