Pennsylvania Department of Education

Session Dates

Wednesday January 3rd, 2018 9:00AM — 3:30PM

IDEA Training for Charter Schools

Designed to support charter school educators and leaders in their understanding and application of IDEA and Chapter 711, this session will address key touch points throughout the process of identifying and providing services for students with disabilities. This session will be interactive to provide clarification and opportunity to interact with regulatory information and school-related scenarios.


  1. Explain the role that Child Find and screening play in identifying students in need of special education and related services.
  2. Outline the assessment requirements, timelines and forms used in the evaluation and reevaluation processes.
  3. State the requirements related to the development and implementation of an IEP, including content, makeup of IEP team, timelines and required forms.
  4. Demonstrate how to access and utilize regulatory codes and credible supporting materials related to IDEA and Chapter 711.

Target Audience

Charter school administrators, charter school special education teachers, charter school general education teachers.

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Tom Wolf, Governor


  • PaTTAN - Pittsburgh

Event Type

  • Inservices/workshops

Credit Type

  • Act 48 (5 hours)

Registration Contact

Kristen Olszyk,, 412-826-6848

Content Contact

Sielke Caparelli,, 412-826-6869

Topics Covered

Charter Schools


  • PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Other Dates

  • Wednesday March 28th, 2018 9:00AM — 3:30PM
  • Monday April 30th, 2018 9:00AM — 3:30PM
  • Thursday May 10th, 2018 9:00AM — 3:30PM