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Annual State Testing of Students: Does Your Child Need an Alternate Assessment?

December 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a webinar on Dec 08, 2020 at 11:00 AM CST.

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In this webinar, parents and families will learn…
• what Alternate Assessment is and what it looks like in Illinois.
• who does and does not qualify for alternate assessment and why.
• about the 1% Cap Rule in the Every Student Succeeds Act.
• how alternate assessment relates to the Illinois Learning Standards.
• how to talk to IEP teams about the alternate assessment.
• where to go for resources and information.

About Our Presenter: Amy Deegan is the Principal Consultant for Low Incidence Populations in the Special Education Department of the Illinois State Board of Education. In addition to low incidence populations, Amy also works with alternate assessment, assistive technology grants, the Educational Surrogate Parent program, and various advisory groups. Amy’s background is as a school social worker for Deaf and Hard of Hearing programs and a licensed clinical social worker.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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December 8, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm