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SEPT. TOPIC: CVI Materials & Strategies Make-N-Take Day

This is a session for teachers who serve students with complex needs. Attendees will gain resources, strategies, and training in Complex Access Needs (CAN) topics.  Attendees have the chance to collaborate and network with other CAN teachers from around Region 17.

Important Session Information:

SEPTEMBER CAN PLC TOPIC:  CVI Materials & Strategies Make-N-Take Day
Participants will engage in a Cortical Visual Impairments (CVI) 101 presentation/ discussion that includes need-to-know CVI facts, best practice strategies, and Q&A for individualizing materials & environments to meet the needs of students with CVI.  Also, receive supplies to make ready-to-use materials for instructional activities with students who have CVI.

Complex Access Needs (CAN) Professional Learning Community (PLC) meets for support and training specifically for serving students with complex access needs.  While Life Skills/Self-Contained classrooms are managed differently, teach both academic & functional skills, & have students who are functioning significantly below their enrolled grade levels,  grade level TEKS still must be accessed.
Join the CAN PLC monthly workshop to plan & problem-solve with other Reg 17 CAN Teachers, & practice using vertical alignment documents & TEKS Resource System.  Also participate in training on a variety of TEA-approved topics for effectively teaching students with significant cognitive disabilities, including:  literacy, building a foundation of support, inclusion, instructional planning resources, quality IEPs, accessing TEKS, & differentiation. 

Dimension 1.1: Standards and Alignment, Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 1.4: Activities, Dimension 2.3: Communication, Dimension 2.4: Differentiation, Dimension 3.1: Classroom Environment, Routines and Procedures, Dimension 3.3: Classroom Culture, Dimension 4.1: Professional Demeanor and Ethics

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Thursday, September 8, 2022

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Evelyn Gilson
Deanne Goen
Special Education Director, Special Education Teacher, Teacher (All Level)
Date Time Location
9/8/2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 17 ESC - South Conference F
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Per HB 462, resources and services provided by Region 17 ESC are solely aligned with, and designed to support, the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) adopted by the State Board of Education.

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