Life-Changing Outcomes for Exceptional Kids

“Distance Learning for the Special Education Community: Connecting & Customizing” Webinar for Educators

Online Web Conference

Distance Learning for the Special Education Community: Connecting & Customizing

Presented by the First Children School Administrative Team:

Kathleen McCarthy Gorski, MEd, Principal

Elizabeth Clark, MEd, TVI, School Supervisor

Dr. Ellen D’Amato, PhD, School Psychologist


May 12, 2020


Webinar Agenda

  • Staying Connected with Staff Through Distance Learning-Kathleen McCarthy Gorski
    • Staying Connected: Team Meetings/Teacher Meetings
    • Access: Technological Access
    • Communication Connection: Positivity/Differentiation/Flexibility/Innovation/Scheduling
  • Connections with Families, Students, and Sending Districts-Ellen D’Amato, PhD
    • Collaboration: History/Families/Child Study Teams/Staff
    • Distant/Remote Strategies: Individualize/Simplify/Practice/Support/Continue
    • Stress Reduction: Natural Environments/Daily Routines/Therapeutic Support
  • Curriculum Streamlining – “What Does This Look Like?”-Elizabeth Clark
    • Remote Learning Instruction: Packets/Technology Classrooms – Access/Documenting/
    •  Distance Learning: Staff Involvement/Roles
    • Parental Instructional Support: Rapport/Access/Accountability

Learn More About the Presenters

The registration for this webinar date is now full.  We still have room for the same webinar on the 13th for which you can register below. 

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