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CSPD III -
CSPD (Comprehensive System of Personnel Development) is as vital component of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Montana State Plan for Special Education. CSPD provides pre-service, in-service, and technical assistance for parents, general and special educators, administrators, and other service providers with the end result being better programs and services for all children and youth. Subscribe to view upcoming in-services.
Community of Practice (OPI) -
These meetings are one hour sessions held the first Thursday of the Month from 3:30-4:30. There will be a short 10-20 minute presentation on a topic followed by a discussion around that topic. The purpose of these meetings is to provide technical assistance and support for Special Education teachers as well as help build a network for teachers throughout Montana. Contact the Coop for a Zoom link or send questions to Jennifer Nettleton, 406-444-5848.
December 3, 2020- Preschool Transition - Danni McCarthy
January 7, 2021- TBD
February 4, 2021- Best Practices with Parents- Chris McCrea
March 4, 2021- HS Transition- Marla Swanby and Sara Bailey
April 1, 2021-Data Collection-TBD
May 6, 2021-Inclusive Programming-TBD
June 3, 2021- TBD