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AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS: AVOIDING DISPROPORTIONATE IDENTIFICATION

Contra Costa SELPA

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST)

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CCSELPA Participant   more info Feb 22, 2017 $35.00 $2.92
Outside CCELPA Participant   more info Feb 22, 2017 $50.00 $3.74

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS: AVOIDING DISPROPORTIONATE IDENTIFICATION AND CONDUCTING APPROPRIATE, DEFENSIBLE ASSESSMENTS

Registration: 8:45 am

Presentation: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Target Audience: Speech & Language Pathogists

Presenter: The Speech Pathology Group

Attendees will become familiar with issues of disproportionality in identification of African-American students in Special Education and will learn best practices in assessment of African-American students, including alternative assessment methods.  Participants will be familiar with the Larry P. Law and will learn guidelines for identifying the apporpriateness of diagnostic instruments and least-biased report writing.

ASHA CEUs are available; If you are interested, please speak with the presenter.


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*There is an online processing fee applied to payments made by credit card. You may register directly through www.ccselpa.org and pay by check or purchase order to avoid this cost.

In order to receive the CCSELPA registration rate, you must work for, with or within one of the Contra Costa SELPA member LEAs:  Acalanes, Antioch, Brentwood, Byron, Canyon, Contra Costa County Office of Education, John Swett, Knightsen, Lafayette, Liberty, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek. 

Workshops may reach capacity early or be cancelled due to a lack of registration. Please register early to guarantee your spot.

Registration deadlines are generally one week in advance of the event date. Although our wish is to accommodate all those who care to attend, space and materials may not be available for those who register after a workshop's deadline. Please check event flyers for specific registration details.

If the workshop is cancelled by Contra Costa SELPA, enrollees will be notified in advance and will obtain a full refund. Seventy-two hour cancellation notice by the partcipant is required to receive a refund of event fees, unless otherwise noted; substitutions are welcome, please call in advance. 

The Contra Costa SELPA believes in offering professional development activities that are of the highest quality; however, if you should have a complaint regarding any workshop that you have participated in, please contact the Contra Costa SELPA at 925-827-0949 x10.

Have questions about AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS: AVOIDING DISPROPORTIONATE IDENTIFICATION? Contact Contra Costa SELPA

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Contra Costa SELPA
2520 Stanwell Drive
Suite 235
Concord, CA 94520

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST)


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Organizer

Contra Costa SELPA

Brian Inglesby, Ed.D.
Executive Director

 

Contra Costa Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) includes the following sixteen Local Education Agencies (LEA) in Contra Costa County:

 

Acalanes, Antioch, Brentwood, Byron, Canyon, Contra Costa County Office of Education, John Swett, Knightsen, Lafayette, Liberty, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek.

 

The members join together to adopt a Local Plan in accordance with California Education Code to assure access to special education and services for all individuals with exceptional needs residing in the geographic area served by these LEAs.

 

Visit our website at www.ccselpa.org. 

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