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2E: Twice Exceptional Learners (TDAA Certificate Program)

  • Davis Center - TBD 1250 West Broadway Avenue Minneapolis, MN, 55411 United States (map)

Overview

Twice Exceptional Learners (2E) are students who are both advanced and challenged with a learning difference. These advanced learners may be affected by ADD, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emotional Behavioral Disorders, or any other learning difference that may prompt an I.E.P. 2E students require specific interventions to achieve success and positive experiences in school. This course will explore the social-emotional, academic, and environmental interventions from research-supported practices. Teachers will learn tips and tools for supporting these complex learners in the mixed-ability classroom.

To earn the MPS Certificate in Talent Development and Advanced Learner Education, this course is one of the elective 12 hours of training in addition to Introduction to Talent Development in MPS, Foundations in Advanced Learner Education, Tiering Lessons for Advanced Learners, and the portfolio.

Participants will:

  • Recognize the unique needs of a student who is an advanced learner with an additional exceptionality (ie. learning disability, autism).
  • Plan appropriate environmental, social/emotional, and academic accommodations with increased intellectual demand to meet the needs of these advanced learners.

Target audience

K-12 Teachers

Location

Davis Center - TBD

Registration Information

Register for the training on eCompass. Search course #90633 and section #112906.

Facilitators

Kelly McQuillan, Christina Ramsey

Questions

Email: Kelly.McQuillan@mpls.k12.mn.us