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2021-22 Special Education Support Professionals


2021-2022 School Year 

 

August  26th

8:30 Report to your building, clock in, get a copy of the SESP Handbook located in your building office. 

8:30-11:00 Read the SESP Handbook/Complete Quiz/Sign all forms/Turn in paperwork to building office 

Complete 2 Master Teacher courses related to your 2021-22 support duties. (See courses below) 

or 

CPR/1st AID Training with Mr. Barry at the CTC Culinary Dining Room 8:30-11:00

Mr. Damico will email you if you need to attend

11:00-12:15 Lunch   

12:15-3:30

CPR/1st AID Training with Mr. Barry at the CTC Culinary Dining Room

Mr. Damico will email you if you need to attend

or 

 Read the SESP Handbook/Complete Quiz/Sign all forms/Turn in paperwork to building office

Complete 2 Master Teacher courses related to your 2021-22 support duties. (See courses below) 

 

August  27th

8:30-11:30 Complete a total of 3 Master Teacher courses related to your 2021-22 support duties. (See courses below) 

 

11:30-12:30 Lunch  

1:30-3:30 Assist your Team Leader (Teacher)

 

March 4th-TBD


Overall, you will need to complete 5  Master Teacher courses if you are getting CPR/1st Aid trained and 7 if you are not. 

Remember to clock in and out on both in-service days. If you are getting CPR 1st Aid trained, make sure you sign the sign in sheet. 

 

 

The In-Service days are required days. The goal is to differentiate professional development for our staff.  In addition, two hours of approved SafeSchool/Exceptional Child, Master Teacher, Pattan, or other approved on-line training may be completed during the one (1) hour opportunity or on two-hour delay/early dismissal days.

Below is a list of Courses to take on Master Teacher not only on in-service days, but  throughout the school year. Please choose the appropriate track of courses relevant to your 2021-22 assignment. 

To access the Master Teacher website, click here and follow the hyperlink


Learning Support Staff

Course #

Course Title(Each course completed = 1 hour of professional development training)

Para 101

Understanding Inclusion 

Para 103

Confidentiality, FERPA, and HIPPA

Para 104

Understanding the Many Types of Special programs

PARA 108

Introduction to Accommodations and Modifications

PARA 109 

Supporting Students with Accommodations and Modifications

PARA 113

Communication with Student Teams

PARA 110 

Classroom and Behavior Management 

PARA 155

Providing Care in an Emergency

PARA 161 

Supporting Students who are Noncompliant

PARA 180

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Skills for Paraeducators

PARA 197 

Examining Functions of Behavior and Learning Strategies to Support Behavior 

PARA 234 

Building and Maintaining Respectful Relationships with Students

PARA 237 

Anxiety in children and teens


Life Skills Support Staff


Course #

Course Title(Each course completed = 1 hour of professional development training)

PARA 103

Confidentiality, FERPA, and HIPPA

PARA 110

Classroom and Behavior Management

PARA 113

Communication with Student Teams

PARA 122

Providing Personal and Physical Support for Students with Disabilities

PARA 123 

Implementing and Monitoring Behavior Intervention Plans

PARA 124

Providing Positive Behavioral Supports for Individual Students

PARA 140 

Understanding Students with Severe or Multiple Disabilities

PARA 144

Autism Spectrum Disorder:Challenging Behaviors

PARA 152

Feeding Students with Severe or Multiple Disabilities 

PARA 155

Providing Care in an Emergency

PARA 180

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution for Paraeducators 

PARA 229

Understanding Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and Tourette's Syndrome 

Emotional Support Staff

Course #

Course Title(Each course completed = 1 hour of professional development training)

Para 102

The First Day on the Job

Para 103

Confidentiality

Para 110

Classroom and Behavior Management

Para 124

Providing Positive Behavior Supports for Individual Students

Para 218 

Signs of Abuse or Neglect

Para 234

Building & Maintaining Respectful Relationships with Students

Para 1300

Why be Trauma Informed?

Para 1305

Avoid Five Mistakes when Chronic Trauma is Present

Para 1315

How to Create a Sense of Belonging for all Students

Para 1320

Helping Students Work Through Anxiety

Para 161

Supporting Students Who are Noncompliant

Para 169

Strategies for Working with a Student in Crisis

Para 182

Defining and Understanding a Student in Crisis

Para 204

Understanding Mental Health Disorders

Para 221

Student Organization Skills for Classroom Success

Para 110

Classroom and Behavior Management

Para 124

Providing Positive Behavior Supports for Individual Students

Para 161

Supporting Students Who are Noncompliant

Para 234

Building & Maintaining Respectful Relationships with Students


ACCESS BILLING INFORMATION



Any questions regarding to access billing please contact :


Kathy Yarnevich  (IU1)   kathy.yarnevich@iu1.org

Phone:   724-938-3241  ext.  247


Technology


Any questions regarding laptop issues please contact:


Kevin Ghost kghost@casdfalcons.org

Click Here to access The Special Education Support Professionals 2021-22 Handbook