Accessibility Resources Virtual Training Series

Accessibility Resources Virtual Training Series

This asynchronous training provides guidance on the appropriate assignment of accessibility resources in the classroom and for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) and the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC).

Module A should be completed prior to viewing Module B. All embedded videos on this web page should be watched in their entirety and in the order listed. Videos linked are not required but are provided as additional resources.

Module A: Matching Accessibility Resources to Students' Needs

Participants will learn about the importance of accessibility resources, the categories of accessibility resources, and the process for matching students with the appropriate accessibility resources for daily instruction and for assessments. Additionally, participants will learn how to categorize accessibility resources into Universal Design for Learning (UDL) categories. UDL provides a research-based framework for teachers to incorporate flexible materials, techniques, strategies for delivering instruction, and for students to demonstrate their knowledge in a variety of ways. All videos should be watched in their entirety and in the order listed.

Part 1: Why Use Accessibility Resources?

Part 2: What Are Accessibility Resources?

Part 3: How to Match Accessibility Resources

Applying Your Learning: Hands-On Training

How to Assign or Check Accessibility Resources

Module B: Using Accessibility Resources in Daily Instruction

The Using Accessibility Resources in Daily Instruction virtual training will focus on providing participants with an understanding of how to use accessibility resources, how to observe students using assigned accessibility resources, and how to make adjustments throughout the year on the basis of those observations.

Module A should be completed prior to viewing Module B.

Part 1: Importance of Removing Barriers to Student Learning

Part 2: Accessibility Resources in Daily Practice

Applying Your Learning: Hands-On Training