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At PaTTAN, our goal is to provide educators with a breadth of publications that are grounded in proven best practices and a deep research base, reflecting a commitment to school improvement. PaTTAN offers publications on a variety of topics, all focused on improving educational results for students with and without disabilities.

Whether you are just starting out in the field of education, or you want to improve upon the work you and your team are already doing, let PaTTAN support you with the expertise of our educational consultants. Pennsylvania educators, school administrators, and families can view, download, and order PaTTAN publications mailed to their school or home.

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Teachers' Desk Reference: Effective Instruction
November 1, 2019

Teachers' Desk Reference: Effective Instruction

This issue of Teachers' Desk Reference provides teachers with research-validated instructional methods to address the different learning needs of all students in the classroom, thereby increasing student achievement.
Teachers' Desk Reference: Extended School Year (ESY)
November 1, 2019

Teachers' Desk Reference: Extended School Year (ESY)

This issue of Teachers' Desk Reference explains the process the Individualized Education Program (IEP) team utilizes to determine the eligibility for Extended School Year (ESY) services for students with disabilities who receive special education services.
Teachers' Desk Reference: Maximizing Student Learning With Flexible Grouping Practices
November 1, 2019

Teachers' Desk Reference: Maximizing Student Learning With Flexible Grouping Practices

This issue of Teachers' Desk Reference addresses the benefits of flexible grouping in meeting students' instructional needs.
Teachers' Desk Reference: Preparing for an IEP Team Meeting
November 1, 2019

Teachers' Desk Reference: Preparing for an IEP Team Meeting

Teachers are integral members of the Individualized Education Program (IEP)team and may be responsible to lead activities related to planning and gathering information for the IEP meeting. This _Teachers’ Desk Reference_ provides information to assist teachers in following established timelines and procedures. This publication also offers tips to help teachers organize preparation tasks that result in sound IEPs that meet state and federal regulations.
An Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
November 1, 2019

An Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis

This booklet describes the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), how ABA is used in education, and different educational approaches that use the principles of ABA.
Education Leader - Budgeting Basics
November 1, 2019

Education Leader - Budgeting Basics

School leaders are responsible for building the relationships needed to foster a collaborative budget planning and implementation process. This issue of Special Education Leader provides an overview of the budgeting process, an integrated and complex process school leaders must understand in order to align funds to maximize student results.
Education Leader - Special Education Paraprofessional Supports in Inclusive Schools
November 1, 2019

Education Leader - Special Education Paraprofessional Supports in Inclusive Schools

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.
Is Your Child Having Difficulty in School? A Guide to Communicating With School Staff
November 1, 2019

Is Your Child Having Difficulty in School? A Guide to Communicating With School Staff

Is your child having difficulty in school? This information guide provides parents with a path for effective communication with school staff.
BSE Bulletin - Fall 2019
October 21, 2019

BSE Bulletin - Fall 2019

This quarterly bulletin provides news from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bureau of Special Education.
PA Agenda for Students Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind: A Summary of Accomplishments
October 17, 2019

PA Agenda for Students Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind: A Summary of Accomplishments

This document contains a summary of accomplishments for each area of the Pennsylvania Agenda for Students who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind.

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