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Special Education Professional Development Directory

Professional Development

This page is designed to improve teacher instruction and enable administrators to become more effective leaders. The resources below are intended to equip educators with the knowledge and skill required to address the learning needs of today's students.


Professional Development Modules

Professional development modules developed by the Oklahoma State Department of Education, Special Education division are intended to assist local educational agencies (LEAs) in providing professional development for educators. Each module includes relevant background information, activities/materials, and a scripted PowerPoint presentation for a particular topic area. These modules are intended for use in a workshop or other professional development setting (e.g. faculty meeting, PLC meeting). Presenters are free to use the modules in whichever way they choose.

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To request professional development from the OSDE-SES, please complete this form and email to

Supplemental Resource: Selecting Evidence-Based Practices

This resource, provided by the IRIS Center, is designed to assist school personnel in identifying and selecting evidence-based practices that meet the unique needs of their school. 


Special Education Services Online Learning Resources

We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus and the impact on children with special needs. We want to support the transition to at-home learning for teachers, students, and families by providing information and resources that we hope you will find useful during this time away from the traditional classroom.

Please view this link for resources.


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Last updated on September 24, 2020