Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

The course “Supporting the IEP Process” participants will understand the theoretical framework that underpins the IEP process as discussed in the book. They will learn to collect, interpret, and utilize data in forming and executing an effective IEP. In addition, they will master the skills of collaborating with various stakeholders to create an actionable and practical IEP.  Work will include dissecting real-life case studies to understand common mistakes and pitfalls in the IEP process and critically evaluating the legal responsibilities and ethical considerations in IEP development and execution

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for Special Education Teachers in the Sasebo Complex.

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What You Will Learn

  • Implement strategies from Nicholas RM Martin's "Supporting the IEP Process" into actual or simulated IEP practices as part of their coursework
  • Write a reflection paper synthesizing key concepts, strategies, and methodologies from Nicholas RM Martin's "Supporting the IEP Process," and discuss how these can be practically applied in their current or future IEP work


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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