Understanding Special Education
Refer to this page on the DOE’s public site for more information about special education including a 2012 update to the Parents Guide to Special Education Services and more information about A Shared Path to Success, the special education reform.
Special Education Student Information System (SESIS) Resources
Learn more about navigating SESIS. Gain access to training materials, stay current on updates and additional features of SESIS as well as login to access your students' information.
Learn about and register for the Division’s professional development opportunities, including mini-institutes and workshops on topics such as collaborative planning, curriculum, literacy, technology, positive behavior supports, and meeting the needs of ELLs with disabilities. Offerings are open to all DOE educators, including school leaders, general and special education teachers, paraprofessionals, and related service providers.
District 75’s Professional Development Site
Find professional development offered by the DOE’s District 75. District 75 provides citywide educational, vocational and behavior programs. District 75 offers professional development targeted to teachers of students who are on the autism spectrum, have significant cognitive delays, or are severely emotionally challenged, sensory impaired and/or multiply disabled. Many opportunities are open to DOE educators from outside the district.
Curriculum and Instruction
Find information about curriculum, instruction, and behavior management on our curriculum page at the DOE’s intranet site.
Individualized Education Programs
Use the resources for implementing and developing Individualized Education Programs on our IEP page at the DOE’s intranet site.
Creating an Inclusive Classroom- Information for TeachersThis guide for teachers answers frequently asked questions regarding how to create a more inclusive classroom for all students, including students with disabilities. Links and resources are provided.