Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resource Database

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AACTE conducted surveys in April 2020, October 2020, and September 2021, asking members about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their educator preparation programs. All three surveys were representative of AACTE’s membership. This report describes how conditions have changed since 2020, highlighting the lasting effects of the pandemic

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Research Product | Attract, Prepare, Retain | COVID-19 | Personnel Development

Due to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the candidate pool of career changers to enter the teaching workforce is greater than ever. This brief provides guidelines for leveraging these potential candidates to address critical shortage areas.

Tags: Local/District Agencies | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | Attract, Prepare, Retain | COVID-19 | Personnel Development

The current pandemic has resulted in the need for educators and service providers to find ways to deliver services remotely; yet students and communities have unequal access to internet and technology resources. This resource helps practitioners make decisions about the most appropriate method for distant delivery and has organized resources and indicated the level of technology necessary to use them when providing instruction and services for transition-age students with disabilities.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | Parent/Families | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Equity and Disproportionality

To support educators, as well as state and district leaders, in answering critical data questions, these centers shared how the four essential elements of data literacy can guide teams in using data, both virtually and in-person, to make accurate and feasible decisions in times of unknown. Additionally, SEAs were given tools to help support their LEAs to work together to meet student’s diverse needs during this webinar.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Webinar | COVID-19 | Data | Implementation Science

The Unified Young readers Club is a great inclusive activity for a younger audience and accompanies Special Olympics Young Athletes play with books and study guides that support teachers as they address such topics as inclusion, awareness, friendship, bullying, and acceptance to audiences of both students with and without intellectual disabilities. Each book has a theme that relates to multiple state academic standards, and aligns with the precepts of positive school climate initiatives.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Website | COVID-19 | Inclusive Practices | Literacy

To successfully launch the 2020-2021 school year for students with disabilities, state education agencies (SEAs) have an essential leadership role to play in supporting local school systems to plan for multiple scenarios, including services delivered in-person, through distance learning, and via blended approaches.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Implementation Science

The purpose of Inclusion Tiles is to support understanding of the true meaning of diversity and meaningful inclusion. Meaningful inclusion is hard to put into words and action, and these tiles help to start the conversation and support people of all ages along their inclusion journey.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Inclusive Practices

This Voices from the Field video shares the experiences of four teachers in the Exceptional Children department in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as they adjusted to delivering instruction during COVID-19 restrictions. They discuss the importance of communicating with families, how they have adapted virtual instruction and used instructional materials, their thoughts for continuing efforts in fall 2020, and their advice for other teachers.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Inclusive Practices

NCSI presented a multi-part webinar series sharing best practices for state special education leaders to make the best use of available resources during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. NCSI and invited experts shared information to help state leadership teams make informed decisions amid current circumstances, ensuring leaders are poised to continue high-quality educational programming for students and families.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | School Improvement

To successfully launch the 2020-2021 school year for students with disabilities, state education agencies (SEAs) have an essential leadership role to play in supporting local school systems to plan for multiple scenarios, including services delivered in-person, through distance learning, and via blended approaches.

Tags: Local/District Agencies | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | School Improvement

COVID-19 has caused an unexpected rapid transition to online content delivery for many. Thankfully, there are already many great resources on how to effectively teach online. Here we’re sharing some of our favorite resources.

Tags: Educators | Toolkit | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Inclusive Practices

In this webinar, Dr. Anita Archer teaches high leverage instructional practices for in-person and remote learning. Consistent with an explicit instruction approach, Dr. Archer demonstrates each practice, actively engages her audience, and sets educators up to successfully pivot their effective instructional practices into the current content.

Tags: Educators | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Inclusive Practices

Brief guidance provided on key questions to consider when planning purposeful adaptations to evidence based practices for new contexts such as online learning or blended learning environments.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Inclusive Practices

This guide is designed primarily for use by district teams seeking to reduce racial and ethnic disproportionality in school discipline, regardless of whether they are implementing SWPBIS. It provides examples of content that could be included in board policies or district administrative rules and regulations. School teams may also use this guide in developing school- specific policies and procedures. This guide is not intended to replace legal counsel for policies required by local, state, and federal legislation.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | Technical Assistance Product | Behavior Supports and Discipline | COVID-19 | Equity and Disproportionality

This resource focuses on how to use inclusive practices in online environments and highlights how the best practices for including special populations are also the best practices for all students. There are also considerations for teachers around planning inclusive online learning.

Tags: Educators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Inclusive Practices