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AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 1/16-1/20: Maybe Teaching Special Ed Doesn’t Have To Be So Hard
This week we bring you a story about how one school’s unique approach to dealing with special education paperwork is not only making teachers happier, but allowing them to focus more on student needs. In other news, we saw positive things happen in regards to...
10 Questions Your Special Education Management System Should Answer
While rewarding work, special education comes with many challenges for administrators, teachers, and related service providers alike. From managing IEP timelines and compliance, to dealing with mounds of paperwork and tracking student progress, special educators can benefit greatly from technology designed to minimize these challenges. Is your...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 1/9-1/13: Bullying and Students With Disabilities: A Resource Guide
Happy Friday! In light of the recent assault of a special needs man that was live streamed on Facebook, today we share with you a Resource Guide for bullying and students with disabilities.  In other news, this week hearings took place for the most significant special education...
AcceliTRACK Updates and Enhancements Now Live
AcceliTRACK Version 3.4.0.1 is now live!  Continue below to preview system updates included with this version release   Enhancement: Homepage Now Defaults To My Calendar You asked for it, and we listened. Based on customer demand and analytics that My Calendar is the most widely used tab on...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 1/2-1/6: Can In School Meditation Help Curb Youth Violence?
Happy New Year and for those of you who returned to school this week, welcome back! If you’re feeling stressed (despite the holiday break), you’re not alone. Some 46% of teachers say they feel high daily stress according to a new report. Looking for ways...
Accelify All-Star: Denise Solomon
Name: Denise Solomon Position: Speech Language Pathologist School/District: Jefferson Parish Public Schools # of Years Using Accelify: 1.5 years “I enjoy seeing students make progress and achieve their goals.  Accelify has given us a tool to have all of the documentation of therapy notes and...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 12/19-12/23: Too Many Students and Not Enough Time
The holiday season is upon us! As we in education prepare for winter break and the start of a new year, we look back at some of the most newsworthy events and topics of the year in our 2016 Education Year in Review. In this...
2016 Education Year in Review
It’s been a busy year in education. As 2017 draws near, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories and how they will impact the future of public education.   The Transition to Every Student Succeeds Act With the Every Student Succeeds...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 12/12-12/16: Schools With Police But No School Counselors
This week new research was released regarding the impact of early childhood education over time and how it can result in tremendous returns in terms of future earnings, health, IQ, and crime reduction. While these findings confirm the growing body of research on the value of high-quality...
Updates to OT and PT Procedure Codes
Effective January 1, 2017, Common Procedural Terminology (CPT) Codes for Occupational and Physical Therapy evaluations will be replaced by new codes that describe differences in the complexity of evaluations, ranging from low (straigthforward), to moderate (involved), to high (very complex) as detailed below. The new system...