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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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