MASTER SCHEDULE: The link below shows teacher assignments and schedules:
GUIDELINES FOR TEACHING CROSS-CATEGORY ENGLISH CLASSES: The book list and required writings information below describe readings and essays at different grade levels that students are to focus on.
TEMPLATES AND FORMS: The following items can be used to support instruction in cross-category classes:
GIFTED PROGRAM: From the link below, you can see courses offered in the school's gifted program and their interrelationships to each other:
MENTORSHIP PROGRAM: The link below provides information about the Gifted Mentorship program:
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES: The link below provides information about Contemporary Issues I classes. Model UN is offered under Contemporary Issues II.
AUTISM RESOURCE GUIDELINES: The description below provides guidelines for organizing and providing instruction in an Autism-specific classroom.
GUIDELINES FOR GRADING ELECTIVES
GENERIC RUBRIC FOR ELECTIVES: The link below provides a template for developing rubrics for functional skills, ISP, and emerging and mid-level Autism students in their electives:
SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS: The links below describe special education teacher responsibilities:
GENERAL EDUCATION TEACHERS: The link below describes the responsibilities that general education teachers have in support of special education students, teachers, and processes:
EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS: The link below describe educational assistant responsibilities:
The following form should be used by educational assistants to explain and share how they support the classroom:
Synergy and IEPs
The information provided below supports the processing of IEPs using the online program in Synergy:
Directions for Developing IEPs Using Synergy
Step-by-Step Instructions with Notes/Guides for Completing IEPs in Synergy
- Synergy Instructions--obtain from head teacher
How to Access and Interpret IEP Modifications and Accommodations in Synergy
The link below shows all staff how to access and understand IEP modifications and accommodations from Synergy:
Incorporating IEP Modifications/Accommodations in Lesson Plans
Incorporating Student Goals in Lesson Plans
How to Write Goals
How to Update Progress Towards Goals
How to Write Legally Defensible IEPs
- Guide--obtain from head teacher
IEP Timeline and Responsibilities
Accessing IEPs Developed Prior to School Year 2014-2015
Complete the form in the link below and submit it to your head teacher in order to gain access to TIENET.
You can review IEPs for students who attended APS and were enrolled in special education prior to 2014 by accessing TIENET, available from the APS intranet logon page.
Important Links for Special Education
APS Intranet Web Site (Databases and Special Education Information)
- Special Education Intranet Web Site (for procedural bulletins; district contacts; forms; processes; training information; re-evaluation forms; IEP parent/student invitations)
- Synergy (TeacherVue shows special education students with green “S”)
- ERO for training information and registration
VPN (for accessing secure APS web sites from home)
If you're having trouble accessing Synergy from home, you can obtain VPN information from your head teacher.
APS Web Site for Special Education Information
Specialized Transportation Information
Transportation Forms (for specialized transportation)
To access specialized transportation forms, go to the APS intranet site, log on to the site, and then find Transportation Special Needs in the table on the page.
The forms are online. You can print a blank one and then get information from parent over the phone and then enter the data onto the online. You need to hit submit final form to actually activate it. You can complete it and then save it out until you are ready to submit it.
You can obtain the passwords from the head teacher.