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2017-2018 CSDE Live Usability, Accessibility and Accommodations Training -...

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376 Hartford Turnpike

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - AM Session - 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Audience:

Grades 3-12: PPT Administrators/ Designees, Test Coordinators, General and Special Education Teachers, Student Support Services Professionals, Paraeducators

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Joseph Amenta & Janet Stuck, Education Consultants, CSDE

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This optional professional learning opportunity covers the accessibility options, including designated supports and accommodations, for students taking the Smarter Balanced and CMT/CAPT Science assessments. It focuses on students with disabilities, students with a Section 504 plan, and students identified as English Learners, as well as general education students.

Participants in this optional professional learning opportunity will review legal and practical implications of providing accommodations; identify accommodations allowed on statewide assessments and the rationale for inclusion and provision to a student; identify designated supports allowed on statewide assessments and the rationale for inclusion and provision to a student; distinguish between accommodations for instruction and/or statewide assessment; and review the assessment selection process.

This training will be conducted in either of two half-day sessions in each of the six regional educational service center (RESC) areas September 2017 through December 2017.

For registration questions, please contact Bianca Irizarry, SERC, (860) 632-1485, ext. 216 or irizarry@ctserc.org.

For content questions, please contact Janet Stuck or Joe Amenta in the CSDE Academic Office. Their contact information is as follows: Janet Stuck · 860-713-6837 · janet.stuck@ct.gov Joe Amenta · 860-713-6855 · joseph.amenta@ct.gov


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