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1. Special Education Discipline 101: Just the Basics (Virtual Training)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: Virtual Training (-, -)

Dates: 12/1/2021

Students with disabilities are afforded additional protections related to school discipline. Both the IDEA and Section 504 grant procedural rights to students that schools must follow before or when a disciplinary change of placement occurs. For special education professionals, administrators or any school professional, this presentation, led by school attorney Betsey Helfrich, will examine the federal and Missouri requirements regarding discipline and go back to the basics to provide a deeper understanding of the applicable rules to follow and practical guidance to help implement the law. Using case law and common scenarios, this presentation will answer your biggest questions regarding the discipline of students with disabilities.

2. Developing Quality IEPs with Compliance

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: K-12 Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Process Coordinators

Dates: 7/20/2022

The IEP is key to providing services for special education students. This training will review the process of developing and writing an IEP. Learn how to:
* Recognize and apply best practices in preparing for an IEP meeting
* Write a present level of academic achievement and functional performance
* Write SMART goals and relate to the student's needs
* Know and understand all components of the IEP

Lunch on your own

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you take an additional learning training and complete additional course work for both.

3. Success with Co-Teaching

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

Audience: Special Education teachers, Gen Ed partner teachers, coordinators, administrators

Dates: 7/26/2022

This co-teacher training is provided by Dr. Julie Bost, a national trainer who studied directly with Marilyn Friend (Co-Teaching Expert). This professional learning day will include the following topics: research and rationale for co-teaching and inclusion, building the collaborative partnership, strategies for effective co-teaching schedules and co-planning, understanding the six co-teaching approaches, examples of co-teaching strategies and lesson plans, applying the co-teaching approaches in daily lesson planning, and utilizing feedback and coaching to grown co-teachers.
Dr. Bost, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the Specialized Education Department a the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, coordinates the Special Education Program and teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses. Prior, she was a Program Specialist for the Almance-Burlington School System in NC where she supervised special education programming. Julie has 20 years of experience in the public school setting including leadership, teaching resource and co-teaching (math and language arts) in K-12. She earned National Board Certification in 2005 and her Ed.D. in Leadership in 2015. Dr. Bost has presented throughout the country on SpEd, inclusion, diversity, data analysis, behavior and co-teaching.

This training is 2 attendees (partner teachers) for the price of 1.

48-hour cancelation is required.


2 for the price of 1 is $125 Members; and $175 Non-Members

4. Special Education Boot Camp

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO) [map]

Audience: K-12 Special Education Teachers, Directors, Process Coordinators

Dates: 8/1/2022 to 8/2/2022

New to the profession, need a refresher? Join us as we look at "Special Education”. This session is designed to help answer the Who, What, Where, When, Why and How's, we have and assist educators as they navigate working in this role. Participants will receive information to support them in the following areas:
* Understanding the process of determination
* How to read and write evaluation reports
* Writing present levels and goals
* Working with parents, teachers, and students
* Writing behavior plans, accommodations, and modifications

Lunch on your own

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you complete additional course work.

This two-day training will also be offered on June 13 & 14

5. Special Education New Teacher Academy (not part of BTAP)

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Location: Holiday Inn North, 2720 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield (Springfied, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/8/2022 to 2/6/2023

The Special Education New Teacher Academy is designed to provide a supportive learning opportunity for new teachers. The group will meet four days and the participant must attend all four days so please ensure your district can provide a substitute for you on those four days. We will meet on August 8th, August 9th, November 7th, and February 6th. We will meet at the Holiday Inn North at Glenstone and I44. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Registration and breakfast will be from 8:00-8:30, content will begin a 8:30, and we will end by 3:#0 on each of the days. Cost will be $40.00 per day ($160.00 total) to cover facility, continental breakfast, and lunch. When you register, you are agreeing to attend all four days of New Teacher Academy. Cancellations will not be taken after August 1st. We will discuss components specific to being a special education teacher and do so in a sequence that will best help you do your job. We will start with resources and the components of a quality IEP, along with how to process transfer students from a compliance standpoint. We will spend the afternoon of August 8th with Jordan Politte talking about behavior management. We will also work in some content on Specially Designed Instruction and some literacy instruction. The four days will focus on the areas of most common noncompliance including, but not limited to, discipline, IEP development and evaluations/reevaluations. Provides hands-on training using the model forms, the Standards and Indicators Manual and the State Plan for Special Education.

6. The 101 on Section 504

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/9/2022

Join special education attorney Betsey Helfrich, and Anne Bradley, former attorney at the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights as they review Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. From the background of the law all the way through the 504 process, this Section 504 training will answer your biggest questions about compliance and examine implementation of the law in practical terms. Whether you are a 504 pro in need of a refresher course or new to Section 504 and in need of the basics, this presentation will provide real world examples and tips for everyone who is involved in the 504 process.

7. Section 504 Fixer Upper

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/9/2022

Join special education attorney Betsey Helfrich, and Anne Bradley, former attorney at the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights for this high energy and hands-on deep dive into Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For each step of the Section 504 process, from referral to drafting the plan, this presentation will take your everyday 504 language and "fix it up" to make it legally sound. With practical tips and real case examples, this presentation will help provide a deeper understanding of how to improve your Section 504 documentation.

8. Trauma Responsive: Building Student Support Team Capacity

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph, MO)

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Nurses, Counselors

Dates: 8/11/2022 to 5/23/2023

Closed
Network is full. We have reached our capacity of teams for this year.

As an educator, you face the impact of trauma in your school every day. Whether it is acute or complex trauma, those experiences disrupt brain activity and can lead students to exhibit disruptive and/or disengaged behaviors. This year-long cohort (6 sessions) requires a team of five* building representatives which could include, but are not limited to: building leader, classroom teacher, counselor, special education teacher, school nurse, school resource officer, etc. School representatives must attend all six sessions.

We will use the Missouri Model for Trauma-Informed Schools to address the underlying causes of trauma, identify student responses and implement highly effective school-wide systems of support.
*School wide teams will be based on the student population.

Session 1) Intro to Trauma - before school starts, Aug 11
Session 2) Reframing Responses to Trauma - first quarter*
Session 3) Missouri Model Implementation - second quarter*
Session 4) Emotional Poverty Part 1 - third quarter*
Session 5) Emotional Poverty Part 2 - fourth quarter*
Session 6) Data Analysis, Reflection, and Next Steps - after close of school year*

Fee is $200 per team per session ($1,200 total per team); $50 per session for each additional person. Lunch included.

9. New to Special Education Training

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

Audience: Special education/General education teachers, administrators, process coordinators, related service providers

Dates: 8/19/2022 to 4/11/2023

Participants are expected to attend all four dates in this workshop.
  • August 19, 2022
  • November 17, 2022
  • February 2, 2023
  • April 11, 2023

    This basic training is developed with new special education professionals in mind and focuses on the areas of most common noncompliance including, but not limited to, discipline, IEP development and evaluations/reevaluations. Provides hands-on training using the model forms, the Standards and Indicators Manual and the State Plan for Special Education. (This does not meet the credentialing requirements for Beginning Teacher Assistance Program.)

    If you are attending a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will be applied.

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven (7) days in advance.

  • 10. Para Educator Training

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Audience: PK-12 paraprofessionals

    Dates: 8/25/2022

    This training session is designed for paraprofessionals and will address key factors and information needed to be successful in working with students with special needs. Participants will learn several strategies and activities to use with students in an instructional setting. Time will also be spent on understanding behavior and different disability categories. This hands-on, interactive workshop will provide participants with many good ideas to use with students. Engagement activities will focus on roles/ responsibilities of paraprofessionals, collaboration techniques in working with teachers and other special education team members. In addition, the paraprofessionals will gain information in confidentiality and FERPA requirements in the school setting.

    This 3 hours of para training will count towards part of the mandated requirement for the year.

    Cost: $30 for KCRPDC member districts; $40 for non-member districts

    11. Special Education Instruction Academy

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Audience: Special Education teachers, coordinators, administrators

    Dates: 8/31/2022 to 2/23/2023

    This Special Education Instruction Academy is a series of 4 sessions with a focus on progress monitoring, the science of reading, implementation of behavior interventions, and specially designed instruction.


    •Progress Monitoring - This session will include methods and practice with progress monitoring based on student data collection and analysis with the intention of looking for consistent student growth.

    •Science of Reading - This session will include a brief overview of the components of effective literacy with an emphasis on instruction for the foundational skills of reading. Research-based practices are modeled and examined with participants to provide the opportunity for quality instruction in reading.

    •Behavior Management/Implementation of Behavior Improvement Plans

    •Specially Designed Instruction - This session focuses on the use of student data, along with MO Learning Standards to determine appropriate specialized instruction for eligible students.

    Participants must commit to all 4 dates: August 31,2022 October 10, 2022, January 11, 2023, & February 23, 2023

    Cost:$125 KCRPDC Non-Members; $100 KCRPDC Members (for the full series)

    12. Special Education Process

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Audience: Special Education/General Education Teachers, Administrators, Process Coordinators and Related Service Providers

    Dates: 9/2/2022

    Throughout this training, we will provide basic compliance and process information at an emerging learner level. Appropriate for new teachers (regular/special education) and administrators with little to no prior knowledge of the process and compliance.

    13. NEW to MAP-A Training

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 To Be Determined (To Be Determined, MO)

    Audience: Teachers, Administrators new or needing a refresher of MAP-A administration

    Dates: 9/6/2022 to 9/14/2022

    Special Education personnel who are new to the administration of the MAP-A or need to be more familiar with the process, will learn information to equip themselves for full implementation. Participants will learn about the relationship between the MAP-A and the DLM, how to determine eligibility for MAP-A, Timelines for the MAP-A assessment, MAP-A resources, MAP-A terms and vocabulary, and Resources on DESE or DLM website. In addition, they will:
    * Understand the similarities and differences for MAP-A ELA, math and science
    * Know the responsibilities of test administrators and other school district roles
    * Know how to use the Instruction and Assessment Planner
    * Be familiar with the Kite® Suite
    *Participants will need to bring their school calendars or lesson plan book which will be used as they develop a plan and their own "to do list" for administration of the MAP-A during the 2022-23 school year.
    *Participants MUST also download and PRINT the latest version of the Test Administration Manual and the Accessibility Manual.
    *Each participant will need to bring a laptop with paper copies or electronic access to the Essential Elements for their particular grade.
    A link will be sent to each participant for these documents closer to the training dates.


    Lunch provided.

    14. Building Your Leadership Capacity - Year 1

    Program: RPDC - Central

    Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

    Audience: Teachers interested in Educational Leadership

    Dates: 9/16/2022 to 1/20/2023

    Have you thought of becoming a principal, special education director or any other leadership position?
    Do you already have your administrative degree but not putting it to use yet?
    Do you want to learn more about educational leadership?

    If you answered "YES" to any of these questions, please join our 4-day Training where we will cover
    * Understanding and Using Leadership Styles
    * What it Means to be an Education Leader
    * Building Your Brand as an Educational Leader

    Lunch will be provided.

    15. Developing Quality Individualized Education Plans

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Audience: Special Education/General Education Teachers, Administrators, and Process Coordinators.

    Dates: 9/19/2022

    The Individual Education Plan (IEP) is the key to providing services for a special education student. This training will review the process of developing and writing an IEP, including the present level of academic and functional performance, developing, and writing SMART goals and everything in between. Additionally, participants will learn ideas on how to involve parents in the process and review all timelines that must be met to remain in compliance.

    16. Special Education Compliance Network- KC Region

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Audience: 1st and 2nd year Special Education Directors

    Dates: 9/21/2022 to 3/13/2023

    Join us for quarterly for a more in-depth look on topics that impact New Special Education Directors and Process Coordinators. All Administrators are welcome! Topics that are covered:
    *Understanding the Standards and Indicators Manual
    *Understanding Your district's Special Education Profile
    * Writing Compliant Evaluation Reports
    *IEP alignment
    *Data Driven Decision Making
    *Tiered Monitoring
    *Conducting File Reviews
    *Compliance Timelines

    Additionally, members of the group will have input into special education topics of interest. Time will be allowed for collaboration and problem solving along with the opportunity to gather new information and resources that can utilize throughout the school year! You don't want to miss out on this opportunity.

    17. Literacy Academy: Grades 4-6

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 TBA in the NE RPDC Region (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: Grades 4-6 General Education, Special Education, and Title I Teachers

    Dates: 9/29/2022 to 11/3/2022

    DATES: Tuesday, September 29; Thursday, October 6; Thursday, November 3, 2022

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: TBD (based on enrollment)

    COST: $150 - lunch included

    Literacy Academy: Grades 4-6 is a series of three modules anchored in the science of reading. Each module addresses a different component that skilled readers' need. Participants will have the opportunity to examine and see research-based practices modeled with a focus on quality decision-making about instruction and curriculum use. Sessions will provide hands-on application and provide effective intervention for struggling readers.

    The academy will include these components:
    Day 1: Advanced Phonics/Decoding,
    Day 2: Vocabulary Instruction, and
    Day 3: Effective Comprehension Instruction.


    This Academy will be of great benefit to General Education, Special Education, and Title I Teachers.

    This academy aligns with and supports Missouri Teacher/Leader Standards: 1, 2, & 7

    18. Special Education Discipline for the General Education Administrator: What You Need to Know

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 Rolla Middle School Auditorium (Rolla, MO)

    Audience: School administrators, special education professionals, counselors, or school resource officers

    Dates: 9/29/2022

    Students with disabilities under both the IDEA and Section 504 are entitled to additional protection with regard to school discipline. Typically, these protections are required when a change in a student's educational placement for more than 10 school days occurs. Calculating these days is not straightforward and has landed many districts in hot water. Looking through a legal lens at partial days, cumulative suspensions, in-school suspensions, bus suspensions, and other perplexing issues, Attorney Betsey Helfrich will answer your top questions and take the mystery out of discipline for students with disabilities for the general education administrator.

    19. Section 504 Fixer Upper

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 Rolla Middle School Auditorium (Rolla, MO)

    Audience: 504 coordinators, counselors, building administrators and any other staff that implement or oversee 504s.

    Dates: 9/29/2022

    Join special education attorney Betsey Helfrich, and Anne Bradley, former attorney at the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights for this high energy and hands-on deep dive into Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For each step of the Section 504 process, from referral to drafting the plan, this presentation will take your everyday 504 language and "fix it up" to make it legally sound. With practical tips, mock scenarios, and real case examples, this presentation will help provide a deeper understanding of how to improve your Section 504 documentation.

    20. Special Education Teacher Network

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 To Be Determined (To Be Determined, MO)

    Audience: ECSE & K-12 SPED teachers or directors

    Dates: 9/30/2022 to 5/1/2023

    This network will provide special education teachers an opportunity to collaborate with others about current trends and needs. We will focus on effective practices related to:

    > Instructional Strategies
    > Components of the IEP- present level, goal development, transition, and educational benefit
    > IEP Process - assessment, discipline, evaluation, forms, etc
    > Social Emotional Learning
    > DESE Compliance Updates
    > Curriculum Implementation

    Lunch will be provided

    Optional graduate available

    21. What is Special about Special Education? Learn the Importance of Specially Designed Instruction 

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

    Dates: 10/3/2022

    Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) is an instructional need for our students who are eligible for special education. Participants will gain an understanding of the federal and state requirements for SDI, and the importance of utilizing student data along with state standards (MO Learning Standards, Essential Elements, or Early Childhood Standards) to determine appropriate specialized instruction, as well as accommodations and/or modifications for each individual student. 

    22. Quality Eligibility Determination

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Holiday Inn North, 2720 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield (Springfied, MO) [map]

    Dates: 10/10/2022

    Quality Eligibility Determination will be held on October 10th at the Holiday Inn North (Glenstone and I44). Breakfast and registration will be from 8:00-8:30, content will begin at 8:30, and we will end by 3:30. The cost is $40.00 which will cover the facility, continental breakfast, and lunch. Cancellation must be received prior to October 1st to not be charged. If you are enrolled in the Special Education New Teacher Academy, you do not need to enroll in this workshop. The focus of this workshop will be on the evaluation process from pre-referral to eligibility. We will look at how decisions are being made regarding which students to evaluate, how to determine what information needs to be gathered through assessments and then how to use that information in eligibility decisions. Information regarding the content of evaluation reports, based on the standards and indicators, will also be included.

    23. New to Special Education Academy

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 University Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 10/12/2022 to 11/3/2022

    This two-day training will focus on the basics all new Special Education Teachers need to know and understand in order to have a successful start to their Special Education teaching career. Tiffiney Smith, Special Education Compliance Consultant and Susan Hekmat, Special Education Improvement Consultant, will provide teachers new to Special Education an overview of the foundational components of Special Education law, Special Education state regulations, compliance requirements for IEPs, evaluations, eligibility determinations, as well as, best practices for specially designed instruction and crafting appropriate transition plans. The information provided will be targeted towards teachers who are just starting their teaching careers in the field of Special Education.

    24. Developing Quality IEPs

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Holiday Inn North, 2720 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield (Springfied, MO) [map]

    Dates: 10/17/2022

    Developing Quality IEPs will be offered on October 17, 2022 at the Holiday Inn North (Glenstone and I44). The cost will be $40.00 to cover the facility, breakfast, and lunch. Registration and breakfast will be from 8:00-8:30, content will begin at 8:30, and we will end by 3:30. Cancellation must be received by October 3rd to not be charged. If you enrolled in the Special Education New Teacher Academy, you do not need to enroll in this as the Quality IEP will be covered in the Academy. If you want to send multiple people from your district, contact Amy Phipps to discuss a customized training in your district. The Individual Education Plan (IEP) is the key to providing services for a special education student. This training will review the process of developing and writing an IEP, including the present level of academic and functional performance, developing and writing SMART goals, and everything in between. Additionally, participants will learn ideas on how to involve parents in the process and review all timelines that must be met to remain in compliance.

    25. IEP File Review Teams

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: SPED Directors, Process Coordinators, SPED Teachers, Related Service Providers

    Dates: 10/19/2022

    This session is an opportunity for special education teams to correlate compliance standards and indicators with actual student files. We will focus on understanding the "why" of compliance paperwork requirements as teams examine the process beginning with eligibility and continuing through IEP development.

    Bring entire student files so that your team can work together assessing all paperwork from eligibility through IEP development. Individual technical assistance will also be available. This workshop will be especially helpful to teams during self-assessment year of the tiered monitoring cycle. Teams of 3-4 members are encouraged.

    If you attend a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will apply.

    Lunch will NOT be provided.

    26. What is Special about Special Education? Learn the Importance of Specially Designed Instruction

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Audience: Special Education Administrators, Special Education Teachers, Coordinators, Related Service Providers

    Dates: 11/3/2022

    Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) is an instructional need for our students who are eligible for special education. Participants will gain an understanding of the federal and state requirements for SDI, and the importance of utilizing student data along with state standards (MO Learning Standards, Essential Elements, or Early Childhood Standards) to determine appropriate specialized instruction, as well as accommodations and/or modifications for each individual student.

    Cost: $15 KCRPDC Members; $20 Non-members

    27. Literacy Academy: Grades 7-12

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 TBA in the NE RPDC Region (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: Grades 7-12 Content Area, Special Education, and At-Risk Teachers

    Dates: 12/13/2022 to 3/1/2023

    DATES: Tuesday, December 13, 2022; Wednesdays - January 25, February 8, March 1, 2023

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: TBD (based on enrollment)

    COST: $200 - lunch included

    Literacy Academy: Grades 7-12 is a series of four modules anchored in the science of reading. Each module addresses a different component that skilled readers' need in the content area. Participants will have the opportunity to review and see research-based practices modeled with a focus on quality decision-making about instruction and curriculum use. Sessions will provide hands-on application.

    The academy will include these components:
    Day 1: Advanced Decoding Skills,
    Day 2: Key to Vocabulary Instruction,
    Day 3: Effective Comprehension Instruction, and
    Day 4: Writing 101 in the Content Area.


    This Academy will be of great benefit to Content Area, Special Education, and At-Risk Teachers.

    This academy aligns with and supports Missouri Teacher/Leader Standards: 1, 2, & 7

    28. What is Special About Special Education? Learn the Importance of Specially Designed Instruction

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: Special Educators

    Dates: 2/6/2023

    Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) is an instructional need for students who are eligible for special education. Participants will gain an understanding of the federal and state requirements for SDI and the importance of utilizing student data along with state standards (MO Learning Standards, Essential Elements, or Early Childhood Standards) to determine appropriate specialized instruction, as well as accommodations and/or modifications for each individual student.

    If you attend a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will apply.

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven (7) days in advance.


    29. Developing Quality IEPs

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

    Audience: Special Educators

    Dates: 3/1/2023

    What does your student need to succeed? Developing a quality IEP assures everyone understands how the students' disability impacts their learning toward grade level curriculum. We will provide a clear understanding of how to write and make a compliant IEP, while meeting all required timelines. The Individual Education Plan (IEP) is the key to providing services for a special education student. This training will review the process of developing and writing an IEP, including the present level of academic and functional performance, developing and writing SMART goals, and everything in between. Additionally, participants will learn ideas on how to involve parents in the process and review all timelines that must be met to remain in compliance. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or mobile device with internet access.

    30. The Importance of the Data Collected and Analyzed to Enhance ECSE Instruction with Early Childhood Outcomes

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

    Audience: Improvement and/or Compliance Consultants

    Dates: 3/20/2023

    Assist public agencies with developing and implementing a process for making quality federally required Early Childhood Outcome (ECO) ratings for children receiving early childhood special education services. Focuses on process requirements including what the three outcome areas involve, what constitutes a team in this process, how ratings are determined, data reporting requirements, and using the data for program improvement planning. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or mobile device with internet access.