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At PaTTAN, our goal is to provide educators with a breadth of publications that are grounded in proven best practices and a deep research base, reflecting a commitment to school improvement. PaTTAN offers publications on a variety of topics, all focused on improving educational results for students with and without disabilities.

Whether you are just starting out in the field of education, or you want to improve upon the work you and your team are already doing, let PaTTAN support you with the expertise of our educational consultants. Pennsylvania educators, school administrators, and families can view, download, and order PaTTAN publications mailed to their school or home.

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Considerations for Students Who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind as Schools Reopen: Questions to Discuss With Your School Team
September 23, 2020

Considerations for Students Who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind as Schools Reopen: Questions to Discuss With Your School Team

This fact sheet - specifically addressing considerations for students who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind - povides questions to discuss with the school team as students return to the school setting.
BSE Credential of Competency for Special Education Instructional Paraeducators
September 23, 2020

BSE Credential of Competency for Special Education Instructional Paraeducators

The PDE, BSE has developed a Credential of Competency for special education paraprofessionals to help them achieve "qualified" status as required by Chapter 14. This brochure provides information about the Credential, including the 10 standards that define what paraprofessionals need to know and be able to do.
The Pennsylvania Alternate System of Assessment: Answers to Questions Frequently Asked by Families
September 18, 2020

The Pennsylvania Alternate System of Assessment: Answers to Questions Frequently Asked by Families

The PASA: Answers to Questions Frequently Asked by Families is a resource intended for families and educational teams to assist in understanding information specific to the Pennsylvania Alternate System of Assessment.  This resource has been updated for the 2020-21 school year and replaces the previously released PASA Parent Guide.
 
 
Helping Your Child Learn at Home: What to Do When You Don’t Have Access to the Internet (Spanish)
September 14, 2020

Helping Your Child Learn at Home: What to Do When You Don’t Have Access to the Internet (Spanish)

This publication provides a checklist for families who are teaching their child at home and do not have access to the internet.

Also available in English.
Considerations for Students who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind as Schools Reopen
August 26, 2020

Considerations for Students who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind as Schools Reopen

During this national pandemic, certain measures are being implemented that are creating increased barriers to learning and communication for students who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. In order to support schools as they develop their Health and Safety Plans, the following should be considered when planning virtual and in-person instruction for students who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind under these new requirements.
Helping Your Child Learn at Home: What to Do When You Don’t Have Access to the Internet
August 18, 2020

Helping Your Child Learn at Home: What to Do When You Don’t Have Access to the Internet

This publication provides a checklist for families who are teaching their child at home and do not have access to the internet.
Helping Your Child Learn at Home Using an Online Learning Platform
August 10, 2020

Helping Your Child Learn at Home Using an Online Learning Platform

This publication provides a checklist for families who are using an online learning platform to teach their child at home.
Lessons Learned From Virtual Learning During COVID-19: Tips for Families
August 10, 2020

Lessons Learned From Virtual Learning During COVID-19: Tips for Families

Families and educators were asked to provide tips based on their experience with virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lessons Learned From Virtual Learning During COVID-19: Tips for Educators
August 10, 2020

Lessons Learned From Virtual Learning During COVID-19: Tips for Educators

Families and educators were asked to provide tips based on their experience with virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This publication is also available in Spanish.
Lessons Learned From Virtual Learning During COVID-19: Tips for Educators (Spanish)
August 10, 2020

Lessons Learned From Virtual Learning During COVID-19: Tips for Educators (Spanish)

Families and educators were asked to provide tips based on their experience with virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do you have a question about PaTTAN publications? Contact Barbara Gilligan, Information Specialist, PaTTAN East.

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