TITLE OF SESSION: ACCESS for ALL: Sponsored by the Exceptional Children Division

Purpose/Overview:
This session will provide resources and strategies that will assist educators in the provision of access to education in all academic settings for all students.

Description: This session is designed to provide General Education and Special Education teachers with methods and strategies that may be used to ensure that students with disabilities and students with varying learning needs have access to the General Education curriculum. This session will present strategies using the principles of Universal Design for Learning and available technology resources that will assist teachers in successfully meeting the needs of all students.

Objectives:
To explore the roles of the general educator and special educator in providing access to the general education curriculum to all students
To explore the connection of the provision of equal educational access to all students and the standards of the NC Educator Evaluation System
To identify and use educational technology, including HOMEBASE, to develop instructional strategies and provide quality instruction to all students
To view and discuss simulated case studies of students varying learning needs in the general education classroom and possible ways to provide educational access

Learner Outcomes:
The learner will identify and use educational technology to develop instructional strategies to reflect the provision of access to the general curriculum for students with disabilities.
The learner will view the implementation of Universal Design for Learning principles within the classroom to provide access to general education.



THE PRESENTATION



Team Lead: Cynthia Debreaux
July 8-9
Greenville
Region 2
Cynthia Debreaux, Barbara Scriven
July 10-11
Greenville
Region 1
Cynthia Debreaux, Barbara Scriven
July 8-9
Charlotte
Region 6
Bill Rynn, Jennifer Cash, Bobbie Grammer
July 10-11
Charlotte
Region 8
Bill Rynn, Bobbie Grammer
July 15-16
Durham
Region 4
Cynthia Debreaux, Barbara Scriven
July 17-18
Durham
Region 3
Cynthia Debreaux, Barbara Scriven
July 15-16
Greensboro
Region 5
Bill Rynn, Bobbie Grammer
July 17-18
Greensboro
Region 7
Bill Rynn, Bobbie Grammer
July 23-24
Cumberland Co.
Region 4
Barbara Scriven
July 23-24
Henderson Co.
Region 8
Cynthia Debreaux

•Post your meeting schedule- CHECK THE WIKISPACE EVERY FRIDAY FOR UPDATES. ALL INPUT AND TASKS SHOULD BE POSTED BY MONDAY AT 5:00PM
Date
Type
Method
3/4/13
online
Discussion Board
3/13/13
Meeting
Face to face
3/18/13
online
Discussion Board
3/25/13
online
Google Hangout
4/8/13
online
Discussion Board
4/24/13
Meeting
Face to Face, Raleigh
5/22/13
Meeting
Face to Face, Raleigh
6/28/13
Meeting
Dress Rehearsal, Raleigh


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TIMELINE:
Week of June 28: Trainers Workshop, Dress Rehearsal
By June 30: Dates for follow-up PD ready for each RESA Director


TEAM NORMS:
Participate in all areas of development and implementation to the greatest extent possible
Collaborate with each other
Expect to be supported
Ask for what we need
Stretch yourself to help us create the best possible product
Review wikispage and post to discussion board by Monday at 5:00pm weekly



“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."