Before the Special Education Referral: Leading Intervention Teams

Before the Special Education Referral: Leading Intervention Teams

by Matthew J. Jennings
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412966914

ISBN-13: 9781412966917

Pub. Date: 10/29/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Step by step, this resource helps school leaders develop teacher teams to provide focused instructional interventions before a referral for special education evaluation is needed.

Overview

Step by step, this resource helps school leaders develop teacher teams to provide focused instructional interventions before a referral for special education evaluation is needed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412966917
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/29/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. An Introduction to Prereferral Intervention Teams
Variations on a Theme
Educational Leader's Role
Conclusion
2. The Analysis and Decision-Making Phase
Costs and Benefits
Establishing and Analyzing the Task
Establishing Authority
Conclusion
3. The Planning and Preparation Phase
Determining Group Composition
Designing and Communicating the Task
School and District Supports
The Team Charter
Conclusion
4. The Start-Up Phase
Team Boundaries
Task Redefinition
Norms and Roles
The Start-Up Meeting
The Importance of the Start-Up Meeting
Initial Prereferral Intervention Team Training
Staff Awareness
Staff Training
Conclusion
5. The Assistance Phase
Eliminating Barriers
Technology
Reflection Activities
Assistance With Group Processes
Conclusion
6. Evaluating Prereferral Intervention Teams
Evaluation Tools
Data Analysis and Action Planning
Conclusion
7. Connecting Prereferral Intervention Teams and Response to Intervention
The Connection
Implementation Decisions
Universal Screening Decisions
Intervention Tier Decisions
Intervention Management Team Training and Staff Awareness
The Combined Process
Identifying the At-Risk Pool
Tier Placement
Conclusion
Final Thoughts
Resource A: Putting It All Together: The Implementation Plan
Resource B: Implementation Tools
References
Index

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