eLearning Courses

Alaska Parent Guide

The Department of Education & Early Development has developed web-based, interactive training courses for educators on special education topics.

The Alaska Parent Guide eLearning course offers learners the opportunity to learn:

  • Some of parents' rights with regard to the education of their exceptional child
  • Some of the child's rights to an education
  • The signs indicating the child's possible qualification for referral
  • Who may refer their child for evaluation
  • The process for evaluation
  • Individualized education for a child
  • How to initiate a complaint regarding education for a child
  • How such complaints are resolved

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Course Reviews

Star Rating: 3+ out of 4


  • This was a great class it was nice to know the parents legal rights and how they can protect them.
  • This course provided valuable information about the special education process in mediation and referrals. I am grateful for the reminders so that I can work effectively with the special education teacher in our school.
  • I appreciated knowing legal processes for parents, students, school districts & teacher's rights for IEP & due processes. It was very informative. Thank you.