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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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Special Education in Pennsylvania 2018-2019
March 3, 2020

Special Education in Pennsylvania 2018-2019

A Focus on Data-Driven Programs and Services

This booklet highlights some of the 2018-2019 programs and services provided by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Special Education (BSE) for Pennsylvania students with disabilities who received special education services.
BSE Bulletin - Winter 2020
February 21, 2020

BSE Bulletin - Winter 2020

This quarterly bulletin provides news from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bureau of Special Education.
Extended School Year Services in Pennsylvania
January 31, 2020

Extended School Year Services in Pennsylvania

This guide contains a comprehensive compilation of documents that will provide direction, respond to questions, and guide parents and local education agencies in making determinations about ESY services.
Pennsylvania Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP)
January 31, 2020

Pennsylvania Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP)

This flyer details the purpose, duties, and other information about the Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP).
Teachers' Desk Reference: Using Instructional Time Effectively
January 31, 2020

Teachers' Desk Reference: Using Instructional Time Effectively

This issue of Teachers' Desk Reference provides teachers with strategies for efficient and effective use of engaged time to increase the amount of time that students experience successful academic learning.
SaS Toolkit for Administrators
January 30, 2020

SaS Toolkit for Administrators

School administrators are integral members of the SaS Consideration Toolkit team as they can provide varied supports that lead to a productive Toolkit implementation plan. During this recorded segment, the role of building level and special education administrators is shared within the context of a collaborative team process. Administrators’ key contributions are outlined to identify inclusive student support strategies, adults support and resources for the identification of needed SaS that will support the student’s participation and learning in general education settings.
 
Special Education Process Q&A Compendium
January 13, 2020

Special Education Process Q&A Compendium

This Question and Answer Compendium is a collection of frequently asked questions received by the Bureau of Special Education (BSE) regarding the implementation of Title 34 Part B Code of Federal Regulations and Title 22 PA Code Chapter 14 and 711 State Regulations. Questions related to this Compendium should be directed to the BSE.
The Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project (rack card)
January 13, 2020

The Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project (rack card)

This rack card provides basic information about Pennsylvania's Deaf-Blind Project. The card is in English and Spanish.
Help Me Grow
December 20, 2019

Help Me Grow

This Spanish version of the Early Intervention child find brochure is a statewide public awareness document utilized by all Infant/Toddler that includes information describing Early Intervention tracking services. The brochure can be used with early care and education providers, physicians, and other child referral agencies. Additional copies are available through Early Intervention Technical Assistance (EITA) by contacting Audrey Shuey at ashuey@pattan.net.
 
This brochure is also available in English.
2020 PDE Conference Brochure
December 12, 2019

2020 PDE Conference Brochure

This brochure provides information about the 2020 PDE Conference, including "Can't Miss" Keynotes, a list of Talks by Nationally-Renowned Speakers, and What You Need to Know about registration and lodging.

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