High Leverage Practices
In partnership with the CEEDAR Center, the Council for Exceptional Children has developed and published a set of high leverage practices (HLPs) for special educators and teacher candidates. The HLPs are organized around four aspects of practice:
From these four aspects of practice, there are 22 practices intended to address the most critical practices that every K–12 special education teacher should master and be able to demonstrate. The selected practices are used frequently in classrooms and have been shown to improve student outcomes if successfully implemented.
This presentation provides background on the development and dissemination of high-leverage practices (HLPs), examples of HLPs, and guidance for incorporating HLPs into teacher preparation.
Introducing High-Leverage Practices in Special Education: A Professional Development Guide for School Leaders
This downloadable online guide provides school leaders with practical tools for engaging their staff members in learning about the 22 high-leverage practices (HLPs) and how they can be used to enhance...
This glossary defines terms used in the discussion of high-leverage practices (HLPs) and provides references and resources related to those terms.