Increasing Academic Engagement for All: High Quality Education

Are you looking for strategies and knowledge to better provide academic instruction to your students with ASD and other disabilities? Increasing Academic Engagement for All: High Quality Education will provide a 1-day workshop highlighting best practices in instructional design and delivery, including reading, writing, and math routines for you to use with students.

Participant Requirements
  1. Teach reading, writing, and/or math to students in kindergarten through eighth grade
  2. Attend the in-person workshop for the full day (8-3:30)
Training Topics
  • Best practices for academic instruction
  • Routines and supports for teaching core academic areas
  • The gradual release model
  • Appropriate learning targets and corresponding instructional materials
Workshop Format
  • Large group instruction, modeling, and discussion
  • Small group application
  • Individualized goals and action plans
Proof of Attendance Attendees will receive 6 hours of professional development hours for attending. Participants must attend the full day to receive the 6 professional development hours.

Sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education, through the Tennessee Technical Assistance Network (TN-TAN) and available at no cost to LEAs in Tennessee.

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