Special Education for School Nurses: From Assessments to IEPs

Intended Audience

All Educators

Start Date

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Special Education for School Nurses: From Assessments to IEPs is a webinar that is focused on the school nurse role. It will focus on concepts and skill-strengthening in their role of evaluating and planning services for students receiving special education services. The webinar presents chapters on assessing the student’s health, preparing evaluation reports, writing goals, and evaluating outcomes, for students being considered for or enrolled in special education programs. The instruction follows federal laws and best-practice guidance that interfaces with each state’s special education practices. (1.5 contact hours will be provided)

Target audience: School nurse, principals, assistant principals, deans, department chairs, team leaders, special education coordinators, district administrators, classroom teachers. 

Presenters: Frances Belmonte-Mann, MA, BSN, RN and Jessica H. Gerdes, MS, BSN, RN

Cost: Free. Up to 25 of the attendees will receive a free copy of the printed book "Special Education and School Nurses: From Assessments to IEPS"
written by the presenters, Frances Belmonte-Mann MA RN & With Jessica H. Gerdes MS RN




Host Name

Emiy Poland

Maine DOE Hosting Office or Team

School Health