I-Team Fee for Service Options for 2012-2013
Technical Assistance Fee
A $650 annual fee will be charged for technical assistance per student:
This yearly fee includes onsite and distance based technical assistance from I-Team Consultants. The level of technical assistance is dependent on the needs of the student, the family, and the student’s educational team. Once the needs are collaboratively identified, I-Team Consultants provide technical assistance which is monitored through a student action plan. Each region within Vermont has an Education Consultant and a Family Resource Consultant. Related Service Consultants (Communication, Assistive Technology, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Deaf-blindness, & Cortical Visual Impairments) provide technical assistance throughout the state.
Please Note: Most I-Team Consultant salaries and benefits are paid from a grant from the Vermont Legislature. These fees provide additional funds to supplement the state grant. Fees will be used for travel expenses, contracted services, professional development, equipment and supplies that are not provided for in the grant. These fees are necessary for the I-Team to continue to provide quality services for school teams, students and families.
Fees for Professional Development
School/District Staff Training: Training fees are based on length of time of actual training regardless of the number of I-Team Consultants involved in the training or number of participants. Participants may include teachers, special educators, related service providers, administrators, family members, students or community members. Topics include:
- Disability Specific Topics: Learning Impairment, Multiple Disabilities, Developmental Delay, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Deaf blindness, etc.
- Inclusion for All Students: Access to the General Education Curriculum
- Developing Positive Peer Relationships & Positive Behavioral Supports
- Systematic Data-Based Instruction Across Content Areas
- IEP Development & Implementation (i.e. how to create measurable IEP goals)
- Supervising and Training Paraprofessionals
- Curriculum & Instruction for those with Low-Incidence Disabilities
- Augmentative Communication
- Assistive Technology & iPad Implementation
- Transition Planning (CIS to Early Education; Elementary to Middle; High School to Post-Secondary)
Half day = up to 3.5 hours billed at $450
Full day = up to 7 hours billed at $900
Course with Onsite Consultation and Mentoring: A course includes 15 hours of class time per credit plus two days of onsite consultation and mentoring. Class time can be face to face, online or a combination of the two. A course is developed in increments of 15 hours (15 hours, 30 hours or 45 hours). If participants desire UVM credits the course must be planned at least 3 months in advance and the school district would pay a reduced tuition rate to UVM. For more information contact Darren McIntyre, I-Team Director.
Webinars: In 2011-2012 I-Team collaborated with the AT Tryout Center and Don Johnston to offer webinars in the area of reading, writing, and assistive technology. We will continue to offer such webinars in 2012-2013. In addition, we are collaborating with Vermont Sensory Access Project to offer webinars on Cortical Visual Impairment. In addition, I-Team is planning to develop webinars in various professional development areas listed above. Please refer to our website for additional information as the school year progresses. If you are interested in having I-Team members develop a specific webinar for professional development please contact Darren McIntyre, I-Team Director, for further information.
Last modified July 10 2012 10:20 AM