CAM Achievement's evidence-based Professional Development Programs are designed to meet the needs of both Special Education and General Education. Our interactive modules help educators serve "at risk", disabled, and under-performing students.
Customized professional development and pricing is also available upon request.
Six Easy Steps to a Better Lesson Plan
In this presentation, we will review the six steps for developing workable and measurable plans for successful inclusion of special education students into the general education setting. It is all about working smart, not working faster or harder!
Eight Listening Strategies to improve Academic Performance
This presentation will review the eight listening skills that foster academic achievement in students and acceleration of instruction for teachers. The eight skills are: (a) listening for meaning, (b) listening for facts, (c) listening for information, (d) listening for discrimination, (e) listening for identification, (f) listening for evaluation, (g) listening for ideas, and (h) listening for humor.
Strategies for maintaining a Safe and Orderly Environment on the School Bus
This presentation will review the responsibilities of Bus Monitors and Drivers of Special Education students. This module will cover the following: behavioral techniques on how to maintain a safe and orderly environment, strategies on how to develop mutual respect for students, review medical concerns and supports, cover pragmatic language skills that support successful rapport with students, and review exceptionalities and their behaviors
Response to intervention with a focus on inclusion
This presentation will review and demonstrate interventions that work best with students in a tier system of instruction. The concepts of duration of services, intensity of services and frequency of services will be defined as they relate to the tier system.
Achievement Strategies for Special Education
This presentation will provide hands-on activities to support achievement strategies for special education students. Strategies will be reviewed and examples given that provide the greatest learning gains for special education students.
Legal Concerns for the Special Education Classroom
This presentation will review the key elements of special education that create legal concerns such as: (a) poor data review, (b) social media, (c) misuse of technology, (d) words that always result in legal actions, and (e) procedures that are written but not workable. Workable corrections for these concerns will be provided.
The 50 most common Special Education errors that can land an Educator in Court
This module will review these simple but costly errors in depth as well as provide solutions for each error.
Para-Professional training in the area of Special Education
This module focuses on Para's with Speech Education Students and Staff. There will be reviews of the history of IDEA, understanding IEP goals, knowledge of exceptionalities, methods to collect data, confidentiality, how they serve multiple roles, and effective instructional strategies for the Para-Professional.
Effective strategies for building collaborative teams
This module focuses on 10 key strategies and techniques that foster a strong positive work environment amongst teacher cohorts.