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Southwest RESA, Identification and Education of Students with Special Needs
 Registration is OPEN.

CaseNEX is pleased to partner with the Southwest RESA to offer professional development in Special Education to teachers in the RESA's member districts. Through CaseNEX online professional development, teachers will build their capacity to serve students requiring special services through a case study approach.

Teachers from the following systems are eligible to sign up for these courses:

Baker County
Calhoun County
Colquitt County
Decatur County
Dougherty County
Early County
Grady County
Lee County
Miller County
Mitchell County
Pelham City
Seminole County
Terrell County
Thomas County
Thomasville City
Worth County

The Identification and Education of Students with Special Needs course is a 50 hour, online course. Course will receive 5 PLU credits from Southwest Georgia RESA after successful course completion.

This online course will allow teachers to collaborate with peers and receive instructor feedback from the comfort of their home. CaseNEX courses provide a collaborative approach to learning and are based upon the tenets of problem-based learning. All materials and assignments are completed online, allowing teachers the flexibility to work from anywhere. Included within the course are multimedia cases, or "slices of life," that form a realistic connection between professional development and the complex school environment.

$310 for 5 PLU credit

To discuss district sponsoring of a teacher cohort, please contact:

Mercedes Cordero, Ph.D.
VP, South
(954) 663-9850 / (305) 822-3502
mcordero@casenex.com

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Course Description

Identification and Education of Students with Special Needs

Course participants will develop instructional and leadership skills needed for teaching students with special learning needs, as well as students at-risk for academic and social failure. The concepts of teacher collaboration, least restrictive environment, accommodations and modifications, confidentiality, behavior management, identification, and giftedness will be reviewed using authentic case studies. Participants will reflect upon how these concepts drive instructional practices in today's challenging classroom environment. Using the cases as a launching point, teachers will be given the opportunity to participate in on-line discussions regarding beliefs, best practices, challenges, and current research.

Course Start Dates


April 11, 2016
July 11, 2016
September 12, 2016


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