2011 State Superintendent's Conference on Special Education & Pupil Services Leadership Issues

27th Annual Conference, November 15-16, 2011

Conference Materials

Keynote Presentation - Hot Topics in Special Education Law: The Top Three Issues Educators Face Today
Julie J. Weatherly, Esq.
-Handout: The Top Three “Hot” Issues Educators Face Today in Special Education: RtI/Child-find, Service Animals and Disability Harassment
Wisconsin Culturally Responsive School-Wide PBIS Framework
Aydin Bal
-No electronic version of handouts received
WI Response to Intervention (RtI) Exemplars – Elementary
Panel
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: WI RtI Exemplars Elementary
Getting Started, Implementing, and Sustaining PBIS in Schools and School Districts
Panel
-Handout: Cost/Benefit Analysis Sample Worksheet
-Handout: Cost/Benefit Analysis Blank Worksheet
-Handout: District Readiness Worksheet
-Handout: Sample District PBIS 3 Year Action Plan
Serving Students with Disabilities Who are Homeless
Lara Kain and Paula Volpiansky
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: IDEA and McKinney Vento – Homelessness and Special Education
-Handout: Frequently Asked Questions About Homelessness and Special Education
-Handout: Definition of Homelessness
-Handout: Common Signs of Homelessness
-Handout: Requirements of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
Wisconsin Act 309 – Helping to Keep our Schools and Students Safe
Barbara Dorff, Mike Hinske, and Joan Lerman
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Wisconsin Act 309
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Big Foot High School’s Program to Address Comprehensive School Safety under Act 309
-Handout: PBIS Implementation in the Chippewa Falls School District
Section 504 and the ADA in Schools: Common Myths and Realities
Julie Weatherly
-Handout: Section 504 and the ADA in Schools: Common Myths and Realities
DPI Updates
Steve Fernan and Stephanie Petska
-This session had no handouts.
Monitoring Overview
Anita Castro and Troy Couillard
-This session had no handouts.
Mental Health Medication Management
David Mays
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Mental Health Medication Management
-Handout: Medication List
Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) Guidance Update
Kathy Laffin and Paula Volpiansky
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: SLD Guidance Update
-Handout: Overview: Initial Guidance Implementing Wisconsin Criteria for Specific Learning Disability (SLD)
-Handout: Frequently Asked Questions about Making SLD Eligibility Decisions
-Handout: Inadequate Classroom Achievement Information Sheet
PBIS and The Changing Role of Special Education and Pupil Services Support Staff
Lori Cameron and Kent Smith
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: PBIS and the Changing Role of Student Services
Compliance Indicators
Paul Sherman and Patricia Williams
-This session had no handouts.
Social Media – The Good, Bad and Ugly!
Peter Pendleton
-Presentation/Materials: Social Media – The Good, Bad and Ugly
Make It Better: Preventing LGBT Youth Suicide
Kathryn Bush, Brenda Jennings, and Brian Juchems
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Make It Better: Preventing LGBT Youth Suicide
Early Childhood Indicators At-a-Glance: Coding, Rating, and Reporting
Panel
-Recorded Presentation: Early Childhood Indicators At-a-Glance: Coding, Rating and Reporting
Effective Alternative Disciplines to Expulsion
Nic Dibble, Mike Kruse, Kurt Schneider, and Jerry Wieland
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Effective Disciplinary Alternatives to Expulsion
-Handout: Voluntary Abeyance Agreement Sample
-Handout: Voluntary Abeyance Agreement AODA
-Handout: Voluntary Student Agreement Sample
Tips and Tweaks for Effective School-Wide PBIS for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Peg Mazeika and Daniel Parker
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Tips and Tweaks for Effective School Wide PBIS for Students with ASD
-Handout: SMART Goals
-Handout: DPI Information Update Bulletin 07.01 - Addressing the Behavioral Needs of Students with Disabilities
-Handout: DPI Information Update Bulletin 10.07 - Special Education, Related Services, Supplementary Aids and Services, and Program Modifications or Supports
-Handout: Eligibility Criteria-Autism
-Handout: Educational Evaluation Guide For Autism
Coaching in an RtI Framework: A Foundational Overview
Heidi Laabs and Kathy Ryder
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Systems Coaching in an RtI Framework
English Language Learners (ELLs) and Special Education: A Closer Look at Differences
Jacqueline Iribarren and Amy Vatne-Bintliff
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: English Language Learners (ELLs) and Special Education: A Closer Look at Differences
The Future of Alternate Assessment in Wisconsin
Kristen Burton, Erin Faasuamalie, and Eva Kubinski
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Future of Alternate Assessment in Wisconsin
WI Response to Intervention Exemplars – K-12
Panel
-This session had no handouts.
Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Screening Tools
Kathryn Bush and Nic Dibble
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Evidence-Based, Behavioral Health Screening Tools in the Public Domain
-Handout: Confidentiality of Mental Health Treatment
Private Duty vs. Special Needs Nursing for Students with Special Healthcare Needs
Rachel Gallagher
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: 1:1 Nursing Services for Students with Special Health Care Needs
-Handout: Bulletin 02044
IDEA Maintenance of Effort in Wisconsin – What You Need to Know Now
Lori Ames and Rachel Zellmer
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Overview: Maintenance of Effort - IDEA/Special Education
What's the Status of Your School-Wide Wisconsin-RtI Implementation?
Nicole Beier and Heidi Thuli
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Wisconsin RtI School-wide Implementation Review
Transition and Indicator 13
Wendi Dawson, Linda Maitrejean, and Paul Sherman
-Prezi Presentation: Improving Postsecondary Transition Planning in your District
Patient Health Care Records in Schools
Nic Dibble and Rachel Gallagher
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: Patient Health Care Records in Schools
-Handout: Categories of Pupil Records
PBIS, Culturally Responsive Practices and the Wisconsin RtI Framework: Working Smarter Through Braiding Initiatives
Heidi Erstad and Dave Kunelius
-PowerPoint Presentation-PDF: PBIS, Culturally Responsive Practices and the Wisconsin RtI Framework: Working Smarter Through Braiding Initiatives
Examples of Successful Family Engagement
Panel
-Handout: Communication Options for Families
-Handout: Call for Parents in Partnership (PIP) Training Proposals 2012-2013
-Handout: Call for Youth in Partnerships with Parents for Empowerment (YiPPE) Training Proposals 2012-2013
Sherlock Holmes Meets Dr. Seuss: Using Data to Tell Stories and Using Stories to Understand Data
Kenneth Donahue
-No electronic version of handouts received
Legal Update
Janet Jenkins
-Handout: Legal Update