Virtual Learning / Teleservice

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Online Learning and Teleservice are likely to continue to be an efficient and effective way to provide services to many students beyond the pandemic. This session will provide an overview of teleservice, including how teleservice is defined, documented within an Individual Education Plan (IEP), and implemented. The presenters will also share information regarding student confidentiality related to teleservice, and what the family’s role in supporting their student's successful engagement in teleservice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will understand the definition, documentation and provision of teleservice through an Individualized Education Plan
  • Participants will understand privacy and confidentiality considerations for teleservice
  • Participants will be able to describe the role of families in supporting their child in receiving and engaging in teleservice practices.


Andrea Bertone is an Education Consultant at the Department of Public Instruction. Her work supports students who have significant difficulty accessing, engaging, and/or making progress in general education environments due to communication difficulties.  She has a passion for supporting staff in creating and implementing goals that are functional and that can be supported in general education environments.  She worked for 18 years as both a speech-language pathologist and later as a program support teacher in the public school setting across all school levels in a large school district. Andrea has a particular interest in working with students using culturally responsive practices and is passionate about working with students with autism and students with significant disabilities.  Andrea also is on the Board for the State Education Agencies Communication Disabilities Council (SEACDC).

Tim Peerenboom earned his B.A in Psychology with an emphasis in Child and Youth Care from UW LaCrosse and an M.S. in School Psychology from UW Stout.  Prior to joining DPI in August 2019, Tim has had the privilege of serving children, families and communities in a wide variety of roles, locations and settings. During his 16 year career, he has served as a School Psychologist, Autism Specialist and Director of Special Education and Pupil Services.  He has experience working with children aged 3-21 in a variety of public education service models in urban, rural and suburban school districts spanning from Portland, OR to Washington, D.C.  Now that he has returned home to Wisconsin, Tim enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially his wife and two children.


Workshop Registration Form

Workshop Registration Form

Registration is required for all WI FACETS–sponsored workshops. You may use the form below to register or you may register by contacting Sandra McFarland at 877-374-0511. If you use the form, please make sure to include the title and date of the event you are registering for.

All WI FACETS-sponsored workshops are free.  Requests for any special accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to the event. Please list any accommodations requested in the “Special Request” box below.