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  • Identifying and Removing Obstacles for Black Students with Special Needs

  • 3 Salary Points, Exceptional Students

Identifying and Removing Obstacles for Black Students with Special Needs
  • Identifying and Removing Obstacles for Black Students with Special Needs

Sale! $149 Reg. $179

  • 3 Salary Points

Promotions for LAUSD Teachers

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of underserved Black Students with Special Needs? Change agency begins with awareness, knowledge, and skill. In this self-paced course for LAUSD teachers will recognize personal and professional biases, relationships between structures of racism and special education, relate empathy for ignorance to strategies for equity, and relegate evidence-based and privileged best practices to the most marginalized students with special needs: Black students.

Objectives

  • Analyze data and recognize disparities and challenges among boys and girls across all special education boys and girls, specifically, Black, White, Latinx and Native American Indian.
  • Apply the idea of best teaching and advocate practices to their classrooms to better support struggling students to reach their potential.
  • Begin to assess/unpack/reflect on their own individual identities and cultures, including influences on teaching and learning.
  • Choose equitable and easy to implement classroom management practices as a strategy for inclusion.
  • Design an instructional practice, process, or program proposal that directly impacts the outcomes for Black students with special needs.
  • Design and implement a learning environment that affirms students’ racial and cultural identities and contributes to their engagement and learning through the cultivation of critical inquiry.
  • Develop strategies for implementing best teaching practices to support struggling students and students with disabilities.
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of School Resource Officers (SRO)
  • Explore evidence-based interventions as instruments for academic success.
  • Explore their own conscious and unconscious bias in working with racially diverse students.
  • Explore the process in which schools use to identify students with disabilities.
  • Envision equitable special education systems and practices as a way forward toward improved outcomes.
  • Identify what struggling students may look like in your classroom.
  • Identify and question underlying personal and institutional beliefs, norms, practices, and assumptions that contribute to inequity.
  • Identify the Practices to support identifying students with a disability. Identify historical oppression and the multigenerational impact on Black students and families.
  • Investigate institutional norms and practices that form or contribute to inequities in special education.
  • Learn about specific biases in special education and reflect on their own biases.
  • Learn methods for identifying and responding to inequities that relate to the special education system.
  • Recognize effective early intervention practices.
  • Recognize collaboration with a special education advocate as part of the individualized education plan (IEP) process.

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