Weekly Newsletters

These weekly newsletters are emailed to coalition liaisons and others who wish to receive them.  Contact Mary (mbettlach@ucpnet.org) if you wish to be on the mailing list for Minnesota or Shannon (scici@ucpnet.org) if you are in Illinois, Kansas or Pennsylvania and wish to receive the newsletter.


2018-19 Newsletters

#20 Student Led IEPs

#19 Executive Function App Wheel and All Things Chrome: Chrome Supports for Executive Function

#18 Student Attendance and Engagement

#17 Student Discipline Alternatives

#16 Implementing the Five Nonnegotiables in the Early Childhood Classroom

#15 Meeting All the Needs of Students with ASD: Comprehensive Planning That Leads to Optimal Outcomes

#14 UDL Series (4 Parts)

#13 Transition Resources: Get to Work! Handheld Technology Supports Employment for Individuals with Autism; I'm Determined website

#12 Mindfulness Resources: Wellbeing in School: Coping, Calming and Mindfulness; Mindfulness: A Strategy for Building Success and Wellness in the 21st Century Workplace

#11 Mental Health

#10 Transition Resources: Systematic Instruction: Coaching for Success; Transition to Adulthood

#9 Transition Resources: Transition Tech Tools to Empower Your Students/Adults; Transition Services - There's an App for That

#8 Adobe Announcement Regarding the End of FLASH

#7 New Trainings: Cultural Competency; Internet Safety

#6 Seeing the Forest Through the Trees: Strategies for Creating Accessible Lessons

#5 Adapting on the Fly: Making Complex Academic Learning Accessible for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

#4 Winning with Social Media; Billy Footwear

#3 Moving Along the SAMR Ladder with the 4 Cs

#2 Suicide Prevention: QPR- Question, Persuade, Refer

#1 Invite to participate in Writing PLC


2017-18 Newsletters


5/8/18 Organization: Lasso Your Schedule and Tasks; Organizing Ourselves in a Google World: Using Google Task Lists

5/1/18 Resources for Working with English Learners

4/24/18 Social Skills and Social Story Resources

4/17/18 Adaptations for Students with Learning Disabilities

4/10/18 Evidence Based Practices for ASD

4/3/18 CLEAR Model Series

3/27/18 Supporting the Education of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

3/20/18 Hidden Curriculum, Parts 3 & 4

3/13/18 MASA Presents: Property Taxes from Levy Certification to Individual Tax Statement

3/6/18 MASA Presents: Personalized Learning

2/27/18 Presuming and Constructing Compentence

2/20/18 Dyslexia series (1) Overview (2) Writing Systems (3) Evaluation (4) Interventions

2/13/18 Concussion in Children and Youth; Intervention Strategies to Engage Students and Parents Struggling with School Anxiety and School Refusal

2/7/18 School Anxiety and School Refusal

1/30/18 Partner-Augmented Input

1/23/18 AT for Dyslexia series, Part 1: Nuts and Bolts; Part 2: Chrome Tools

1/16/18 Hidden Curriculum Series - (1) The Brain and ASD and Its Impact on Instruction, Academics and Challenging Behavior (2) One of the Secrets of Life Success ofr individuals with ASD

1/9/18 Sign Language Modules - Part 1: Introduction, Alphabet and Numbers; Part 2: Money and Math; Part 3: Transportation; Part 4: Friends and Feelings; Part 5: Sports and School; Part 6 Animals

1/2/18 Video: Top 10 Things You Can Do This School Year to Improve Your IEPs

12/19/17 Organizational Supports: Bubbl.us, Circle Plot Diagram, Compare and Contrast Map, Cube Creator, Education Oasis, Genre-Focused Planning Strategies, Persuasion Map

12/12/17 Group Buys

12/5/17 Executive Function and the Brain: Promoting Joyful Learning, Tools for Success, and Organization and Time Management for Student Success

11/28/17 Google Tutorials for Data Collection: Searching & Previewing Google Templates; Editing Google Templates for Data Collection; Using Google Forms on Mobile Devices

11/14/17 Early Literacy: Books with Repeated Lines; Literactive; Literacy Center - Early Childhood Reading

11/7/17 Mental Health Video Resources: Wellbeing in School: Coping, Calming and Mindfulness; Mental Health

10/31/17 Handwriting Resources: Handwriting for Kids; Handwriting Worksheet Maker; Printable Paper; Printable Tools, Tracer Pages 

10/24/17 Cortical Visual Impairment Resources: CVI Training Materials, Little Bear Sees, Strategy to See

10/17/17 Social Sciences Resources: Fact Monster, Flocabulary, Google Lit Trips

10/10/17 Assistive Technology Decision Making 6 part series

10/3/17 Autism Resources: Developing A Comprehensive Implementation Plan for Students with Autism; Autism Classroom Resouces website

9/26/17 Did You Use Your Resource? Technology Independence for Students and Teachers; What Does UDL Look Like in the Classroom?

9/19/17 Video series: ADA in the School Environment

9/12/17 Video: Understanding Diversity in Our Schools

9/5/17 Resources: Amazon Echo As An Accessibility Support and Search Google Using Your Voice