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Special Education

 
Special Education Support Services at ESC-20 remains committed to finding innovative ways to assist districts and charter schools as they continue to provide services to students with disabilities during the COVID-19 school closure period and shift to distance learning. Learn more about the COVID-19 Supports offered by the Special Education team at ESC-20 in the most recent monthly newsletter.  

 

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Connect20 Special Education Trainings

Special Education services are designed to provide administrative and program support through training and technical assistance to school districts and charter schools in the region. These services are based on regional needs collaboratively identified by local districts/charter schools and Education Service Center, Region 20 personnel.  Below is a list of upcoming special education trainings as well as online trainings that are posted in Connect20.  To register, you will need a FREE Connect20 account

The ARD Process - What Effective Administrators Need to Know

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #60790

 

Confidentiality in Special Education:  FERPA and IDEA

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #61606

 

Discipline Flowchart for Students with Disabilities

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #41672

 

Inclusion:  Practices for Administrators

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #55468

 

IEP Goal Development in Texas - Module 1 of 7 

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #59186

 

Methods for the Facilitated Individualized Education Program (FIEP)

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #54259

 

Navigating the REED Process

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #43706

 

Sensitivity When Collaborating with Students with Disabilities and Families

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #60918

 

Training for Interpreters in the Special Education Process

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #43914

 

Understanding the Autism Supplement

  • Cost:  $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #43911
 
 
  • 6/18/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

  • Cost:  $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #59041

Visual Strategies For Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders:  A Make And Take Session

  • 7/22/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

  • Cost:  $100

  • Connect20 Session ID #59053

  • 6/18/2020
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • $25.00 or FREE to COVID-19 Suport Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 Session ID #70953
  • 6/22/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

  • Cost:  $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #59046

 
 
  • 8/17/2020
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • $25.00 or FREE to COVID-19 Suport Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 Session ID #70959
 
  • 6/18/2020 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • FREE
  • Connect20 Session ID #68142
 
 
 
  • 6/11/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 6/25/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • FREE
  • Connect20 Session ID #68144
 
 
  • 6/9/20 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • 6/10/20 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • 6/11/20 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Cost: 75
  • Connect20 Session ID #58584

Updated: The Five Elements of Literacy and Deaf Education (Precursor: Phonology)

• 6/22/2020
• 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
• Cost:$25
• Connect20 Session ID #60923


• 6/23/20
• 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
• Cost:$25
• Connect20 Session ID #68077
 
 
Updated: The Five Elements of Literacy and Deaf Education (Fluency)
• 6/24/20
• 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
• Cost: $25
• Connect20 Session ID #60924
 
 
The Five Elements of Literacy and Deaf Education (Vocabulary)
• 6/25/20
• 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
• Cost:$25
• Connect20 Session ID #68078
 
 
The Five Elements of Literacy and Deaf Education (Comprehension)
• 6/26/20
• 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
• Cost:$25
• Connect20 Session ID #68079
 
 
 
 

Updated: Empowering Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Through Developing Skills in Communication, Self-Concept, and Self-Advocacy

  • 7/14/2020 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • 7/15/2020 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • 7/16/2020 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Cost: $75
  • Connect20 Session ID #58578

 

 

Updated: Including Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Classroom

  • 7/21/2020 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • 7/22/2020 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • 7/23/2020 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Cost: $75
  • Connect20 Session ID #63610
  • 6/8/20

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm

  • Cost:$ 75

  • Connect20 Session ID #58434

Webinar: Dyslexia Identification Part 2: Dyslexia K-1 Screening - Summer 2020

  • 6/9/20

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm

  • Cost: $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #58435

Webinar: Dyslexia Identification Parts 4 and 5: Dyslexia Score Interpretation and Case Studies - Summer 2020

  • 6/12/20 & 7/1/20

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm

  • Cost: $150

  • Connect20 Session ID #58436

Webinar: Administration Procedures GORT-5 - Summer 2020

  • 6/18/20

  • 8:30 am -  10:30 am

  • Cost: $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #58438

Webinar: Administration Procedures WRMT-III & TWS-5 - Summer 2020

  • 6/19/20

  • 8:30 am -  10:30 am

  • Cost: $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #58439

Webinar: Administration Procedures CTOPP-2 - Summer 2020

  • 6/22/20

  • 8:30 am -  10:30 am

  • Cost: $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #58437

Dysgraphia Characteristics, Evaluation, and Identification - Summer 2020

  • 6/24/20

  • 9:00 am -  11:00 am

  • Cost: $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #58450

Multisensory Grammar - Summer 2020

  • 6/30/20

  • 9:00 am -  11:00 am

  • Cost: $195

  • Connect20 Session ID #59034

Zoom: Reading by Design - Summer 2020

  • Day 1: July 1, 2020  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Days 2-6: July 6-10, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Day 7:  July 13, 14, 15, 2020 (participants will be assigned one 3-hour time slot) 

    Day 8:  July 16, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Cost: $650

  • Connect20 Session ID #58124

A Systematic Approach to Teaching Spelling

  • 7/22/20

  • 8:30 am -  11:30 am

  • Cost: $215

  • Connect20 Session ID #59036

 
 
 
  • 6/10/20 & 6/11/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (both days)
  • Cost: $75.00
  • Connect20 Session ID #58499
 
 
  • 6/16/20 & 6/17/20 
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (both days)
  • Cost: $75.00
  • Connect20 Session ID #58711
 
 
  • This session will be provided over three dates
    • 6/18/20 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
    • 6/19/20 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    • 6/23/20 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Cost: $100.00
  • Connect20 Session ID #58715
 
 

Zoom- Creating a Meaningful Program (C.A.M.P.)

  • 6/24/20, 6/25/20 & 6/26/20

  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (both days)

  • Cost:  $100

  • Connect20 Session ID #58508

 

Zoom- Strategies to Support Non-Verbal Students in the Early Childhood Classroom

  • 7/14/20 & 7/15/20

  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (both days)

  • Cost:  $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #58504

I Like to Move It Move It:  Literacy and Math Large Group Times for Early Learners

  • 7/23/20 & 7/24/20

  • 9:00 a.m. -12:00 pm (both days). 

  • Cost:  $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #58502

State Performance Plan (SPP) Data Entry Training

  • 8/11/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

  • FREE

  • Connect20 Session ID #59073

 
  • 6/15/2020
  • 3:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #68615
 
 

Best Practices in the Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities

  • 6/18/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Cost: $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #59081

 

Principles of Professional Ethics for Licensed Specialists in School Psychology (LSSPs)

  • 6/23/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Cost: $25

  • Connect20 Session ID #61659

Cultural Competency for Licensed Specialists in School Psychology (LSSPs)

  • 6/23/20

  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Cost: $25

  • Connect20 Session ID #61660

Special Education Evaluation Meeting- Brief Update

  • 6/29/2020
  • 3:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #68616
 
 

Special Education Evaluation Meeting- Brief Update

  • 7/13/2020
  • 3:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #68617
 
 

Special Education Evaluation Meeting- Brief Update

  • 7/27/2020
  • 3:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #68618
 
 

Special Education Evaluation Meeting- Brief Update

  • 8/10/2020
  • 3:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #68619
 
 

State Performance Plan (SPP) Data Entry Training

  • 8/11/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

  • FREE

Connect20 Session ID #59073
 
  • 8/18/20
  • 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • FREE
  • Connect20 Session ID #68081
 
 

Special Education Evaluation Meeting- Brief Update

  • 8/24/2020
  • 3:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $0
  • Connect20 Session ID #68620

Building Consensus with Facilitated Individualized Education Programming

  • 7/20/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Cost: $50

  • Connect20 Session ID #59068

  • 6/9/20
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $25
  • Connect20 Session ID #67861
 
 
  • 6/19/20
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $25
  • Connect20 Session ID #67866
 
 
  • 6/26/20
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $25
  • Connect20 Session ID #67867
 
 
  • 6/29/20
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $25
  • Connect20 Session ID #67865
 
 
  • 6/30/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Cost: $150

  • Connect20 Session ID #50270

LID: Introduction to the Active Learning Approach for Students with Multiple Disabilities

  • 7/7/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Cost: $75

  • Connect20 Session ID #59154

New Teacher Academy for Low Incidence Disabilities

  • 7/13/20; 7/14/20; 7/15/20; 7/16/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • FREE

  • Connect20 Session ID #59155

Key Components of Reading Instruction for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities Series

  • 7/21/20; 7/22/20; 7/23/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Cost: $150

  • Connect20 Session ID #59156

  • 6/8/20 

  • The Power of Inclusion

  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

  • Cost:  $50 (for all dates)

  • Connect20 Session ID #61673

 
  • 6/11/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • $25.00 or FREE to COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 SessionID #67844

 

COVID-19 Legal Webinar: Proposed Language to Include in ARD Deliberations During and Following COVID-19

  • 6/18/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • $25.00 or FREE to COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 SessionID #67845
 
 

State Performance Plan (SPP) Data Entry Training

  • 8/11/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

  • FREE

  • Connect20 Session ID #59073

 
 
  • 6/9/10
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $25 or Free for COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 Session ID #70831
 
 
 
  • 6/9/10
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 or Free for COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 Session ID #70830
 
 
 
  • 6/16/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Cost $40 or Free for COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 Session ID #70834
 
 
 
  • 6/16/20
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Cost $40 or Free for COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 Session ID #70839
 
 
  • 6/18/20
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 
  • Connect20 Session ID #59138
 
 
 
 

Webinar: Progress Monitoring IEP Goals

  • 6/18/20

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

  • Cost:  $30

  • Connect20 Session ID #59099

 
 

Webinar: Virtual Content Specialization and Support for Science

  • 6/25/20

  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Cost:  $40

  • Connect20 Session ID #59022

 
 

Webinar: Co-Teaching 1.0

  • 6/29/20

  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

  • Cost:  $40

  • Connect20 Session ID #59097

 
 

Webinar: Co-Teaching 2.0

  • 6/29/20

  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

  • Cost:  $40

  • Connect20 Session ID #59098

 
 

Webinar: Grades 3-5, Cross Curriculum Game Based Learning for ALL Learners

  • 7/1/20

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

  • Cost:  $40

  • Connect20 Session ID #59895

 
 

Virtual Special Education and the Social Studies Curriculum:  Unlocking the Mystery of History

    • 7/7/2020

    • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

    • Cost:  $40

    • Connect20 Session ID #59141

 
 
 

Zoom: The Basics of Literacy Instruction: Supporting Students with Reading Difficulty and Disabilities

  • 7/7/20, 7/8/20, & 7/9/20

  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

  • Cost:  $200

  • Connect20 Session ID #59104

 
 

Supporting Struggling Learners in Secondary Science

  • 7/9/20

  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

  • Cost:  $40

  • Connect20 Session ID #59093

 
  • 7/20/20, 7/27/20, & 7/30/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $100
  • Connect20 Session ID #67932
 
 
 
  • 6/16/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Cost $40 or Free for COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 Session ID #70835
 
 
 
  • 6/16/20
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Cost $40 or Free for COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members
  • Connect20 Session ID #70836
 
 
 

Webinar: Writing Versatile PLAAFP Statements and IEP Goals During a Pandemic

  • 7/21/20

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

  • Cost:  $25 or Free to COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members

  • Connect20 Session ID #59094

 

Webinar: Writing Versatile PLAAFP Statements and IEP Goals During a Pandemic

  • 7/21/20

  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Cost:  $25 or Free to COVID-19 Support Cooperative Members

  • Connect20 Session ID #70832

 
 
  • 6/8/20 & 6/9/20
  • 8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Cost: $75.00
  • Connect20 Session ID #64605
 
 
  • 6/17/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
  • Cost: $25.00 or FREE to COVID-19 Support Cooperative
  • Connect20 Session ID #68704
 
 
  • 6/23/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Connect20 Session ID #69632
 
 

Webinar: Contemporary Issues in Clinical Management of Childhood Apraxia of Speech

  • 8/3/20

  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m..

  • Cost:  $100

  • Connect20 Session ID #63614

 
 

Launching Your School SLP Career

  • 8/4/20; 8/11/20; 8/18/20; 8/25/20
  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (each day)
  • FREE
  • Connect20 Session ID #64121
  • 6/10/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $40
  • Connect20 SessionID #58725
 
 
  • 6/16/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • FREE
  • Connect 20 Session ID #62231
 
 
  • 6/17/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • FREE
  • Connect 20 Session ID #62232
 
  • 6/18/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
  • FREE
  • Connect20 Session ID #61858

 

ZOOM- Trainer of Trainers (TOT-) Charting the Course 12th Grade Session

  • 6/19/20
  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • FREE
  • Connect20 Session ID #61860

 

 

  • 6/24/20
  • 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • FREE
  • Connect 20 Session ID #62236
 
 
  • 6/30/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $40
  • Connect20 Session ID #61624
 
 
  • 7/8/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $40
  • Connect20 SessionID #58749
 
  

ZOOM- Charting the Course- 12th grade Parent Session

  • 7/22/20
  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • FREE
  • Connect 20 Session ID #62239

 

ZOOM-Charting the Course- 12th grade Parent Session

  • 7/29/20
  • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • FREE
  • Connect 20 Session ID #62230

 

State Performance Plan (SPP) Data Entry Training

  • 8/11/20
  • 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
  • FREE
  • Connect20 Session ID #59073

  • 8/19/20
  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
  • Cost:  $100
  • Connect20 Session ID #61149