Professional Development Events

November 8, 2018

Infinitec : Assistive Technology Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders


@ Davis McCann Center

15 N 14th St Murphysboro, Il.

* Lunch provided

Augmented Reality Applications to Increase Independence in Academic Settings

Augmented Reality Applications to Increase Self-Directed Learning and Active Engagement (How AR Meets UDL)

*IDFPR CEUS & ISBE PD credit issued


January 30, 2019

Chrome Apps and Extensions to Support Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Audience: Administrators, Special Education Teachers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists UDL is a framework to optimize learning for all students and contains 3 major components. The three major components are multiple means of engagement, multiple means of representation and multiple means of expression. Participants will be introduced to the concepts and how the 3 principals can benefit ALL LEARNERS. Google Chrome is a powerful web browser that has the ability to enhance the web browsing experience through apps and extensions. Participants will have a hands-on opportunity to explore Google Chrome Apps and Extensions through a UDL lens.

*Lunch Provided

@ Carbondale Civic Center

200 S Illinois Av

Carbondale, Il 62901


*IDFPR CE Credit & ISBE PD 5.0 credit hours Issued


February 25, 2019

Identification & Provision of Special Education Services: Spotlight on District Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Using Data to Determine Special Education Eligibility and Suspension of Students with IEPs.

* Lunch Provided

8:30-3:30 @ Carbondale Civic Center

200 S Illinois Ave. Carbondale Il .

Member District & TCSE Staff Free/ Outside TCSE $50 Registration fee /Checks payable to TCSE

This workshop will guide you through the major topics in special education law, focusing on those issues that are new, those that are prevalent, and those that never-get-old. We know our basic obligations to students with disabilities – but let’s take a deeper look into data used for determining special education eligibility; as well as, the implications and procedures for suspending students with IEPs.

Presenter: Brandon K. Wright of Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd.

ISBE PD 6.0 hr Credit issued or Administrator Academy Available


Renewal and Professional Development for Educators

Contact Laurel Harris, Staff Development Coordinator 618-684-2109