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KEDC Special Education Cooperative

The KEDC Special Education Cooperative is composed of a multidisciplinary team of educators with expertise in the areas of special education procedures and issues, instructional strategies, literacy, positive behavior interventions & support, classroom management, assistive technology, UDL, complex needs, and secondary transition. KEDC Special Education Cooperative provides support services and technical assistance as well as professional development to 22 school districts in Eastern Kentucky.

Literacy Cadre - Reading Fluency
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
April 24, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Literacy Strategies for SwD Cadre 2018~2019 - Reading Fluency

For Special Education Teachers though We welcome all educational partners!

Gather, learn, & share ideas for SLD in Reading & Writing using Recipe for Reading and The Writing Revolution Books

We will have PLC Discussions & learn from others in the field. 

All meetings are @ KEDC/Ashland 9-3:00 ~ Lunch is on your own - Books and materials are free while supplies last!

Scheduled dates for cadre:

  • April 24
ASD - The Big 5
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
April 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Taking an in-depth look at the 5 most effective evidence-based practices to implement in classrooms with students on the Autism Spectrum.

KEDC Directors of Special Education Meeting
Location:
Morehead Conference Center
April 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Monthly Meeting of the Directors of Special Education in the KEDC Special Education Cooperative region. For more information contact Pam Middleton at pam.middleton@kedc.org 

Member Districts Include:

  • Ashland Ind
  • Augusta Ind
  • Bath County
  • Boyd County
  • Carter County
  • Elliott County
  • Fairview Ind
  • Fleming County
  • Greenup County
  • Johnson County
  • Lawrence County
  • Lewis County
  • Martin County
  • Mason County
  • Menifee County
  • Morgan County
  • Paintsville Ind
  • Raceland-Worthington Ind
  • Robertson County
  • Rowan County
  • Russell Ind

 

IEP Development Training
Location:
KEDC Ashland
May 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

This session will provide the updated step-by-step guide of the process for developing an Individual Education Program using the IEP Guidance Document produced by the Kentucky Department of Education. Teachers will be provided the knowledge and skills to design meaningful, individualized programming for students in special education. This session will emphasize the role of determining current baseline using student performance data, developing measurable, observable goals, determining evidence based SDI & SAS and using appropriate tools for monitoring progress on successful student outcomes.

This training is at the KEDC Ashland Office.

Who can register for the training:

  • New Teachers
  • Service Providers
  • Administrators who need a detailed step-by-step training of how to develop IEP for students with disabilities. 
Progress Monitoring Training
Location:
KEDC Ashland
May 7, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

This statewide training module demonstrates how progress monitoring fits into the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process by providing approaches, tips and tools for progress monitoring and showing how to use progress monitoring data to set goals, make instructional decisions, and plan programs for individual students with disabilities.

School Psychologist Cadre
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
May 8, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

This meeting will provide an opportunity for School Psychologists from the KEDC and KVEC Special Education Cooperative regions to come together to receive enrichment, networking and growth opportunities.  They will also discuss current topics, trends, and resources related to their area of expertise.

For more information please contact jenny.hogg@kedc.org

Conceptual Strategies - Addition & Subtraction
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Teaching Addition/Subtraction

Three hour training introduces strategies to build understanding of addition and subtraction using appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives.

Conceptual Strategies - Multiplication & Division
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Teaching Multiplication/Division

Three hour training introduces strategies to build understanding of multiplication and division using appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives.

Conceptual Strategies - Fractions
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 7, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Teaching Fractions

Three hour training introduces strategies for introducing and performing operations with fractions.  Appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives are used to help build understanding.

Conceptual Strategies - Algebra
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Algebra Concepts

Three hour training introduces strategies for introducing integers and basic algebra concepts.  Appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives such as integer/algebra tiles are used.

Conceptual Strategies - Addition & Subtraction
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Teaching Addition/Subtraction

Three hour training introduces strategies to build understanding of addition and subtraction using appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives.

Conceptual Strategies - Multiplication & Division
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Teaching Multiplication/Division

Three hour training introduces strategies to build understanding of multiplication and division using appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives.

Conceptual Strategies - Fractions
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Teaching Fractions

Three hour training introduces strategies for introducing and performing operations with fractions.  Appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives are used to help build understanding.

Conceptual Strategies - Algebra
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Algebra Concepts

Three hour training introduces strategies for introducing integers and basic algebra concepts.  Appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives such as integer/algebra tiles are used.

Reading Comprehension Strategies for SwD
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Conceptual Strategies - Multiplication & Division
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Teaching Multiplication/Division

Three hour training introduces strategies to build understanding of multiplication and division using appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives.

Conceptual Strategies - Addition & Subtraction
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Teaching Addition/Subtraction

Three hour training introduces strategies to build understanding of addition and subtraction using appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives.

Conceptual Strategies - Algebra
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Algebra Concepts

Three hour training introduces strategies for introducing integers and basic algebra concepts.  Appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives such as integer/algebra tiles are used.

Conceptual Strategies - Fractions
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Summer 2019:  3-Hour Conceptual Training Sessions

These sessions are designed to give teachers an introduction to conceptually teaching mathematics concepts from elementary to early middle school students.  All materials will be provided in the trainings.  All the trainings are free to KEDC Special Ed member districts.

Conceptual Strategies for Teaching Fractions

Three hour training introduces strategies for introducing and performing operations with fractions.  Appropriate grade-level standards and manipulatives are used to help build understanding.

KEDC Directors of Special Education Meeting
Location:
KEDC, Ashland
June 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Monthly meeting of the Directors of Special Education from the KEDC Special Education Cooperative region. For more information contact Pam Middleton at pam.middleton@kedc.org

Member Districts Include:

  • Ashland Ind
  • Augusta Ind
  • Bath County
  • Boyd County
  • Carter County
  • Elliott County
  • Fairview Ind
  • Fleming County
  • Greenup County
  • Johnson County
  • Lawrence County
  • Lewis County
  • Martin County
  • Mason County
  • Menifee County
  • Morgan County
  • Paintsville Ind
  • Raceland-Worthington Ind
  • Robertson County
  • Rowan County
  • Russell Ind

 

Summer Institute Save the Date
Location:
KEDC Ashland
July 29, 2019 - 8:30am to July 31, 2019 - 3:30pm

Support services include technical assistance and consultation with individual teachers, teams, and district staff for a variety of situations which may include:

Request for Indirect Services
Request for Direct Services
  • Implementing and monitoring special education procedures
  • Supporting emergency & probationary certified and new teachers
  • Implementing differentiated instruction via literacy & math strategies, co-teaching, PBIS, Kansas Learning Strategies and Content Enhancement Routines
  • Providing training, consultation and support on using Assistive Technology and UDL
  • Analysis of district & regional data and district assistance with ASSIST/CDIPs and CSIPs.
  • Providing training and technical assistance for students with autism, sensory impairments and other complex needs
  • Collaboration with other agencies

KEDC Special Education Cooperative Districts

KEDC Special Education Cooperative Staff

Carter, Mandy, Low Incidence Consultant

Mandy Carter

Low Incidence Consultant
Looney, Tiffany, Literacy Consultant

Tiffany Looney

Literacy Consultant
Dehart, Lori, Behavior Consultant

Lori Dehart

Behavior Consultant
Middleton, Pam, Executive Assistant

Pam Middleton

Executive Assistant
Lane, Lacey, M.S. CCC-SLP

Lacey Lane, M.S. CCC-SLP

M.S. CCC-SLP
Rutledge, Charles, PGES & Math Consultant

Charles Rutledge

PGES & Math Consultant
Little, Stephanie, KEDC Special Education Cooperative Director

Stephanie Little

KEDC Special Education Cooperative Director
Staton, Julia, Pre-employment Transition Specalist

Julia Staton

Pre-employment Transition Specalist
Looney, Jon, Assistive Technology Consultant

Jon Looney

Assistive Technology Consultant
Thompson, Allan , Math Consultant

Allan Thompson

Math Consultant