The Sonoma County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) is a state-mandated association that oversees and facilitates educational services for students with disabilities in Sonoma County.
El Plan de Area Local del Condado de Sonoma (SELPA) es una asociación obligatoria del estado que supervisa y facilita los servicios educativos para los estudiantes con discapacidades en el condado de Sonoma.
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Important Note: This class takes place over two sessions on two separate days. You must attend both sessions.
You are more likely to encounter a young person—friend, family member, student, neighbor, or member of the community—in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack. Learning how to help is critical.
Participants will learn: Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to young people showing signs of a mental health or in a crisis, and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self-help care.
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The SELPA is soliciting nominations for the 2015-2016 Spirit of Education award. Get the details here.
Districts and schools in California have switched to a new statewide assessment system. The assessments focus on California Common Core Standards and are administered through a computerized testing system developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). Learn about Common Core Standards and the SBAC assessment by visiting SELPA's Common Core/SBAC page or by visiting the SCOE SBAC page.
Find out where to get help if you have developmental concerns or areas of suspected disability for your infant, toddler, or preschooler in Sonoma County
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Click here for an archive of materials from past SELPA workshops and seminars.
The Sonoma County SELPA believes that all students can learn. Our mission is to support special education students in achieving a high level of academic/functional performance according to national, state, and local standards. To assure this outcome, the SELPA department will provide information, resources and support to students, parents, and all school staff.
La organización SELPA del condado de Sonoma cree que todos los estudiantes pueden aprender. Nuestra misión es apoyar a los estudiantes de educación especial en el logro de un alto nivel de rendimiento académico/ funcional de acuerdo al nivel nacional, estatal, y de las normas locales. Para asegurar este resultado, el departamento SELPA proporcionará información, recursos y apoyo a los estudiantes, padres de familia y a todo el personal de la escuela.
|May 5||Student Safety and Well Being Youth Mental Health First Aid|
|May 19||Managing Student Behavior (MSB), Part 1|
|May 24||Managing Student Behavior (MSB), Part 2|