Promoting improved services for troubled youth

since 1982

Training Options

Graduate Credit & Continuing Education
Graduate credit toward EBD licensure and continuing education clock hours are available.

Custom Workshops
The workshop can be customized based on experience level, particular needs and available workshop time. For more information on developing a custom workshop, please contact us.

Related Resources

Interest Area
  • Education
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Mental Health
  • Families
Expertise Level
  • General
  • Professional
  • Parent
Age Level
  • Adult

Target Audience

Stage 1: Awareness
1-2 hour
Stage 2: Application
1/2-full day
Stage 3: Independence
Full day
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BICA Training: The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 & The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 -
Implications for General and Special Education


  • The developmental history of NCLB

           ◦ Federal involvement in education: From assistance to accountability
           ◦ NCLB: A reaction to what?

  • Analysis of NCLB

           ◦ The major principles of NCLB
           ◦ Impact of the NCLB on schools

  • Implications of NCLB for administrators and Educators

           ◦ Immediate impact
           ◦ Areas of greatest challenge

  • The IDEA Improvement Act of 2004

           ◦ The major principles of the IDEA Improvement Act
           ◦ Changes to assessment, IEPs, and discipline

  • Analysis of the major changes in IDEA 2004
  • Meeting the requirements of NCLB and IDEA

NCLB & IDEA Training

Skill Areas:

Participants will learn:

  • the history of NCLB
  • the major principles of NCLB & IDEA
  • how to meet the requirements of NCLB and IDEA

Mitchell Yell, Ph.D.