The Accessible General Education Classroom

by Kathy Arnoldi

This training will provide strategies for addressing the classroom barriers that can prevent students who are deaf or hard of hearing from achieving their potential. Also discussed will be options for evaluation, IEP development and training which can assist in ensuring that the classroom is the right fit for your student’s complex needs.

Course Curriculum

    1. The Accessible General Education Classroom

    2. Quiz - The Accessible General Education Classroom

    3. COURSE EVALUATION - Accessible General Education Classroom

    4. ASHA Verification Form - Accessible General Education Classroom

    5. LSLS CEU Letter - Accessible General Education Classroom

    6. ISBE Professional Development Hours

    7. More Options for Success

3 Learner Outcomes

  • Evaluate student readiness, strengths and needs related to a successful experience in the general ed. classroom
  • Determine potential barriers and design teacher training procedures around strategies to reduce challenges
  • Develop IEP components that will contain the safeguards necessary to support student success

Meet Your Instructor

Kathy Arnoldi

Kathleen A. Arnoldi is a certified teacher of the deaf/hard of hearing with a Master’s degree in Educational Administration. worked as a teacher of the deaf/hard of hearing and DHH Program Administrator at St. Paul Public Schools for 37 years and served as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota DHH teacher training program for 9 years. Kathy has participated in writing pertinent legislation for students with hearing loss and their families, developing eligibility criteria for special education services and creating licensure requirements for teachers of the deaf/hard of hearing in Minnesota. She is the author of Building Skills for Success in the Fast-Paced Classroom with Karen Anderson.