Professional Development

English Learners are disproportionately represented in special education, but can be proportionately represented, under-represented or over-represented in disability categories. Analyze representation patterns and become familiar with strategies to address disproportionality.
● Learning Objectives:
o Define disproportionate special education representation
o Become familiar with typical patterns of representation of English Learners in special education
o Learn ways to establish representation patterns, overall and by disability category
o Consider factors that contribute to disproportionality
o Explore ways to address disproportionality in your district and school.