TKES 1: Exceptional Children (HB-671) - Online Course-GaTAPP Candidates ONLY (SD16-022)
Credits: 5 CEUs/PLUs / Tuition: $340 / Non West Ga RESA Fee: $440.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 50
Instructor: Kelly Skinner
Date: 3/28/2016 thru 5/30/2016 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: - Online Class N/A, Ga (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 3/18/2016


Course Description

Satisfies the mandate of the House of Representative Bill 671, which requires the maintenance of Georgia teaching certificates through course work on identifying and teaching children with special needs.  The purpose of this course is to improve the quality of instruction for all students by increasing the capacity of teachers to identify the characteristics of learners with special learning needs and to assist them in meeting those special needs through adapted instruction strategies.


  • Why is it important for teachers to understand the characteristics of categorized exceptionalities associated with educational learning problems?
  • What are some proven effective strategies and materials that teachers can use with special needs learners?
  • Do tools exist for formal and informal assessment to diagnose exceptionalities?

Target Audience: Open to everyone

Minimum Class Size: 10

Class Date(s): Participants do not have to log in at any particular time, but 1 module must be completed per week.
There is no book for this course.
Registration included in the GaTAPP Fees  

Class Notes

Payment Due Date: 3/24/16

Payment should be submitted online after registration or sent to the following address:

West Georgia RESA
ATTN: Kerri Felder
99 Brown School Drive
Grantville, Georgia 30220

Make Checks Payable to West Georgia RESA 

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***Cancellation Policy***

We accept cancellations up to 10 days before a scheduled class. After this date, registrants will be charged and are welcome to send a replacement if they cannot attend. No-shows will be responsible for full payment.