Snapshots: Districts Using Education Tech Points to guide Assistive Technology Services

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Webinar Type: Live Broadcast
Webinar Code: AT18-WEB07-LB
Webinar Fee: $39

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Overview

In the third webinar in the 3-part series on Education Tech Snapshots: Districts Using Education Tech Points to guide Assistive Technology Services Points, Bowser and Reed will highlight the experiences of several school districts that have used Education Tech Points to develop or improve their assistive technology services. The use of the Education Tech Point Profile for Assistive Technology Services, the AT Help Desk, and other useful planning resources will be demonstrated and explained.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will complete a portion of the Education Tech Point Profile for Assistive Technology Services and apply it to a school district in which they serve students.
  2. Participants will complete a portion of the Education Tech Point Profile for Assistive Technology Services and apply it to a school district in which they serve students.
  3. Participants will be able to access technical assistance from the AT Help Desk for difficulties they identify in their school district.
  4. Participants will make an initial action plan for developing or improving some aspect of their agency level guidance about AT services.

Speakers

Gayl Bowser

Independent Consultant
AT Collaborations
Gayl Bowser, M.S, currently works as an independent consultant and is an adjunct faculty member for the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND). Her work focuses on the creation of effective, legal and high quality service systems that encourage the integration of technology into educational programs for students with disabilities. Ms. Bowser has worked as a Regional and State-level administrator in Oregon. Formerly the Coordinator of the Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP) and the State of Oregon’s Specialist in Assistive Technology, Gayl currently provides assistive technology consultation, training and technical assistance throughout the United States and internationally. Gayl has co-authored numerous publications about assistive technology including Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology: A comprehensive guide to assistive technology services; Education Tech Points: A Framework for Assistive Technology; and Assistive Technology Pointers for Parents.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Penny Reed

Independent Consultant
Penny Reed Consulting
Penny Reed, Ph.D., is an independent consultant in the fields of special education and assistive technology services. She was founder and director of the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI), Dr. Reed is an original member of the Leadership Team for Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (QIAT). She is the author or co-author of numerous resources, guidelines, and assessment tools to help school districts develop and improve their assistive technology services, including Education Tech Points: A Framework for Assistive Technology. She maintains the Education Tech Points website with Gayl Bowser. (www.educationtechpoints.org ) Dr. Reed provides consultation and training across the country.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Strand

Leadership - including Policy, Implementation, and Professional Development

Target Audience

AT Professionals, Educators, Higher Ed Personnel, OTs, PTs

Experience Level

All

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