Free CEC Webinar: Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

In this webinar, leaders in special education discuss current information about COVID-19, what we know to date, and provide some options for meeting the needs of families and students in your communities.


Free CEC Webinar: Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19

In these unprecedented times, teachers are being asked to think outside of the box in terms of how to continue teaching students outside of the classroom. In this webinar, veteran online instructors help identify steps to move online and strategies for adapting the lessons already in motion to this new format.



AFIRM Modules are designed to help you learn the step-by-step process of planning for, using, and monitoring an EBP with learners with ASD from birth to 22 years of age.


CEC Webinars

This year's webinars are focused on the High-Leverage Practices, the essential strategies special education teachers need to support all of their students. The first 2 webinars are FREE for CEC members!

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ISD 101

Are school closures forcing you to create an online course? Here are 11 tips to get you started!


Virtual School Activities

A collection of sites to live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and other miscellaneous fun academic sites.


Stop Learning Loss

This is a place for parents and teachers across the United States to work together, to collaboratively build out a database of educational resources, materials, and activities so that no parent or teacher is on their own


Quick Takes

Quick Takes are a series of short videos, with each episode focused on a specific topic or question that has risen to the top during this time of transferring instruction into online formats



Meet Boardmaker Activities-to-Go! Free, printable activities for students in K-12. Whether you are an educator, speech language pathologist, behavior specialist, or parent, start teaching today.


PBS Learning Media

MPT and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers like you.


Common Sense Media

Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites


Game On

These games will help middle school students explore writing and word meanings as well as encourage critical thinking in reading. The games are from such sites as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a large international learning company, Beacon Learning Center, Merriam-Webster, and the Adult Literacy Media Alliance.



LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain, and then we release the audio files back onto the net for free. All our audio is in the public domain, so you may use it for whatever purpose you wish


Open Culture

This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and teachers. It features free video lessons/tutorials; free mobile apps; free audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks; quality YouTube channels; free foreign language lessons; test prep materials; and free web resources in academic subjects like literature, history, science and computing.


Project Success FREE Online Paraprofessional Courses Indiana

Paraprofessionals are an important part of the 21st Century classroom. As a paraprofessional, you can support quality classroom instruction, help maintain a positive learning environment for students, and provide added support for students who need special services. Whether you’re just getting started as a para, or you’ve been serving for many years, these courses are designed to give you practical, universal tips and strategies to be at your best in the classroom.


Boom Learning

Boom Cards are self-grading exercises that are gamified for students and provide the data teachers want


Dynamic Learning Maps Paraprofessional and Professional Development

This site was developed to provide professional development for educators working with students with significant cognitive disabilities. It focuses on teaching and learning in the areas of English language arts, mathematics and science, while also providing important information regarding components of the Dynamic Learning Maps® system. The modules on this site are part of the instructional professional development system.


Trauma Sensitive Practices Para and Professional Development

A collection of webcasts, videos, and online articles that are available to use to learn more about trauma and steps for schools to be more trauma-sensitive


Remote Use of Paraprofessional Supports for Students with Disabilities During the COVID19 Pandemic

This page includes updates about our Center activities and resources we hope the community will find helpful as we work to learn, educate, and promote the health and safety of all in these uncertain times.


Providing Equitable Services with Online Learning

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact our world, communities, and families, the Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center remains focused on supporting states, districts, schools, and community partners in collective work to ensure students' civil rights and equitable access to inclusive, affirming, and safe educational experiences.


Desired Results Access Project Video Library

The Desired Results Access Project Video Library hosts more than 50 videos produced in collaboration with our partners throughout California. The videos illustrate and describe key practices and provide opportunities for practicing observation and assessment skills. Check back from time to time to find new titles. Select a topic in the menu tab to access the videos in that category.