Understanding Pathways to Addressing Disproportionality


Session Dates

Monday April 10, 2023 - Online
Monday May 29, 2023 - Online

Participants will receive an overview of disproportionality including its definition and calculation. The course will also include definitions of significant disproportionality in relation to special education, including its calculation and methodology for identification. Strategies designed to prevent and respond to disproportionality will be shared. This course will build the capacity of participants to use data to identify disproportionality, identify contributing factors, and engage strategies to mitigate its effect.


Participants will:

  • Learn the process for the identification of disproportionality.
  • Understand the process for the identification of significant disproportionality.
  • Identify contributing factors to disproportionality.
  • Engage in the process of root cause analysis.

Target Audience

Special Education Administrators, Central and Building Administrators, School Psychologists, Superintendents, Special Educators, School Counselors

Topics Covered: Equity

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Tina Rife, at 717-901-2278, or trife@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:

On-line Courses

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Tina Rife

Content Contact:

Chanda Telleen