The VDOE offers free online learning experiences, or modules, that address a variety of topics in Special Education and Student Services. Certificates of completion are available for some learning modules. The VDOE does NOT maintain a copy of participant scores or proof of participation.
These modules are published in HTML-5 and may be viewed on computers using Windows or iOS operating systems, iPads, and other tablets. Some module functions may be limited on iPads, tablets, and mobile devices.
Participants who are required to document completion of modules by printing quiz results should access modules using a computer connected to a printer or be prepared to take a screen shot of the certificate of completion.
Special Education Evaluation & Services
Prior Written Notice
- Prior Written Notice – Overview and Introduction of Requirements Certificate of Completion
- Prior Written Notice – Avoiding the Common Regulatory Misinterpretations and Errors
Calculating & Reporting Placement & Services
Back to Basics (Coming soon)
The Virginia Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Student Services presents training on basic special education compliance. This training includes videos and quizzes to assist school divisions and other agencies with understanding special education laws and regulations.
NOTE: more e-learning modules currently in development and will be added to this page in the near future.
These e-learning modules were developed to provide professional development and technical assistance to parents, school personnel, and other consumers. All modules are intended to provide guidance for addressing the regulatory requirements and instructional elements needed for a student’s free appropriate public education (FAPE). VDOE Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Students with Disabilities (PDF) and other Virginia guidance documents should be used in conjunction with these resources.