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Statewide Autism Resources Training (START) K-12 Intensive Training Series

START K-12 Intensive Training involves using curriculum that addresses key issues related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to train teams of multidisciplinary school professionals.  The ultimate goal is to increase in knowledge and skills for supporting students with ASD through teamwork and collaboration.  

The general content of the START Intensive Training Program includes modules on understanding autism, behavior supports, educational supports, and more.  Building teams of approximately six individuals that work with and identified target student diagnosed with ASD are invited to attend.  Most teams include not only educators but also parents.  

To date, the Intensive Trainings have covered over 25 countries and over 1,600 educators and suppport staff.  

K-12 INTENSIVE TRAINING EMPHASIS: 

Target Student - Progress in the core areas: Behavior, Social, Communication, Educational Strategies, and Family Support.

Team - Ability to communicate, problem solve, make decisions, work collaboratively, understand the various disciplines and their different roles in supporting students with ASD.  

Team Members - Increase in content knowledge and ability to apply that knowledge in order to serve as a more competent and successful team member within a disciplinary team.  

Program/System - Positive changes in how students with ASD are supported within classrooms and buildings: identification of barriers to effective teaching and support and initial steps to address those barriers; administrative support.  

Increased Local Capacity - Trainer/Coaches and Team Coaches with increased knowledge and skills.

5 SCECHs/day are available for this series.  

Training dates are as follows (please register for each session you plan to attend):

10/24/18

10/25/18

11/07/18

11/08/18

12/12/18

12/13/18

1/09/19

1/10/19

2/05/19

2/06/19

3/06/19 - Peer to Peer Supports DAY TWO (*Please note that only the participants that attended Day One in the EUP on Tuesday, February 5th should attend this DAY TWO session. 

3/07/19 - CANCELLED

3/21/19

4/17/19

4/18/19

5/09/19

Target Audience
K-12 Educators and Ancillary Staff
No Sessions available for registration.




Contact Us

Michele Mackie at mmackie@eupschools.org
Phone: 906-632-3373, Ext. 5111
EUP Intermediate School District
315 Armory Place
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

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