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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February 1, 2020
This quarterly bulletin provides news from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bureau of Special Education.
August 1, 2017
The BSE Communicator highlights news from the Bureau of Special Education.
September 23, 2020
The PDE, BSE has developed a Credential of Competency for special education paraeducators to help them achieve "qualified" status as required by Chapter 14. This brochure provides information about the Credential, including the 10 standards that define what paraeducators need to know and be able to do.
September 1, 2018
This publication provides a range of resources designed specifically for families receiving Early Intervention services.
October 3, 2016
This publication focuses on attendance attendance strategies for students regarding increasing graduation rates and decreasing dropout rates.
January 12, 2017
CAPS School Attendance: Strategies (Spanish) La asistencia escolar Estrategias para las escuelas, las familias y los jóvenes
December 1, 2019
This one-page publication in English and Spanish was designed for and with students, including students with disabilities. It provides strategies to increase their chances of graduating from high school and decrease their chances of dropping out.
May 31, 2016
This fact sheet provides strategies for families to help students succeed and graduate from high school.
October 30, 2016
This fact sheet provides strategies for families to help students succeed and graduate from high school. (Spanish version)
October 1, 2018
This one-page publication in English and Spanish was designed for families, including families of students with disabilities. It provides strategies to increase students' chances of graduating from high school and decrease their chances of dropping out.