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Special Education/SELPA

Special Olympics Unified Basketball Games

Special Olympics Unified Basketball Games were held on January 26th and 29th at Terra Linda and Redwood.  Clips from the games can be seen here: 

The Marin County SELPA office will be hosting the following special education professional development opportunities:

Data Collection and Management

Purpose: To instruct participants in data collection procedures that will yield accurate and reliable measurements.

Intended Audience:  All certificated and classified staff that collect and/or analyze student data 

Date:  February 24, 2016 and March 23, 2016

How to Create Behavioral Su​pport for all Students

Purpose: Designing and implementing an effective classroom reinforcement system is the starting point for effectively intervening with problem behavior in any classroom. This training will outline and explain how a class wide reinforcement system will decrease problem behavior dramatically.

Intended Audience:  All special education service providers including RSP and SDC teachers, Administrators, Behavior Specialists, School Psychologists, and General Education Teachers

Date:  March 1, 2016

Organizational Strategies for Stud​ents with ADHD

Purpose:  Organization and timely task completion is often the biggest impediment to academic success for students with ADHD. These skills are closely linked with executive function difficulties. Participants will learn how to incorporate the principles of Universal Design (UDL) into instruction to support organizational difficulties while teaching to the Common Core State Standards.

Intended Audience:  Special education teachers, general education teachers and paraed​ucators K-8

Date:  March 23, 2016​ 

Implementing Direct Treatment Protocols in the School Setting

Purpose:  Addressing student behavior that is emotionally driven - as opposed to the traditional BIP that addresses socially mediated behavior.  ​

Intended Audience:  Mental health providers, general education providers, administration 

Date:  June 13-21, 2016

Navigating Special Education: Tips from Seasoned Travelers

Purpose:  A panel of parents will share tips regarding special education and IEP development.  ​

Intended Audience:  Parents w​ith children receiving special education services. 

Date:  March 17, 2016