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Back to Basics: Special Education Law Modules

In Partnership with the Virginia Department of Education

Back to Basics is a professional development initiative designed to support Virginia school divisions with the training of teachers and division personnel on basic special education laws and regulations. The following modules and associated documents provide introductory information on special education compliance. Note that if you have difficulty receiving your certificate of completion for the Back to Basics modules, email CIEES@odu.edu .

The following five modules and associated documents provide introductory information on compliance with special education law for students in K-12 settings.

Module I - Introduction to Special Education Law

Goals & Objectives

 Module I Video

 Module I Transcript

 Module I Quiz

Module III - Management of Student Records


 Module III Video

 Module III Transcript

 Module III Quiz

Module IV - Progress Reporting


Module IV Video

Module IV Transcript

Module IV Quiz

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