Agenda Item #34
Contracted Services Agreement: Professional Communication Services, Inc., "He Chooses Not to Do It"
Mr. Timothy P. Kowalski of Professional Communication Services will provide a training titled, "He Chooses Not To Do It!" The training will prepare Speech-Language Pathologists and related professionals to meet the Common Core State Standards for students with high-functioning Autism who are also pragmatically impaired. The presentation includes the latest changes in the DSM 5's classification of Autism, progress monitoring and assessment tools, discussion on tiered support in relation to the Common Core State Standards, and evidence-based intervention strategies.
Approve the Contracted Services Agreement with Professional Communication Services, Inc. for a district-wide training on Professional Development Day, September 9, 2013.
Information - 8/13/2013
Consent after Information8/27/2013
Authority for Action
IDEA Part B, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal
Dawna M. Bobersky, Director and Nicole Burks, Resource Teacher for Speech-Language Pathology, x520