2005 Summer Institute on Addressing Disproportionality

Presentations and Handouts


8:30 a.m. Daniel Losen - PowerPoint Presentation
Identifying Special Education Trends, Issues and Legal Requirements Under IDEA 2004: Methods and Analysis
Part I: Racial Disproportionality in Special Education: Measurement, Data Accuracy, and Reporting Issues
Part II: State/District Obligations Under IDEA 2004
10:30 a.m. Identifying Disproportionality: Causes, Problems and Solutions

Panel Presentation and Discussion:
Daniel Losen
Limits to the Poverty Explanation: The Implicit Bias Hypothesis

Markeda Newell - PowerPoint Presentation
Unconscious Discrimination/Racial Bias

Beth Harry
The General Education Connection: Opportunities to Learn, Referral and Evaluation Processes

Question and Answer Time
12:45-2:15 p.m. Efforts, Obstacles and Positive Outcomes

Panel Presentations and Discussion:
Chuck Hastert and Marcia Wittrock - PowerPoint Presentation
Using the Framework of Poverty within CESA 8

Bill Haithcock and Eileen Dagen - PowerPoint Presentation
EOCA schools

Jack Jorgensen - PowerPoint Presentation
Addressing the Overrepresentation of Students of Color and English Language Learners in Special Education
2:30-3:15 p.m. Daniel Losen
What to Analyze in your District and School to Determine Whether there are Inappropriate Policies or Practices Contributing to Disproportionality
3:15-3:45 p.m. Shelley Zion - PowerPoint Presentation
Developing Culturally Responsive Educational Systems, Resources and Practices
3:45-4:30 p.m. Donna Hart-Tervalon and Patricia Williams - PowerPoint Presentation
Wisconsin's Action Plan for Addressing Disproportionality


8:30-9:30 a.m. Janette Klingner - PowerPoint Presentation
Promising Practices: Culturally Responsive Response to Intervention Models
9:30-10:00 a.m. Shelley Zion - PowerPoint Presentation
Providing Culturally Responsive Technical Assistance and School Improvement
10:00-11:00 a.m. Daniel Losen
Review District and CESA Data
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Daniel Losen, Janette Klingner, Shelley Zion
Guided Grant Writing Discussion/Brainstorming, in District and CESA Teams
12:30-1:15 p.m. Plenary Session: Group Presentation of Grant Topics - Handout: Topics
1:15-3:00 p.m. Grant Writing Session - Handout: Application Form
For questions about this information, contact Courtney Reed Jenkins (608) 267-9183