Lake View High School Mrs. Patricia Arroyo, Special Education Case Manager [email protected] Direct: 773-534-5459 Fax 773-534-5860 www.lakeviewhs.com (click SHOW ALL under DEPARTMENTS, then click SPED RESOURCE CENTER) Support for 8th grade IEPs Things to keep in mind: 9th Typical LV grade schedule 1. Generally no resource/pull out. Students usually have a mix of sped support classes. PER CLASS SPED Support (Pick 1) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 English 1 Algebra Lunch US History Biology PE 1 TT TT INS INS CON CON TT TT INS INS CON CON Art or Music H. STEM CON 2. All students switch rooms from class to class. LV currently does not have self-contained cluster programs. 3. Being a STEM school, all incoming freshmen take an Honors Stem class. 4. LV’s classes are 50 minutes long. This equals to 250 mpw on LRE grid. Transition goals are monitored monthly, but annotated as 5 mpw on grid. 5. Sped Students will be assigned a sped teacher as service provider who will remain all four years. Special Education Service Delivery Models Class type CON: Consultative Model (English, Math, Social Studies, Science) TT: Team Teaching Model (English, Math, Social Studies, Science) INS: Self-contained, Cross-categorical, Instructional Model (English, Math, Social Studies, Science) Description This is a regular education class. The student’s service provider consults with the teacher on a quarterly basis to monitor progress. IEP: No direct service from sped teacher to student. Annotate in section 10.b A&M: General. This is a regular education class. The special education teacher is in the class co-teaching daily the whole period and works with all sped students in class. IEP: Direct Services on regular ed class on LRE Grid page. Goal needed. This is a smaller structured sped class consisting of about 13 students with disabilities with a special education teacher. IEP: Direct Services in a separate class on LRE Grid page. Goal needed. Guidelines Not recommended for incoming 9th grader unless higher functioning with good executive functioning skills. Recommended for students who have been successful in the general education class with the guided sped teacher help. Recommended for low students academically and/or with high social/emotional issues. IEP LRE GRID PAGE EXAMPLE: 12. Justification of Placement in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE Grid HIGH SCHOOL (2013-2014)) The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) presumes that students with disabilities will be educated in the general education classroom with their non-disabled peers with the appropriate supplementary aids and services UNLESS there is educational justification for services in a separate setting. The bell-to-bell elementary school week is 2100 minutes and the high school week is 2175 bell-to-bell minutes; 4-hour kindergarten is 1200 bell-to-bell minutes; Half-day kindergarten/Half-day pre-kindergarten program is 775 bell-to-bell minutes. Preschool students in a half-day program have 775 bell-to-bell minutes. Specialized Instruction Area and/or Related Services Modification or Accommodation Frequency and location of Special Education/Related Services Frequency should be noted in number of minutes per week Direct Services in Regular Class (TT) Direct Services in Separate Class (INS) Language Arts/English/Reading Yes 250 MPW Mathematics Yes 250 MPW Biology & Physical Sciences Yes 250 MPW Social Sciences Yes 250 MPW TRANSITION: Education No 5 MPW TRANSITION: Employment No 5 MPW TOTAL # of minutes per week (MPW) 250 MPW Community-Based Instruction 260 MPW 0 MPW 8th/9th Grade Transition Goals Although academic goals can serve as transition goals, best practice it to have separate goals to address. Consider these as suggestions for functional, practical goals. EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT 1. Advocating of one’s learning: understanding 1. Awareness of resources: know who assigned the IEP and process as it relates to student service provider is, case manager, guidance (accommodations and modifications), asking for counselor, dean of students, paraprofessional. help when needed. 2. Executive functioning skills: using an agenda, understanding a schedule, time management 2. Awareness of building: know where to access information through the library, main office, Counseling office, Discipline office, and Attendance office. Remember ! This is a generic recommendation. The IEP is individualized and will be supported as written for the specific needs of the student. This is just to guide the planning process from 8th grade to 9th grade at Lake View High School. Any questions, email me.