98 | Professional Development and Training in AT

98 | Professional Development and Training in AT

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Quality Indicator for Assistive Technology:
Professional Development and Training in AT

Promising Practices


  1. All professional development and training includes strategies for use of AT devices and services to facilitate academic achievement.
  2. The comprehensive AT professional development plan encompasses all elements¸ audiences¸ and levels.
  3. Professional development and training addresses all aspects of selection¸ acquisition¸ and use of AT.
  4. Professional development and training consistently aligns with other initiatives as appropriate.
  5. Professional development and training opportunities are provided on a comprehensive¸ repetitive and continuous schedule utilizing appropriate local¸ regional and national resources.
  6. Professional development and training consistently considers research-based adult learning strategies.
  7. Changes in practice are consistently measured using a variety of reliable measures linked to improved student performance.

Resources for developing Operational Procedures


Worksheets


Teams may use the following Professional Development and Training forms -
Staff Development Plan Feature-Match Form and/or the AT PD and Training Planning Form

See page 100-101 for worksheets.