Special Education Plan Training for Administrators

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Session Dates

Thursday November 12, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM


This training is designed for Phase 3 school districts whose Special Education Plans are due to be developed and approved during the current school year.

The Bureau of Special Education will conduct a two-part training at each of the PaTTAN offices. The training will review the Plan’s content and requirements based on Federal law. Content will focus on information from compliance monitoring, professional development activities, teacher caseloads and classes, contracted services, methods of identification, behavioral supports, out of district placements, etc.

Presenters will also review the technical training necessary to enter information into the Comprehensive Planning Web based tool.



This training will review:

  • The requirements for submission of the Plan, including content, based on Federal law.
  • The compliance monitoring, professional development activities, teacher caseloads and behavioral supports, as part of the Plan which will be submitted in May.
  • The steps necessary to enter information into the web based planning tool.


Target Audience

School District Superintendents, School District Special Education Directors, Intermediate Unit Executive Directors, and Intermediate Unit Special Education Directors


Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Topics Covered: Other or Non PaTTAN

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 training. Contact: Sharon Kennedy, at 717-901-2265, or "skennedy@pattan.net(Sharon Kennedy email)":mailto:skennedy@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Scanlon, Verner, Inskip & Neuhard

Event Contact:


Sharon Kennedy


Robert Daldo