SEIA Resources

Role of the SEIA

Gain a deeper understanding of their role in Eliminating the Achievement Gap (EAG).  They will explore the skills and knowledge related to the essential functions of the SEIA, participate in instructional scenarios, and identify what their particular role may be in aiding FCPS to eliminate the achievement gap for all students.

Special Education Instructional Assistant Resources (SEIA)

Role of the SEIA

Disability Awareness

Understand the alignment between student learning needs and instructional strategies that may enable higher levels of success.  Learning characteristics for students identified with one of the 14 federal disability codes will also be discussed.

Disability Awareness

Data Collection

Deepen your understanding of the many types of data collection tools that are available, how to collect behavioral data, and why we collect this type of data.  Multiple scenarios and rich discussion related to hi-tech/low-tech tools and the usefulness of each type to gather data about social/emotional student outcomes.

Data Collection

Behavior Strategies

Learn to support students with making requests, making good choices, and implementing self-regulation strategies.  In addition, staff will learn techniques to provide multiple means of reinforcement for students displaying positive behavior.  

Behavior Strategies

Fostering Student Independence

Participants in this session will learn techniques to support students utilizing their strengths to foster and build independence while thinking about instructional environments and outcomes for students.  

Fostering Student Independence

Communication and the Use of Visuals