Inclusionary Practices Technical Network Zoom Courses

iptn-long-wordmark-wea-light-bg-landscape-screenWEA's Inclusionary Practices Technical Assistance Network (IPTN) combines the Inclusionary Practices Project and Special Education Program to provide professional development online via Zoom. Available courses are listed below.
Information for Instructure/Canvas courses can be found HERE.


General Registration/Clock Hour Information:

  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom registration link.
  • Courses are available to all. Courses are free.

After completing a course, it will take up to 3 business days to receive your evaluation email. Once you submit your evaluation, it will take up to 3 business days to receive the email containing the link to download your clock hour form. Evaluation emails and clock hour form emails come from tgrady@washingtonea.org via Cvent. 

After 10 business days, if you do not receive the emails and you have checked all of your email accounts and spam/junk folders, please complete the following form for assistance:  https://forms.washingtonea.org/Forms/pdtrainingrecord or email Sheila Beaver.

For questions, registration assistance, or clock hour assistance for SESC and IPTN courses, email Thera Grady.


IPTN Courses - Zoom


Beyond Intrinsic Motivation: Building Reward Systems (Equity) (6 clock hours)

Monday, February 19, 2024 and Tuesday, February 20, 2024
4:30pm-7:30pm

This course looks beyond self-motivation and the innate desire to succeed. It examines the difference between rewards and bribes while taking into consideration the need for all student to feel successful. The participants will compare adult and student perspectives to understand the underlying principles that drive motivation. Using positive behavior supports and these perspectives, the participant will obtain ideas and resources to effectively create, track, and facilitate a reward system within a variety of academic settings to include distance learning.
Register: 2/19 & 2/20/24


Sensory Strategies in the Inclusive Classroom (Equity) (6 clock hours)

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 and Thursday, February 29, 2024
4:30pm-7:30pm

Participants will be guided through sensory processing concepts and will learn how to apply and incorporate these principles immediately into practice in the inclusive classroom. They will understand the importance of sensory support and the physiological needs of students to attain an optimal learning state. Participants will learn about basic neurological processes around children’s sensory processing and how to identify and apply strategies immediately to produce lasting results.
Register: 2/28 & 2/29/24


Assistive Technology in the Inclusive Classroom (6 clock hours)

Monday, March 4, 2024 and Tuesday, March 5, 2024
4:30pm-7:30pm

This course is designed to give an overview of Assistive Technology and how it can be used in the inclusive classroom as well as in the greater community. We will cover the definition of Assistive Technology along with myths about AT. We will also give examples of accommodations and modifications as they relate to AT in a MultiTiered System of Supports (MTSS). It is our hope that you willcome away with a greater knowledge of a variety of AT and how it can have a positive impact in building more inclusive classrooms and ultimately, society.
Register: 3/4 & 3/5/24


Environmental Design, Schedules, and Routine in Inclusive Early Childhood Classrooms (6 clock hours)

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 and Monday, March 18, 2024
4:30pm-7:30pm

This course teaches strategies that are highly conducive to children’s learning and development in inclusive Early Childhood settings. The first part of this course provides strategies for designing an effective, high-quality environment. The second part teaches evidence-based strategies for developing and implementing effective schedules and routines. This course meets the certificate renewal clock hours requirements for equity-based school practices that align with the cultural competency, diversity, equity, and inclusion standards. (This is a 2-part series that qualifies for the OSPI required Equity clock hour credits.)
Register: 3/18/24


Successful Inclusion of Students with Significant Disabilities (6 clock hours)

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 and Thursday, March 21, 2024
4:30pm-7:30pm

Participants will learn why and how to include students with significant disabilities. Participants will examine research around the benefits of including students with significant disabilities in the general education classroom and learn implementation strategies for evidenced based inclusive practices. Participants will be given tools and examples and are highly encouraged to bring their general curriculum or general education unit plans, school schedules, and student schedules to plan for current or future students whom they want to or are currently including, though bringing these items are not required. This course is most beneficial for special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators, ESPs (paraeducators) and ESAs (counselors, SLPs, OTs). Participants are highly encouraged to come with their Multi-Disciplinary teams, if possible.
Register: 3/20 & 3/21/24


Behavior Intervention Strategies to Support Students Socially, Emotionally,and Behaviorally through Inclusive Practices (9 clock hours)

Monday, March 25, 2024; Tuesday, March 26, 2024; and Wednesday, March 27, 2024
4:30pm-7:30pm

Participants should be able to…
1. View behavior through different lens.
2. I.E. Culture, Implicit/Explicit bias, Ladder of Inference, ACE’s, Disproportionality and Relationships
3. Cultivate a growth mindset to improve student academic and behavior success.
4. Learn, apply and increase high leverage social and emotional practices to address the needs of all students
5. learning.
6. Develop an understanding of behavior, functions and their importance.
Register: 3/25, 3/26 & 3/27/24


The most up-to-date IPTN course information can be found on the Inclusionary Practices Technical Network page on the WEA website.