- Collaborative Inquiry Teams for more Inclusive Pedagogy: Teachers College Inclusive Classrooms Project - Asked to provide professional development for the recent New York City Special Education Phase One Reform, TCICP convened 8 year-long collaborative inquiry groups of public school teachers and administrators. The project director and research fellow provide an overview of the project and two teachers share how the Spotlight work helps them support the achievement of students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Presented at the March Statewide meeitng of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling by Cynthia Gillespie Celia Oyler Sarah Schlessinger Robert Quinlan
- Social Competence and Young Learners-
This presentation was given by
Cecile Gleason, Ph.D. from The College of Saint Rose, Albany and
Yoon-Joo Lee, Ed.D. from Brooklyn College, CUNY
at the Spring 2011 Statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling
There were videos linked in the original presentation. They do not function in the attached version.
- Possible Criteria for Selecting, Assessing, and Sustaining High Quality Clinical Practice in Inclusive Settings- The purposes of this session are to: (a) discuss the concept of high quality clinical practice in inclusive settings, (b) offer suggestions for selecting, assessing, and sustaining such placements, and (c) propose a practitioner-driven applied research agenda. Presented at the Spring 2011 Statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling by Larry Maheady.
- Effective Use of the Literacy Quality Indicators as a Tool for Assessing School District's Instructional Programs & Practices-
This presentation will provide participants with a brief overview of the format of the LQIs. Case studies will be presented on the various ways school districts have incorporated the use of LQIs in determining priority need areas as well as prescribing and planning activities to change practices to improve outcomes for students with disabilities. Several "Walkthrough" formats that have been designed based on the LQIs will be shared.
Two books recommended in this session were
- Statewide Meeting Overview - 3/25/2011-
NEW YORK HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPORT CENTER FOR SYSTEMSCHANGE
Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling
- Great Teachers and Great Leaders- This presentation was given at the Spring 2011 Statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling by Robert Bentley Teaching Initiatives & Teacher Certification from NYSED - Office of Higher Education A large portion of this presentation was given that is not represented in the attached slides.
- The Complexities of Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Young Children with Disabilities- Language Impaired or Second Language Learner? This presentation will examine the major issues regarding the identification, assessment, and instruction of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) young children with disabilities. We will also discuss how to address these issues in teacher preparation programs. Presented by Victoria Rodriguez at the 2011 Spring Statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling.
- Cradle to Career Education: The Role of Early Childhood Special Education as the Foundation For Learning - Presented at the March 25th Statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive SchoolingMarch Presented by: Barbara Schwartz, Ph.D., Associate Clinical Professor New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education & Human Development Department of Teaching and Learning And Cecile Gleason, Ph.D., Assistant Professor The College of St. Rose, Department of Teacher Education
- Positive Behavioral Supports Workgroup Report (Fall 2009)-
This was presented by Dr. Amanda Fenlon at the Fall Statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling.
- Fidelity of Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices and Programs - This is an IRIS module on Fidelity of Implementation: Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices and Programs
- Mapping the VESID Quality Indicators against Teacher Preparation Programs-
As part of the Task Force’s on-going application of the VESID Quality Indicators to Teacher Preparation Programs in NYS, teacher preparation programs at four institutions will describe and discuss their processes for mapping the Quality Indicators against curricula and field experiences. Discussions will include their purposes and methods for mapping the Quality Indicators, the conversations with colleagues during the process, the benefits and challenges of the mapping process, and the learning that took place in programs as a result of the mapping.
- Raising the Bar through Curriculum Enhancement: -
SUNY Fredonia's 325T OSEP Grant
This presentation will describe SUNY Fredonia’s College of Education five-year $500,000 grant through the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. The program initiative is designed to improve the training and qualifications of its graduates as they earn certification in special education and general education. The discussion will focus on our goals and grant implementation process.
Presented by Kathleen Magiera and Rhea Simmons of SUNY Fredonia.
PowerPoint file attached below.
- Parent Engagement in Teacher Preparation-
Presenters will offer examples of how NYS teacher preparation programs incorporate explicit instruction to support the data that shows the positive impact that effective parent involvement has on student performance and outcomes. Participants will explore teacher preparation courses that invite parents to present, provide for a family-based practicum, and model evidence based practices and effective strategies on parent involvement.
- Project MUSE: A collaborative program for 7-12 special education teacher preparation-
Project MUSE is a federally-funded (325T) program for preservice program improvement at Bank Street College designed to create an innovative case-based, collaborative Master’s degree program to address the shortage of secondary special education teachers. Working in partnership with the Bridges for Learning Network, a component of the New York City Public School System, Project MUSE incorporates public school teachers and administrators as partners in designing multimedia teaching cases which form the nucleus of an integrated, field-based teacher preparation program.
- Evidence Based Decision Making: Making it work in the Middle School-
This session guided participants through Mineola Middle School's comprehensive evidence-based decision making program. Participants will learn how our inclusive 3 tier program was developed from the ground up through a team approach and is now validated as an Effective practice through the S3TAIR project which is supported by a State Personnel Development Grant from the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and VESID. Components such as team building, ownership, development, structure, the IST, and progress monitoring will be discussed.
- Literacy Workgroup Report (Fall 2009)-
This report was presented by Dr. Sarah McPherson at the Fall 2009 Statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling.
- Inclusive Teacher Preparation Programs at Mount Saint Mary College- This presentation was Given by Dr. Dee Berlinghoff of Mount Saint Mary College at the Fall 2009 statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling.
- New York State's Special Education Technical Assistance Resources- This was presented by Patricia Geary, coordinator of Special Education - Policy and Professional Development within VESID, at the Fall 2009 Statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling.
- Special Education Workgroup Report (Fall 2009)-
This report was given by Dr. Howard Weiner of Touro College at the Fall Statwide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling.
- Perspectives on the Autism Regulations-
This presentation was given by Kathleen M. Feeley from Long Island University.
Included is a manuscript for the paper "Preparing Special Education Teachers in Evidence Based Strategies to Address the Needs of Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders" by Vito Loiacono and Kathleen M. Feeley
- Presentation: Online Learning by NYIT-
This was the Powerpoint they presented.
- Surveying the Geography of Inclusion among Teacher Preparation Programs in the NYSTFQIS-
These presentations were given by Peter Kozik of the NY Higher Education Support Center and used data from a survey conducted by Hayley Cavino from the Office of Professional Research and Development at Syracuse University.
- Presentation: Teacher Candidate Assessment @ The College of St. Rose- This presentation was given by Dana Abbott, Susan DeLuke, and Christine Preisinger from the College of St. Rose.
- Technology for Training and Strategic Communication- by Larry Edelman, M.S. Presented June 2-3, 2008 in Albany NY Sponsored by NERRC This document covers a set of ideas for making decisions about using technology for Professional Development (26 pages long)
- Positive Behavioral Supports and Intervention Study Group Presentation- This was presented at the Sept 26, 2008 Statewide meeting of the Task Force.
- Special Education Certification Presentation from Joe Frey- This presentation on Special Education Certification by Joe Frey was given at the September 26, 2008 Statewide meeting of the Task Force
- Schools of Promise-
This presentation on Schools of Promise, a Partnership between Syracuse University & Syracuse City School District was presented at the Sept 26, 2008 Statewide meeting of the Task Force.
Thomas H. Bull
- Report from Study Group on Effective Special Education Practices in Schools- This presentation was given by the study group on Effective Special Education Practices in Schools at the September 26, 2008 Statewide meeting of the Task Force.
- Literacy Study Group Report- This was a presentation given by the Study Group on Literacy at the September 26, 2008 Statewide meeting of the Task Force.
- S3TAIR Project Site Validation Visits- This presentation was given by Wilma Jozwiak at the September 26, 2008 Statewide meeting of the Task Force.
- Results for Students and Individuals with Disabilities- This presentation was given by Patricia Geary of VESID at the September 26, 2008 Statewide meeting of theTask Force.
- POWERPOINT: Adapting Curriculum for Student Success at the Post Secondary level- This slide show was presented by the authors at the October 3, 2003 statewide meeting of the TFQIS by Lois Fisch and Laura Dorow from Utica College
- The Effect of Appreciative Inquiry as an Intervention on the Quality of IEP Meetings and on Transition Plans- This presentation was given by Peter Kozik during the breakout session.
- The Creation of the book Supporting Inclusive Classrooms- presented by David Connor. Addressing the making and purpose of the book Supporting Inclusive Classrooms: A Resource
- Report on Preschool Education- Presented by Sandy Rybaltowski.
- Ensuring Highly Qualified and Effective Teachers for Students with Disabilities- Presented by Joe Frey.
- Effective Special Education Practices Study Group- Presentation by Howard Weiner and his Study Group.
- Recent Graduate Interviews: Preliminary Feedback on Teacher Preparation Programs- Presented by Haley Cavino (project evaluator)
- RtI (Response to Intervention)- Presented by Matt Giugno from VESID.
- Quality Indicator Review for Literacy- Presented by Sarah McPherson.
- Presentation from the Study Group on PBS- This presentation was done by Amanda Fenlon and the study group on Positive Behavioral Supports.
- Rubric for Assessing the Qualities of Partnerships Between Schools and Teacher Preparation Programs at Institutions of Higher Ed- The purpose of this document is to assess partnerships between schools and institution of higher education teacher preparation programs. By focusing on specific quality indicators, this rubric may be used to help assess these partnerships for a variety of purposes: 1) pre-program needs assessment, 2) ongoing self-assessment, 3) observational tool for studing partnership effectiveness. ( Word Document) Also included is a powerpoint presentation giving an overview of the rubric.
- Presentation from the May 2006 Inclusion Conference: Bringing Us All Together- Here is a powerpoint presentation that was presented at the May 18th 2006 Inclusion Conference in Rye NY.
- Rubric for Assessing the Qualities of Partnerships Between Schools and Teacher Preparation Programs at Institutions of Higher - This is a slideshow by Melissa Price giving an overview of the Rubric.
- Students with Disabilities Outcomes and Improvement Strategies- This powerpoint presentation was given by Patricia J. Geary, Coordinator, Special Education Policy and Professional Development.
- Strategies that Work: Universal Design for Learning and the Culturally Responsive Classroom- A collection of slides, activities and articles that address UDL and CRC. Assembled by members of the Long Island Regional Task Force.
- Special Education Technology and the Inclusive Setting- Presentation with several examples of technology used in education.
- Danforth School Inclusive Humanities Initiative- Powerpoint presentation on inclusion and literacy including English Language Learners
- Presentation: NYU Disproportionality Project Overview- Provides an overview of the TACD Project's technical assistance and professional development training modules.
- Presentation: Partnerships in Brooklyn- Michael Shoenfeld's PowerPoint presentation on inclusinve teaching methods and partnerships in Brooklyn.
- Presentation: Model of what will be done with the Evidence Based data from around the NYS- Steve Wirt's presentation on possibilities for displaying the data collected. (click on the right side of the screen to go forward, click on the left side of the screen to go backward)
- Presentation: Career and Vocational Ed. Teachers Understand Special Education- Elizabeth Hall's presentation handouts. Career and Vocational Education (C/VE) teachers noted that more than one half of the population of their classes had IEPs or Special Education Needs.
- Reading First - Noel Granger's presentation on the national initiative to ensure every child can read at grade level by third grade.
- Guided Questions for Evidence Based Practice Information Gathering- This chart is used as a series of guided questions to help document what evidence based practices are in use and being supported.
- Activity Directions: Evidence Based Practice Data Gathering- Outline of the steps of the main activity for this meeting.
- POWERPOINT: VESID Updates- This presentation by Patricia Geary illustrated how VESID is utilizing the State Performance Plan (SPP) and NCLB - IDEA
- POWERPOINT: Universal Design for Learning Mathematics: Reducing Barriers to Solving Word Problems- This session by Merry Staulters and Deborah May summarized how a multiple-case study design was employed to investigate how UDL procedures could be applied to word problems in mathematics.
- POWERPOINT: The Principles of Culturally Responsive Teaching & Culturally Responsive School Environments- This presentation by Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz offered insight into developing Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) and Culturally Responsive Environments (CRE).
- POWERPOINT: The NYS School Improvement Grant (SIG) Initiative - 5 Years On- This presentation by Hayley Cavino outlined what has changed in 5 the past 5 years.
- POWERPOINT: Regional Task Force Final Report Summaries- This presentation by Melissa Price and each of the Regional Liaisons summarizes how each region addressed the two goals of the Task Force.
- POWERPOINT: Overview of the State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)- This presentation by Matt Giugno and Wilma Jozwiak addressed the direction of the development of the SPDG.
- POWERPOINT: How Do We Make Adolescent Inclusion Work?- This presentation by Peter Kozik covers several ideas and information gleened from the Think Tank on Adolescent Inclusive Education.
- POWERPOINT: Demographics from the May 2006 Inclusion Conference in Rye Town- This presentation from Melissa Price showed the demographic breakdown of who attended the Inclusion conference in Rye Town.
- PDF: Promise, Practicality and Prudence: A Synthesis of Second Generation RTI Research- This summary provided by Howard Weiner addresses the importance of RTI research and impact on student outcomes.
- PDF: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy Resources- This handout is a list of resources promoting Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. Provided by Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz.
- PDF: Administrators? Perceptions of Response to Intervention (RtI)- This handout offered by Roberta Wiener and Leslie Soodak provides a bibliogaphy of materials on RTI.
- This mess we're in and Other History Lessons- PowerPoint Presentation by Beth Ferri from Syracuse University.
- The Accreditation Cafe: Making the process of accreditation stronger- PowerPoint Presentation by Peter Kozik of the HESC at Syracuse University
- Experiencing Inclusion: A Critical Analysis of the Lives of Teachers in Inclusive Classrooms- PowerPoint Presentation by Ann Monroe-Baillargeon from the University of Rochester
- Accountability for Results: State Performance Plan- PowerPoint Presentation by James Delorenzo from VESID
- A Critical Research Analysis of Membership in Inclusive Education: Issues and Implications- PDF Presentation by Elizabeth Erwin from Queens College
- PowerPoint: Connecting State Performance Plans and Technical Assistance Through Evidence-Based Education- Presentation made to the Aug 2006 Osep project directors' meeting in Washington, DC
- POWERPOINT: 2002-2003 HESC Year in Review- A powerpoint presentation given at the Oct3, 2003 statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schools
- POWERPOINT: 2002-2003 HESC Year in Anticipation- Presentation given at the October 3, 2003 statewide meeting of the Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schools
- VIDEO: The 10 Commandments of Communicating With People With Disabilities- 26 minute video that uses humerous vignettes to deliver its disability awareness message. Includes accompanying materials.
- Achievement in America- An impressive presentation with a collection of comparitive education data with regard to academic achievement. The summaries address international, national, socio-economic, and ethnicity related factors.