Your school gives its struggling and exceptional learners a great deal of support. But, do you often feel that this support could be far more effective if interventions were better targeted and structured?
Join Lee Ann Jung for a 2-hour webinar on a simple intervention planning and progress-monitoring process that has a proven track record with this student population. The session focuses on students with disabilities, English learners, and students receiving interventions in a Response to Intervention (RTI) model. Lee Ann says because RTI’s roots are in early reading development, there are many resources for general literacy outcomes at the elementary level, but not for students in other course areas or at the secondary level.
The goal of the webinar is not to teach intervention strategies, but to help you fine-tune your process for selecting, organizing, and individualizing interventions you already use. The webinar will also focus on systematic and practical data collection. You will receive a one-page intervention plan form that you can reproduce and use to integrate short-term objectives, define strategies for use in the general classroom, and monitor student progress.
Determining outcomes and strategies for critical skills
How to develop rubrics for those outcomes
What data to collect to inform interventions
Sharing data with families and students so they can participate in decisions
Selecting interventions and customizing them to the classroom
Setting up a progress record
Keeping it all practical
About the Speaker
Lee Ann Jung
has been on faculty in the University of Kentucky’s College of Education since 2002 and has worked in the field of special education since 1994. She has served in the roles of teacher, administrator, and researcher and has worked as an interventionist directly with hundreds of children with disabilities and their families.
Building on this real-world experience, Lee Ann has been invited to provide leadership to programs, schools, districts, and organizations around the world for nearly 15 years. She is actively engaged in supporting growth in the areas of assessment, family support, IEP/IFSP development, standards-based assessment for exceptional learners, planning intervention, and measuring progress. This constant connection to research-based practice in real-world settings forms the foundation of her university teaching.
Lee Ann has coauthored 3 books (Intervention planning and progress monitoring;Answers to essential questions about standards, assessments, grading, and reporting; and Grading exceptional and struggling learners), two of which were finalists for the Distinguished Achievement award from the Association of Educational Publishers. She also has authored more than 35 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has received in excess of $4 million in funding to support personnel preparation and research. This funding includes continuous US Department of Education funding since 2006 to support the tuition of scholars in the Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE) program.
Lee Ann has served as associate editor for Young Exceptional Children (YEC), guest editor and editorial board member of Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, and is currently an editorial board member for YEC and Journal of Early Intervention. Lee Ann is a 2001 graduate of Auburn University.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does a webinar work?
It’s simple. On the day of the event, you click on the link we provide. Enter your name and email address and you’re in! If your computer has good audio, the audio will be streamed to your computer along with the PowerPoint presentation. If your computer does not have audio, a phone number is provided so that you can access the audio by speaker phone.
How many can access the event per registration?
Registration is by site, not by individual, so there is no limit to the number of people who can participate at your site. We do request no more than one phone connection per site.
My school district only pays by purchase order. Do you accept POs?
Yes. You may fax the PO to 815-461-5647 or call us at 207-632-1954. Please include the full name and email address of the registrant.
What is the difference between the recording link and the CD-ROM?
Both include the synchronized audio and PowerPoint, but the link may only be accessed for 30 days. The CD-ROM provides a permanent record of the webinar. Writing instruction is a hot topic!
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