OSSE is committed to helping accelerate academic outcomes for all students, including students with disabilities. According to the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO), 85 to 90 percent of students with disabilities can perform at grade level when provided with appropriate services and supports. These resources are designed to bridge the research-to-practice gap and are intended for use in educator preparation programs and professional development for practicing professionals.
Universal Design for Learning
Universal design for learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn. CAST is a nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through UDL.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Resources
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. As part of their mission, CEC provides many free resources, professional development series, research articles and tools.
- CEC’s Tool Of The Week
- CEC podcast: You’ve Got This (information and strategies for new teachers)
- Full report on CEC’s recent “State of the Special Education Profession”
- Archived Special Education Today CEC Newsletter editions
- Upcoming webinars
- Library of recorded webinars
OSSE Point of Contact
Response to Intervention Specialist
Division of Teaching and Learning
Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)
1050 First St. NE, Fifth Floor
Office: (202) 481-3870
Email: [email protected]