High-Leverage Practices in Special Education defines the activities that all special educators need to be able to use in their classroom from day one. High-leverage practices (HLPs) are organized around four aspects of practice - collaboration, assessment, social/emotional/behavioral practices, and instruction. Special education teachers enact practices in these areas in integrated and reciprocal ways. The HLP writing team is a collaborative effort of practicioners, scholars, researchers and teacher prep faculty from the Council for Exceptional Children, its Teacher Education Division, and the CEEDAR Center. You may click on the image or this link to download a .pdf of the document. It can also be requested from our library.
The mission of the Training & Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (birth–22 years). This mission is two-fold; first, to increase the...