•  January 29, 2019
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

What Does an Individualized Education Program Look Like? (webinar)

Learning Level 1: Introductory/Awareness

Intended Audience: Administrators, ECSE and General Educators, Teacher Assistants, Family Members, Family Educators

This webinar will introduce the steps for providing an Individual Education Program (IEP) for an early childhood student. The steps include Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), referral, placement, and key terms. Information and tips for parents will be included. Resources will be shared.

Continuing Education – This webinar will provide 1.5 contact hours for the following:

  • Educator License Renewal
  • CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 6
  • CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals
  • Gateways to Opportunity credit in area G (Org. ID# B40093)

Full participation is required to receive a certificate.

 

Presenter(s)

  • Sherial McKinney
    Sherial McKinney, M.S. Ed., is an Early Childhood Resource Specialist for STARnet Regions I and III. She has taught and worked in the field of early childhood education for over 40 years. Sherial has taught Early Childhood Special Education in a self-contained setting and in a blended program with students enrolled in the Pre-K at Risk and Preschool for All programs. She has also taught Kindergarten, Title I Reading and Math for grades K-8, and in a federally-funded child care program. Sherial has provided staff development and training opportunities for teachers, support staff, administrators and family members at a variety of local, state, regional, and national conferences. She provides trainings on various topics such as Math, Literacy, Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards, Early Learning Scale Assessment, Work Sampling System-Illinois, and several other topics.
  • Cecilia Mintz
    Cecilia Mintz, B.S. Ed, is an Early Childhood Resource Specialist for STARnet Regions I & III. She has worked in Early Childhood since 2007. Cecilia has worked with a diverse population at Head Start. While working with Head Start she guided children with Project Approach. Cecilia worked at engaging families in their child’s education by encouraging their input on family goals involving their child. She collaborated with local education agencies on IEPs.
  • Roseann Slaght
    Roseann Slaght has worked as a Family Resource Specialist for STARnet for 23 years. Her goals are to embrace inclusive practices, and find ways to support each child in order to develop their full potential, and include parents as partners in the learning process. She is a parent of two adult men with significant disabilities. In her spare time, she is also a licensed Massage Therapist. Rose earned her degree in Child Development.
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