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Level I TBI Training: A Training Program for Wisconsin Educators
In this workshop, CESA-based TBI trainers provide training to educators and families interested in learning how to meet the educational needs children with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The Level I training consists of six modules designed to improve the educational outcomes for children with TBI. Activities include presentation of information as well as application of concepts.
Trends and Patterns in Awarding Scholarships and Other Forms of Recognition
This section asks the district to evaluate the trends and patterns in awarding scholarships and other forms of recognition and achievement. In evaluating this area, districts should determine whether some groups are significantly underrepresented as recipients of awards or other forms of recognition. In addition, the amount of scholarship awards should be reviewed. Are some groups awarded greater amounts of money than other groups?
Department of Children and Families (DCF) Residential Care Center (RCC) Reviews
DCF licensing specialists conduct onsite reviews of facility compliance with Residential Care Centers (RCC) requirements, including the following requirements relating to educating children with disabilities:
State law prohibits discrimination against a pupil because of the pupil's:
This training is a self-paced, internet version of the CESA-based Level I training; the training uses the Wisconsin TBI Training Curriculum, developed for educators and families interested in learning how to meet the needs of children with traumatic brain injury within the school setting. Training activities include presentation of information as well as application of concepts.
The State Performance Plan (SPP) represents the Department of Public Instruction's (DPI) plan for improving outcomes of children with disabilities in Wisconsin. The SPP also supports the goals of State Superintendent Ever’s commitment to “Every Child a Graduate.” Every child must graduate ready for further education and the workforce. We must align our efforts so our students benefit from both college and career preparation, learning the skills and knowledge necessary to be contributing members of our communities.
31st Annual Conference, October 20-21, 2015 – Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells
The 2015 State Superintendent's Conference on Special Education and Pupil Services Leadership Issues will be held at the Glacier Canyon Lodge at the Wilderness in the Wisconsin Dells, WI. For more information on the Glacier Canyon Lodge, go to http://www.glaciercanyonlodge.com/.