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Professional Development

PD Provider: Partners for Youth with Disabilities

Contact Information
Partners for Youth with Disabilities
5 Middlesex Avenue, Suite 307
Somerville, MA 02145

Steve Slowinski
National Inclusion Manager
sslowinski@pyd.org

Phone:6175564075
www.pyd.org
Provider Details
Non-profit Organization
Course
Teachers, Teacher leaders, School counselors, District Admin: supts/asst supts, special ed directors etc., Social workers, adjustment counselors, psychologists, School Admin: principals, asst principals, curriculum directors etc., Nurses, Coaches, Paraprofessionals, Transition specialists, Advocates/community partners or leaders
Online
10 events or fewer
11-25 years
Brief Description of Services
PYD offers take-at-your-own-pace online courses on topics related to disability and inclusion. These courses cover such topics as Universal Design for Learning (UDL), supporting positive behavior in youth with disabilities, applying the principles of Universal and Inclusive Design, understanding autism and specific disabilities, and more. These courses consist of a mix of written content, videos, graphics, and interactive activities to apply learning and assess learning gains.

Content Area(s)
Content CategoryDetailsGrade LevelsEducator Evaluation Standards
Safe & Supportive Learning EnvironmentsSchool Climate and Culture, Cultural proficiency, Family and community engagementLower Elementary (Pre-K, K, 1, 2)
Upper Elementary (3, 4, 5)
Middle School (6, 7, 8)
High School (9, 10, 11, 12)
T-II: Teaching All Students
T-III: Family and Community Engagement
A-I: Instructional Leadership
A-II: Management and Operations
A-III: Family & Community Partnerships
Special Education-GeneralAssessment of Students with Disabilities, Disability Related Topics, Evidence-based Best Practice, Family and Community Engagement, Results-Driven Leadership and Special Education Systems ImprovementLower Elementary (Pre-K, K, 1, 2)
Upper Elementary (3, 4, 5)
Middle School (6, 7, 8)
High School (9, 10, 11, 12)
T-I: Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment
T-II: Teaching All Students
A-I: Instructional Leadership
A-II: Management and Operations
A-III: Family & Community Partnerships


References
TypeName
District/SchoolSTRIVE at Boston Public Schools
Educational CollaborativeIsidore Penn, representing B-SET (The Boston Special Education Transition Project)


Regions Served
No Regions Specified by Provider

Last Updated: March 1, 2015

 
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