ESE Updates 2014-15 - Santa Rosa County School District

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ESE UPDATES 2014-15

Linda S. Novota – Director Administrator Conference July 29, 2014 1

NEW STAFF

2 Debbie Anderson – Deputy Director, ESE Deborah Ray – Coordinator of Compliance, ESE

GRADE LEVEL CONTACT – YOUR PERSON TO CALL!!

3 • Debbie Anderson - Elementary School Contact • Linda Novota – Middle School Contact • Deborah Ray – High School Contact

4 2014 – 2015 - HIGHLIGHTS IN ESE •

ESE Student Academic Gains

vs Compliance • Diploma Pathways – SB 850 •

NO SPECIAL DIPLOMA OPTION

– SB 850 • EBD infrastructure district-wide

ESE  GE!

RESEARCH 5 • • • National Longitudinal Transition Study – 11,000 students w/ range of disabilities Increased time with non-disabled peers resulted in: *Higher academic gains *Fewer absences *Fewer behavior referrals *Better outcomes after high school in employment & independent living skills

6 ESE ACADEMIC GAINS • • 41.7% (GE classes) Gain - math vs 34% (ESE classes) Gain Reading similar gains • • • Intellectually Disabled Students 50% Gain (GE classes) vs 37.7% (ESE classes) 40% Gain (GE classes) vs 29.5% (ESE classes)

7 INCLUSION •

Collaborative Teaching

– General term – two teacher instructing in the same classroom with any kind of model • Support Facilitation – Formal definition • Support for a specific group of ESE students • Certification – ESE only •

Co-Teaching

• • • • – Formal definition Specific certification – ESE and GE Co-planning Co-teaching – Co-assessing –

ALL

students in class

ALL ALL

students in class students in class

NEED TO MOVE TOWARD THIS!

8 REVERSE INCLUSION – GE  ESE! • • • • • • • • GE students move into an ESE classroom Significant disabilities – higher levels of interaction w/ typically developing peers ESE students gain better communication skills ESE make academic gains Teaches GE students tolerance and acceptance of disabilities Takes away the fear factor Helps lower performing GE students to practice their skills!

MAKES US ALL BETTER HUMAN BEINGS!

• 7000 LEVEL ESE COURSEWORK!

7000 Level classes 9 • • Personnel Allocations Course Codes • • • • 76 . . . . Numbered course codes Prek ESE Courses 77 . . . . Numbered course codes Elementary ESE Courses 78 . . . . Numbered course codes Middle ESE Courses 79 . . . . Numbered course codes High School Courses

10 ENDING ON TWO POSITIVE NOTES!

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HB 7031 – FIX IT BILL!!

• Not Mr. Emerson – although, he would fix it if you asked him ! • Coercion language – discouraging parents from bringing persons of their choice to meetings and accompanying paperwork -

ESE Only!

REMEMBER SB 1108 !

• • • • • 20 hours of ESE training required - Recertification of Teaching Certificate!

EVERYONE holding a TEACHING CERTIFICATE must complete!

Within five year recertification period! Even. . . . Mr. Wyrosdick!!

EVERYONE!

• Except ME! I’m retiring! 12

HAVE A GREAT YEAR!!

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