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ITP/IEP Continuing Education Workshops

Earn CEU's and CPDU's through an ISBE-approved professional development activity provider!

Wizdom Education offers three Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved Professional Development Activities through which teachers can earn Continuing Education Units (CEU) and/or Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDU). Workshops include presentation, practice, feedback, case studies, small group work, and technology application. Wizdom workshops are based on the national staff development movement to integrate training with on-the-job performance.

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Teaming with (not against) families and community service providers

  • Help keep parents and service providers essential members of your team. Learn how to draw them into the transition process.
  • Gain confidence leading the IEP team so that the transition plan reflects the student’s needs, preferences and interests.
  • Get a clear picture of how transition planning directs the
  • IEP - and instruction - for high school students.
  • Prepare for a transition planning IEP meeting so that parents, students, and service providers know their role and expectations.
Plus! An optional track lets you explore technology available to reduce the time and increase the quality of transition planning.

This workshop supports Illinois Teaching Standards for teacher knowledge and performance for collaborative relationships.

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Letting future hopes guide present decisions

Capture your students’ dreams and translate them into time-and action-specific transition plans. Through this workshop you will:

  • Get a clear picture of how IDEA97 affects transition planning.
  • Help your students (and their parents) answer the “big question,” in preparing for adult life.
  • Practice using TeachersAides to address all the issues.
  • Create transition plans that best suit your students.
Optional: Explore technology that streamlines the transition planning process.

This workshop supports Illinois Teaching Standards for teacher performance for Planning and Instruction.

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Using the Web to manage IEP forms

Two tracks are available: Track One: Completing IEPs on the web is now. Get your feet wet using technology by trying out an easy-to-use web-based IEP forms management computer program. Practice using TeachersAides to address all the issues.

Track Two: Get technology working for you - and keep it from cutting down your time with your students! Gain comfort and competence using your school-provided IEP system through custom technical training from Wizdom Education.

This workshop supports Illinois Teaching Standards for teacher performance for Planning for Instruction.

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Wizdom has conducted extensive research into the needs of the Special Education community. Working with educators, parents, service providers and law makers, Wizdom is providing software and services that satisfy the needs of all participants for effectiveness and efficiency. Our partners include the US Department of Education, the US Department of Defense, and NCUSD 203.

Call us today to learn how to attend or arrange a workshop in your area! (630) 357-3000, or email Robin Davies at robind@wizdom.com.

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