The Northwestern Illinois Association (NIA) offers unique inservice training opportunities. Presentations cover a range of topics including: Executive Function, ADD/ADHD, Autism, behavior, body mechanics, bullying, data collection, inclusion, modifying and adapting curriculum, RtI, the role of the paraprofessional, sensory processing, etc.
Our goal has been to provide institute training on timely and relative topics to support teachers and paraprofessionals who work with students who have special needs. The main objective of our training program is to present information to empower students to succeed in their least restrictive environment. Training can be differentiated to meet your district's needs and objectives.
- We offer 1.5- 3 hour workshops that are ideal for district institute or early release day schedules.
- Audience size is suited for a maximum of 50 participants, although a few presentations only accommodate 25 or less.
- CPDUs available
- Differentiated presentations for district specific needs
Who We Are
NIA Inservice presenters are special educators who have an average of 25 years of teaching experience. Presenters all hold masters degrees or higher and have practical expertise that cover a plethora of topics. Each presenter believes in life-long learning and continue to hone their craft to be cutting-edge practitioners through continued subject matter research and synthesis of best practices, publishing research, and by actively seeking out professional development opportunities as a means to continue to grow professionally.
Available Inservice Trainings
Find us in Northwestern Illinois
4 Office Locations
- St. Charles
5 Hearing Clinic Locations
- St. Charles
- South Beloit