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Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (SISP) Collection

Related Services: Common Supports for Students with Disabilities

The Higher Education Consortium for Special Education (HECSE) has created a fact sheet on shortages of special education teachers and faculty

Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (SISP)

 

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There are many rewarding careers to pursue in working with infants, young children and youth with disabilities, and their families. The job profiles included at this website provide details about the typical responsibilities, preparation required, personal qualities, job outlook and advancement, and sources of additional information for a wide variety of careers.

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Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (SISP) Collection

With a focus on success for all students, personnel in every role in the school community need to know how they and their colleagues can collaborate and contribute to reach the goal of success for all. Collaboratively developed through the IDEA Partnership and approved by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the SISP Collection provides tools to learn about and more fully utilize specialized instructional support personnel in school improvement.

The Collection includes:

  • three tools to learn about the perceptions of the school community on SISP
  • a customizable workshop with PowerPoint slides, Presenter Guide and activities
  • Dialogue Guides to support your conversations about the topic an
  • a 'plain English' glossary of terms; and links to additional resources.

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Related Services: Common Supports for Students with Disabilities

The IRIS Center has released its newest module, Related Services: Common Supports for Students with Disabilities. The American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the American Occupation Therapy Association (AOTA), the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and the School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) assisted with the development.

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Related Services: Common Supports for Students with Disabilities

Read pages 11-12 for “Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (SISP)” written by National Coalition on Personnel Shortages in Special Education and Related Services.

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