At the beginning of October, 2017 maaps will offer the second course delivered by Framingham State University (FSU). This course is totally on-line, lasts 4 weeks and offers teachers three ways to use the course:
An in-depth study of the components of an Individualized Education Program. Participants examine strategies for increasing parent involvement, interpretation of key evaluation results, developing a vision, traits and characteristics of Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recognized disability types, differences between accommodations, modifications and specialized instruction, service delivery models, MCAS/PARCC accommodations and alternate assessments, placement determination, and the process of parent consent or rejection. This course helps participants develop strategies for effective schooling for students with disabilities and the instruction of students with diverse learning styles.
The five units are
The cost of the course is $175 per person, a discounted price for maaps members and registration opens the middle of August. If you, or any teachers with whom you work, want to receive advance notification of registration please email Ginnie Waldron at firstname.lastname@example.org.