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Evergreen is proud to begin offering courses this summer to teachers, education professionals and interested community members in the field of Special Education. Courses in Special Education will continue to be offered during the academic year 2004-05. For more information please call the Master in Teaching program office at (360) 867-6559.

There is a non-refundable $30.00 registration-processing fee for Extended Education students.

Better IEPs
3 credits first session
Lieselotte (Lilo) Amundson, seeloewe
TTh 1-4p
Prerequisites: Previous special ed class or experience
CRN: 40035 (Admitted students), 49003 (Extended Education students)

Develop IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) that are legally correct and educationally useful. You will learn how to interpret a disabled student's assessment and write a legal, effective IEP including appropriate goals and objectives. You will look at all stages of the IEP process, learn how to avoid crucial errors and refer to IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) language detailing IEP requirements. You will differentiate between effective and problematic IEPs and learn how an incomplete IEP could mean denial of FAPE (Free, Appropriate, Public Education). Recommended for teachers and parents.

Professional Seminar in Special Education
4 credits first session
Sue Pittman, 867-6573 (Loren Petty)
TTh 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
CRN: 40669 (Admitted students), 49004 (Extended Education students)

This course is the concluding experience for the 24 credit special education endorsement core competencies. A look at current special education research with an emphasis on best practices. Additional topics include: effective skills in communicating and collaborating with parents, paraeducators and professionals; early childhood special education trends and curriculum; planning the transition of special education students between education settings and into a post-secondary environment; and use of technology in special education.

Special Education, Introduction
6 credits second session
Sherry Walton, 867-6753, waltonsl
MWTh 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
CRN: 40096 (Admitted students), 49001 (Extended Education students)

This program provides an overview of the history of special education, legislation affecting special needs students and their teachers, general considerations and teaching strategies for working with students with disabilities, characteristics of disabilities, and responsibilities of educators. The class is intended for pre-service teachers, practicing teachers who wish an endorsement in special education, and anyone interested in learning more about people with disabilities, their needs, and their rights.

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