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This Basic Education Circular updates the policy of the Pennsylvania Department of Education on least restrictive environment and educational placement for students with Individualized Education Programs.


Topic: Inclusive Practices

School leaders play a critical role in establishing effective education practices for all students. A common challenge in this role relates to establishing and sustaining the effective use of paraprofessional support for students with disabilities. This issue of Special Education Leader focuses on how, through strategic planning and active supervision, special education leaders can support special education paraprofessionals.


Topic: Inclusive Practices, Paraprofessionals, Special Education Leadership

Educational Environments And Student Performance

Publication Date: February 1, 2011 |  0 Comments  | 

This publication provides data regarding Pennsylvania’s improvement in educating students with disabilities inside general education classrooms with nondisabled peers.


Topic: Inclusive Practices

This publication outlines the interaction between PA’s Standards Aligned System and PA’s Response to Instruction and Intervention framework and their impact on inclusive practices. RtII is identified as the framework through which SAS is implemented.


Topic: Inclusive Practices, Response to Instruction & Intervention

This on-demand training is specifically designed to prepare IU TaC and targeted Local Educational Agency (LEA) personnel to become facilitators for student-focused teams utilizing the Supplementary Aids and Services Consideration Toolkit. Individuals participating in this training are expected to co-facilitate a SaS Consideration Toolkit with a student team with guidance from an experienced SaS Consideration Toolkit facilitator.


Topic: Inclusive Practices

The purpose of this document is to guide Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams in calculating the Educational Environment in Section VIII of the IEP, for PennData reporting.


Topic: Inclusive Practices

This guide for Early Intervention is designed to give the reader information quickly and succinctly and includes multiple resources to secure further information and material. The guidelines include or refer the reader to legal requirements, suggest quality practices, and clarify activities related to inclusion.


Topic: Early Intervention - Infant/Toddler, Early Intervention - Preschool, Inclusive Practices

Improving Student Performance Using Error Correction

Publication Date: November 1, 2010 |  0 Comments  | 

This rack card provides information about the effective use of feedback and error correction during the acquisition phase of learning.


Topic: Inclusive Practices, Progress Monitoring

Improving Student Performance Using Guided Notes

Publication Date: January 1, 2012 |  0 Comments  | 

This rack card provides information about the use of guided notes to help students take accurate, effective, and meaningful notes.


Topic: Inclusive Practices, Progress Monitoring

Improving Student Performance Using Response Cards

Publication Date: January 1, 2012 |  0 Comments  | 

This bookmark provides information about the use of response cards to provide students with opportunities for active responses in the practice stage of information acquisition.


Topic: Inclusive Practices, Progress Monitoring