The Georgia Learning Resources
is a network of 17 centers
throughout Georgia that provide training and resources to educators and
parents of students with disabilities
Provides Ongoing, Effective, Professional Learning
To assist local school systems in meeting
the federal requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities
Education Act (IDEA) and No Child Left Behind (NCLB),
GLRS provides ongoing professional learning (training) to teachers
and administrators to assist them in implementing effective
instructional strategies. GLRS provides training to educators so
are at risk of failure can learn to read.
exhibit responsible behavior.
with disabilities stay in school and transition to employment or
college after they graduate from high school.
disabilities can participate in general education classes with their
education teachers learn effective instructional strategies from
GLRS Increases Student Achievement
professional learning student achievement is impacted in the following
Students who were struggling to learn to read
have experienced success in reading.
have traditionally shown inappropriate behavior at school have
improved their performance and increased their active participation
shown a significant reduction in the number of office referrals due
to discipline problems.
with disabilities are dropping out of school and more students are
becoming employed or attending college after high school graduation.
students with disabilities are participating in general education
classes with their non-disabled peers. That means students with
disabilities can learn the same skills and curriculum that is being
taught to other children, enabling more children to meet the
academic requirements of No Child Left Behind.
GLRS Supports Parents of
Students with Disabilities
information and resources to parents of students with disabilities.
completes “Child Find” activities so that young children with
developmental delays receive appropriate services and support in
with the Georgia Parent Mentor Program to enable parents to be
active participants in their children's education.
GLRS Publications Online..
New! 2011 Special Needs
Directory: Activities, Recreation and Respite, Programming Guide and
other resources for parents and teachers.
2011 Special Needs Directory: Activities, Recreation and
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Co-teaching Observation Checklist
and Answers about Tax Deductions for Disabled Dependents 2007
The GLRS Alternatives
Strategies Manual is now available online
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