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Advanced Learning Plan (ALP)

The Advanced Learning Plan (ALP) is a legal document [22-20-R-12.00, C.R.S.] outlining programming for identified gifted students and is used as a guide for educational planning and decision-making.  The Exceptional Children’s Educational Act states that there will be ALP content and procedures set in Rule for statewide implementation; and that goals in the ALP are standards-based. Sections 12.02(2)(f) – 12.02(2)(g)(vi) of the Rules clarify ALP content, procedures and responsibilities.  For high school students the ALP may be blended with an Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) if all contents of the ALP are inclusive in the ICAP, including achievement and affective goals.

The following resources support implementation of Standards-aligned ALPs.

ALP Webinar Series: 

Building Understanding for Standards-aligned ALPs 

Note:  Webinars should be completed in order.  Download accompanying documents prior to beginning the webinar.  Click on the webinar title to access each tutorial.  The times that are indicated represent the length of the tutorial and doesn't include time you may wish to devote to collegial discussion or completion of scenario activities.

  1. Survey Your Site:  A philosophical introduction to Standards-aligned ALPs, including an overview of ECEA Rules pertaining to ALP  (28 minutes)

  1. Your Blueprint: Developing a plan for ALP implementation to support student growth and achievement  (15 minutes)

  2. The Foundation:  Standards provide the foundation for achievement and affective goal development  (22 minutes)

  3. Structure & Design: Considerations for ALP development, defining the instructional plan & supporting implementation of the ALP process  (9 minutes)

  4. Walk Through:  Review the 7 Step ALP Process Using a Student Scenario  (25 minutes)

  1. Elementary ALP Scenario:  Develop a reading, writing, math and affective goal for an elementary student  (24 minutes)
  1. Middle School ALP Scenario:  Develop a math and affective goal for a 2e middle school student  (20 minutes)
  1. High School Student-directed ALP Scenario:  Review the process for implementing student-directed ALPs  (18 minutes)

 

Additional ALP Webinars

Note:  For optimal viewing, download the webinar to your computer. You can save any of these videos to your computer by clicking on the link, right-clicking on the screen and selecting Save As

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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