Student Success Form

Posted on Categories Recruitment and Retention, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance Students with IEPs who are applying to Erie County Technical School (ECTS), their parents and their case managers complete a student success form to help inform families of the expectations and requirements for CTE programs at ECTS. Description To help support prospective students with IEPs and their families as they consider applying … Continue reading Student Success Form

Skill Alignment for CTE Programs

Posted on Categories Academic/Technical Skill Integration, Recruitment and Retention, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance Delaware County Technical Schools (DCTS) created skill alignment charts for each CTE program that document the math and literacy skills integrated into programs as well as the physical considerations and essential skills for each program. Description DCTS instructors and student services staff (special education teachers and math and literacy coaches) collaborated to … Continue reading Skill Alignment for CTE Programs

Facilitating Special Education Services

Posted on Categories Special Needs Students / IEPs, Student Engagement

At a Glance To support the success of students enrolled at the Northern Westmoreland Career & Technology Center (NWCTC), the CTC partners with the Westmoreland County Intermediate Unit to employ a Special Education Facilitator. The facilitator provides learning support to students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and coordinates services between four participating high schools. Description … Continue reading Facilitating Special Education Services

Assessing Student Interest and Skills to Guide Program Placement

Posted on Categories Recruitment and Retention, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance Students with IEPs who will be attending Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (CWCTC) complete a career interest inventory and talent assessment program so that they can make informed decisions about which CTE program might best align with their interests and skills. Description The Learning Support Facilitator at CWCTC wanted to improve … Continue reading Assessing Student Interest and Skills to Guide Program Placement

Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School: NOCTI Assessment Support for Students with IEPs

Posted on Categories NOCTI Prep, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance Admiral Peary Area Vocation Technical School (APAVTS) students with IEPs are offered a range of support services to help prepare for the NOCTI assessments. These ongoing services are aligned to meet the specific learning needs of students. Description At APAVTS, the difference in performance on the NOCTI and NIMS assessments between students … Continue reading Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School: NOCTI Assessment Support for Students with IEPs

Upper Bucks County Technical School: NOCTI Preparation and Support for Students with IEPs

Posted on Categories NOCTI Prep, Professional Development, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance All students at Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS) are provided multiple levels of support to help them prepare for the NOCTI exams. Students with IEPs are given additional assistance as required and needed to help them succeed on the tests. Description The difference in performance on the NOCTI and NIMS assessments … Continue reading Upper Bucks County Technical School: NOCTI Preparation and Support for Students with IEPs

Improving NOCTI Scores at Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center

Posted on Categories NOCTI Prep, Professional Development, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance To prepare students for the NOCTI assessment, Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center (WMCTC) administrators and instructors conduct data analysis to identify areas in need of improvement, set student-specific learning goals and provide ongoing support to students. Additional support is provided to students with IEPs. Description At WMCTC, the difference in performance … Continue reading Improving NOCTI Scores at Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center

Improving NOCTI Scores at Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School

Posted on Categories NOCTI Prep, Professional Development, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance The faculty of Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School implements data-driven instruction and test preparation strategies to help ready students for end-of-program assessments. Description At CPAVTS, the difference in performance on the NOCTI and NIMS assessments between students with IEPs and those without IEPs is smaller than it is at many other … Continue reading Improving NOCTI Scores at Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School

Franklin CTC’s Support for Students with IEPs

Posted on Categories Professional Development, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance Franklin County Career & Technology Center (FCCTC) students with Individual Education Plans (IEP) receive ongoing support to help prepare for the NOCTI assessment. Description FCCTC Assistant Administrative Director Dr. Ben Mordan attributes the success of IEP students on the NOCTI exam to two factors: 1) the support IEP students receive from instructors … Continue reading Franklin CTC’s Support for Students with IEPs

Special Education Live Binder

Posted on Categories English Language Learners, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance The Beaver County Career and Technology Center (BCCTC) created an online reference site to organize and give access to documents that may be needed by its special education students and their families. Overview The Beaver County Career and Technology Center is using technology to give special education students and their families’ access … Continue reading Special Education Live Binder