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Special Education Trainer

Special Educator Trainers will provide training and information on the special education process consistent with federal law, regulation, and guidance, as well as New York State law and NYSED guidance.

Key Links:

Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Part 200 Students with Disabilities and Part 201 Procedural Safeguards for Students with Disabilities Subject to Discipline: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/lawsregs/documents/regulations-part-200-201-oct-2016.pdf

Test Accommodations for Students with Disabilities: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/publications/documents/testing-accommodations-guide-revised-sept-2019.pdf

Guide to Quality Individualized Education Program (IEP) Development and Implementation: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/publications/iepguidance/IEPguideDec2010.pdf


Professional Development Opportunities

Please reference our calendar below for upcoming trainings provided by our specialists. All event information, including how to register, is included in the event details. We look forward to working with you!

Click here! Please double check workshop location before registering, as we offer trainings at multiple sites.

Kristin Capotosto
Kristin Capotosto

Kristin has been a Special Education Trainer for approximately 15 years. She brings expertise in the area of special education and effective practices for teachers. She has a Master’s degree in Special Education: Varying Exceptionalities. She was a Resource Room teacher and CPSE/CSE Chairperson. Kristin provides information, training & technical assistance through regional training sessions relating to special education regulations and effective practices.