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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. Each LEA is responsible for facilitating Addressing Disproportionality in Alabama Public Schools training, maintaining a personnel training database, and verifying assessment documents for each of the three components

Component One:
Addressing Disproportionality in Alabama Public Schools Awareness 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%20%28Reader%27s%20Notes%29.pdf

Component Two:
Positive Behavior Support (PBS)
The IRIS Center Module Resources

Directions:
  1.Review Navigating an IRIS STAR Legacy Module
    
http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/home/navigating-the-iris-website/navigating-an-iris-   star-legacy-module/
  2. Classroom Management (Part 1):
      Learning the Components of a Comprehensive Behavior Management Plan.
      http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/beh1/

      ASSESSMENT
      Use a word document or your own paper to answer questions 1-5.  Follow LEA
     
requirements for submitting assessment documents.
     
http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/beh1/cr_assess/#content
  3. Classroom Management (Part 2):
      Developing Your Own Comprehensive Behavior Management Plan
     
http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/beh2/#content

      ASSESSMENTS
      A.
Once you have completed PERSPECTIVES & RESOURCES return to page 9 to
        develop you own action plan. Follow LEA requirements for submitting assessment
        documents.  
      B.
Use a word document or your own paper to answer questions 1-5.  Follow LEA
         requirements for submitting assessment documents.  
        
http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/beh2/cr_assess/#content

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
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 professional development certificate.
http://www.alspdg.org/docs/DISPPROPORTIONALITY_CERTIFICATE.docx

Statement of Assurance form
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.
http://www.alspdg.org/docs/Assurance_Statement_with logo.doc

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

     Theresa Farmer
    
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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