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Addressing Disproportionality in Alabama Public Schools

     Addressing Disproportionality in Alabama Public Schools Professional Development has three components that must be conducted annually for all newly hired teachers, administrators, evaluators and others, as appropriate.

Component One:
Addressing Disproportionality in Alabama Public Schools Presentation

Directions:

  1.  Click the link or copy and paste into the URL window to download and view the presentation.
http://www.alsde.edu/sec/ses/Reports/Addressing%20Disproportionality%20in%20Alabama%20Schools.pdf  
  2.  http://www.alsde.edu/sec/ses/Reports/Addressing%20Disproportionality%20in%20Alabama%20Schools%20%28Reader%27s%20Notes%29.pdf

Component Two:
Positive Behavior Support (PBS)

Directions:
We are currently experiencing technical difficulty with the PBS Website.  Please continue to Component Three.

Component Three:
Makes Sense Strategies (MSS) Training

Directions:
 
1.  Go to the Alabama State Personnel Development Grant website Makes Sense Strategies Professional Development
(
http://www.alspdg.org/makessense_strategies_training.html)
  2.  Follow the detailed instructions to complete the MSS video series PD

Professional Development Documents
Click the links to download the professional development documents.  Open each document; fill in the details and print.

ALSDE Professional Development Certificate
ALSDE Professional Development Certificate
(http://www.alspdg.org/2013_docs/Addressing_Disproportionality_certificate.doc)Individuals completing Addressing Disproportionality in Alabama Public Schools professional development will receive a certificate from the LEA conducting the training. It is the individual’s responsibility to retain a copy of the Addressing Disproportionality in Alabama Public Schools professional development certificate.

Statement of Assurance form
Statement of Assurance form
(http://www.alspdg.org/2013_docs/Assurance_Statement_%20FORM.doc)
The ALSDE requires all LEAs to complete the Statement of Assurance form and retain a copy on file for official use during Focused Monitoring visits.  LEAs are no longer required to send a copy of the Statement of Assurance form to the SDE.

Note:  If you have problems with the certificate, download it to your desktop. Then open the certificate from the saved file. 


ALSDE Contact

     Theresa Farmer
     SPDG Specialist
     (334) 242-8114
    
tfarmer@alsde.edu

 



"This project is supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the U.S. Department of Education."


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