Canutillo ISD Faculty Survey

Evaluation of Services for Students with Disabilities
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Common Vision

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1. Our school provides quality services to students with disabilities.
2. Students with disabilities are considered full members of our student body.
3. Students with disabilities are the responsibility of the Department of Special Education and that department is the sole entity accountable for their academic performance.
4. Special education services on our campus offer an array of options that are effective in supporting the success of students with disabilities.
5. Most of our services for students with disabilities are selected on the basis of a program names and/or disability labels rather than individual student needs.

Instructional Strategies and Modifications

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6. Each student with disabilities participates in the general education curriculum.
7. The IEPs for each student with disabilities are aligned with the general education curriculum.
8. The IEPs for the students with disabilities in my classroom are readily available to me as needed.
9. The progress of students with disabilities in achieving their IEP goals is documented and this data is used to determine future goals.
10. I am knowledgeable of the contents of each student’s IEP for which I am responsible.
11. It is the responsibility of all educators to use instructional accommodations for any student who will be more successful in school because of these accommodations.
12. I use instructional accommodations for any student who needs them.
13. Only a special educator can provide instructional accommodations for a student with disabilities.
14. The more accommodations listed on a student’s IEP the better.
15. I am provided with sufficient information about each student’s IEP specifications regarding needed accommodations and/or curricular modifications.
16. It is the responsibility of all educators to modify instruction (change what is taught as appropriate for any student with disabilities who requires them as stated in the Individualized Education Program (IEP).
17. I modify instruction for students with disabilities as specified in the IEP.
18. It is fair to modify grades for students with disabilities as specified in their IEP.
19. I modify grades for students with disabilities as specified in their IEP.
20. Our school’s RTI process is effective in addressing the needs of students who are experiencing difficulty in school.
21. The RTI process is only for students who do not qualify to receive special education services.
22. My district provides adequate resources (curriculum materials, technology, equipment, etc.) to enable me to meet the diverse needs on the campus.
23. I understand the process for which we procure materials needed to educate students with diverse needs on my campus.

Collaboration

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24. General and special education teachers collaborate effectively to plan and deliver instruction for students with disabilities.
25. For all Teachers and Paraprofessionals: I have the opportunity on a regular basis to collaboratively plan with general/special education staff to deliver and support quality instruction to students with disabilities.
26. We have a peer tutoring program on our campus that supports inclusion of students with disabilities.
27. Parents of students with disabilities are viewed as equal partners with the district in the education of students with disabilities.
28. Parents of students with disabilities are welcome members of the ARD team in our school.
29. In general, I would characterize relationship between Canutillo ISD schools and parents of students with disabilities as positive.

Staffing and Service Delivery

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30. Students with disabilities receive services on the basis of their instructional needs rather than on the basis of their “label.”
31. Services for students with disabilities are consistent from one campus to another.
32. Within the past three years, special education personnel spend more time in the general education classroom providing support for students with disabilities.
33. General education teachers on our campus are skilled in strategies for addressing the needs of diverse students.
34. Special education teachers on our campus have the necessary level of general curriculum (TEKS) content knowledge needed to educate students with disabilities.
35. Special education teachers are viewed as faculty members of equal status with their general education teachers.
36. Special education paraprofessionals on our campus are well trained and skilled in fulfilling their roles in providing instructional support.
37. The removal of students with disabilities from the general education classroom is not encouraged as a means of enhancing performance (STAAR) for the campus.

Summary

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38. I think that children benefit socially when special education students and general education students learn in the same classroom.
39. I think that students benefit academically when special education students and general education students learn in the same classroom.
40. I do not think that the education of general education students suffers when special education students are educated in the same classroom.
41. I have participated in staff development sessions that support my responsibility to educate diverse learners.
42. I have participated in staff development sessions that support my responsibility to educate students with disabilities.
43. Special Education and general education staff’s roles and responsibilities are clearly defined and understood relative to working with students with disabilities.
44. I understand my role and responsibilities relative to providing services for students with disabilities.
45. I feel supported in my efforts to serve students with disabilities by my principal.
46. I feel supported in my efforts to serve students with disabilities by the central office staff.