In this assignment, you are going to apply a conflict resolution or problem solving method to a sample conflict scenario. Read the following sample conflict scenario:
In monitoring goals for an individual education program (IEP) for a student with disabilities, the special education teacher notices that the general education teacher is not utilizing the accommodations and modifications outlined in the student’s IEP. When approached, the general education teacher states that the accommodations and modifications are implemented as needed, and finds that they are ineffective.
Based on this topic’s readings, select a model for conflict resolution or problem solving that you will use to resolve this conflict.
In a 500-750-word response action plan, apply your chosen action plan model to resolve the sample conflict.
Develop a 12-15 slide presentation to be utilized in a professional development session for general education teachers. Your presentation should:
Include a minimum of three co-teaching models.
Address strategies that are unique to each model.
Demonstrate how strategies are applicable across grade levels.
Demonstrate how strategies are applicable across topics of study.
Define the advantages and disadvantages of each model.
Be sure to cite a minimum of three scholarly references within your presentation.
Interview a principal, special education director, or school psychologist about the IEP process and his or her role in the process. Your interview should address the following prompts:
The rights and responsibilities of individuals with exceptionalities, parents, teachers, and other professionals, and schools related to exceptionalities;
Identify the role of families, community members, and school professionals in the educational process;
Any issues, assurances, and due process rights related to assessment, eligibility, and placement within a continuum of services;
How the individual upholds high standards of competence and integrity and exercises sound judgment in the practice of the professional;
How the individual addresses ethics in advocating for appropriate services;
How the individual uses verbal, nonverbal, and written language effectively in communicating with IEP team members;
How the individual utilizes models and strategies of consultation and collaboration;
How the individual addresses concerns of families of individuals with exceptionalities and strategies used to help address these concerns;
How the individual uses group problem-solving skills to develop, implement, and evaluate collaborative activities.
Summarize and reflect upon your interview in a 500-750-word response.