On Demand Webinars – PresenceLearning

The SPED Ahead Forum by PresenceLearning is a community and program dedicated to empowering school administrators and special education leaders to have open conversations about  ideas and promising practices that will help students with special needs thrive. With a series of free interactive special education resources and webinars, PresenceLearning seeks answers to tough questions in education and continues to push the  search for effective leadership strategies for addressing special needs students’ challenges for literacy skills, scholastic achievement and peer relationships.

Please note: We do not offer continuing education credit for on-demand webinars.

Oct
26
2017

Making it Real: RTI and MTSS for Reading and Reading Interventions

A fundamental blueprint for student success in school and in life is the ability to read. Special educators especially appreciate the need for constructs that help students with disabilities acquire literacy skills early in their academic career. Yet, even with hundreds of elementary reading programs and interventions we still have persistent gaps. What type of learning architecture will stand the…

Sep
19
2017

Building Academic and S/E/B Progress for All Students

How do you structure a strong foundation for progress toward increasing academic outcomes and bettering school climate? How can you design a program that reduces referrals and minimizes the need for disciplinary action? Research and practice demonstrate that effective classroom management and student instruction in social, emotional, and behavioral self-management is a blueprint for success! Dr. Howie Knoff shares evidence-based…

Bonus Q&A Podcast Your browser does not support the audio element. When it comes to legal topics, special education leaders and related services practitioners are always hungry for more! This summer, we’re unpacking a virtual picnic of meaty, legal topics like student behavior and mental health services. To carve up these hot topics into bite-sized nuggets, we have Julie Weatherly,…

May
09
2017

Aha! Misbehavior is a Puzzle, Not a Threat. Discover the STOIC Framework for Behavior Support

We have overly relied on punitive, coercive approaches to solve the puzzle of disruptive behavior. But, aha! Creating a positive school and classroom climate is a needed change and the missing piece for encouraging better behavior and boosting student achievement. Join us as one of our nation’s most sought-after speakers will surprise you with new insights for big change. You’ll…

Mar
30
2017

New Insights for Building Disability Pride and Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities

Learn to see the invisible: gain insight about our growing population of students with hidden disabilities and how general and special educators can destigmatize them in order to improve student engagement and achievement. Two experts on hidden disabilities will inspire you with their stories and share evidence-based practices and case studies. You will realize the importance of a positive disability…

Feb
14
2017

Big Ideas in Neuroscience: Brains, Behavior and Engagement for Students and SPED Leaders

How brains uniquely develop impacts learning, social-emotional well-being and relationships. Understanding neurodiversity is essential for educators to create a positive learning climate for all students. Special educators will gain new strategies that best “prime” every brain for engagement, keep the stress response in check, and keep executive functions active and awake. Educators’ brains are part of the equation, too, because…

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