Handouts From the 2007 Special Education Directors' Conference

Opening Session

Focus on Best Practice: The Illinois State Performance Plan PDF format

Session #2

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners PDF format - Rita Brusca-Vega, Purdue Calumet University

Session #3

Problem-Solving and Response to Intervention (RtI): Implications for Policy and Practice PDF format - Dr. George M. Batsche

Session #4

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Best Practices in Secondary Transition PDF format - Sandy Johnson and Linda Kirby

Session #6

One District's Story in the Implementation of Response to Intervention (RtI)/Problem Solving PDF format - Christine Martin

Session #9

Building the Infrastructure for Response to Intervention (RtI) PDF format - Dr. George M. Batsche

Session #12
How New Federal Monitoring Requirements Impact Special Education Policies, Procedures and Practices in the Area of Disproportionality - Sue Gamm, Esq.
Session #15

Part 226 Rules: Major Changes - Panel Discussion PDF format

Session #16

Preliminary Labor Implications of the New Illinois Special Education Regulations Regarding Class Size and Work Load aka Something Old, Something New PDF format - Mike Loizzi, Esq. and Bennett Rodick, Esq.

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