Professional Development for Special Education Services

Professional Development

For current Special Education Professional Development check out the Special Education Scope and Sequence 

Behavioral Support Resources:

Safety Care Training Information

Online Resources

Inclusive Schools Network Online Resources

The Inclusive Schools Network, sponsored by Stetson & Associates, Inc., is a web-based educational resource for families, schools, and communities, providing information and resources that facilitate inclusive education practices.

We support schools around the globe by sharing tools and strategies to increase opportunities for students with disabilities and build knowledge of inclusive education.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Resources:

CAST is renowned for its innovative professional development on Universal Design for Learning. Whether you are implementing at the individual, team, school, or district level, we offer hands-on opportunities that empower you to take control of your own learning through instructional rounds, lesson design studios, design thinking activities, and other learner-centered protocols.

Autism Focused Intervention Resources & Modules

AFIRM Modules are designed to help you learn the step-by-step process of planning for, using, and monitoring an EBP with learners with ASD from birth to 22 years of age. Supplemental materials and handouts are available for download.

Autism Internet Modules

Autism Internet Modules (AIM) provide high-quality information and professional development for anyone who supports, instructs, works with, or lives with someone with autism. Developed with partners from across the country, participants can select from over 40 modules to complete at their own time and pace.

Assistive Technology Internet Modules

Assistive Technology Internet Modules (ATIM) is an online learning environment containing 50 AT topics from assessment and funding to content areas such as access to mobile devices, communication, seating and positioning, AT for students with complex needs and more. Developed with partnering universities and nationally renowned experts in the field, ATIM brings you the highest quality content available. Free access as well as professional development certificates and graduate credit are available.

High Leverage Practices in Special Education

The HLP Video Series can support teacher educators and new teachers with concrete, easy-to-access examples of HLPs in action, in real classrooms, with real students. The videos and supporting resources are easily and freely accessible online, offering a practical, real-world illustration of HLPs by teachers intentionally and explicitly using the practice to meet the specific needs of students in their classrooms. HLP videos highlight research-based practices that are captured in settings that resonate with diverse contexts, subject areas, grade-levels, and student needs. Moreover, the videos demonstrate practices across levels of intensity.

This page was last updated on November 15, 2023