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Coming Soon: Micro-Credentials

Recognized by a growing number of state and district PD systems for recertification and continuing education credits, micro-credentials allow teachers to master discrete skills at their own pace and in their own classrooms. Every micro-credential earned comes with a digital badge that can be posted on professional social network sites. Coming soon, the IRIS Center[…..]

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IRIS at CEC

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Join us on Friday, April 21, 2017 for the Council for Exceptional Children’s annual convention in Boston, Massachusetts, where we will be presenting on our new Module about youth with disabilities in juvenile corrections! What  Locked Up, Shut Out: The IRIS Center’s Resources About Young People With Disabilities in the U.S. Juvenile Justice System In[…..]

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IRIS at PIE

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Join us at the Partners in Education Conference (PIE) on January 30–February 2 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, where we will be dispensing information about all the latest IRIS resources and our new IRIS online PD Hours Store!

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IRIS at TED

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Join us at this year’s Teacher Education Division national conference in Lexington, Kentucky (November 8-11), where we will make a pair of presentations about IRIS resources! Early Childhood Education: Teaching Rules, Creating Environments, Supporting Diverse Learners This session is designed for those interested in resources about early childhood education. During the session, we will focus on[…..]

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IRIS at DEC

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Join IRIS at this year’s Division of Early Childhood 32nd Annual International Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, where we will be presenting on our latest free online resources about early childhood behavior management, effective early childhood environments, and more! Date: October 20 Time: 1:30–2:30 PM Location: The Combs Chandler Room, Suite Tower Second Floor, Galt House Hotel, Louisville,[…..]

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April is Autism Awareness Month!

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During April, visit the IRIS PD Hours Store and use the code Autism2016 and save 20% on our ModuleAutism Spectrum Disorder: An Overview for Educators

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Webinar: Early Childhood Environments: Designing Effective Classrooms Module and Website Tour

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4:30 pm ET This session will overview the IRIS Center Module Early Childhood Environments: Designing Effective Classrooms. Presenters Amy Harris (IRIS Center), Rob Corso (Vanderbilt University), and Ilene Schwartz (University of Washington) will provide details about the interrelated physical, social, and temporal components of effective early childhood environments, as well as information on the ways[…..]

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IRIS Spotlight

IRIS & UNESCO The IRIS Center was invited to be included in a new initiative sponsored by the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education and UNESCO: Inclusive Education in Action: Empowering Teachers: Empowering Learners (http://www.inclusive-education-in-action.org/index.html). UNESCO is developing a knowledge-base about inclusive teaching and learning as the agency seeks to create a better[…..]

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50% Off PD Hours

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Get a jump on the New Year and your professional development hours with our 50% Off Coupon Code: kickstart2016 Visit the PD Hours Store for more details!

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