Special Education

Structured Literacy Webinar - "Understanding Structured Literacy" with Abby Burke and Rhea Hochstein 10.8.2019

Guidance on Special Education Certification – April 2019

Guidance on Special Education Certification – Reimbursable under IDEA (PDF)

Technical Assistance/Guidance Documents

Extended School Year (ESY) Guidance Document – Aug 2018 (PDF)

Improving Learning for Children with Disabilities (ILCD) Guidance Document – Aug 2018 (PDF)

Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) Guidance Document – Aug 2018 (PDF)

Medicaid in Public Schools (MIPS) Guidance Document (PDF)

Non-Public Services to Children with Disabilities Enrolled by their Parents in Non-Public Schools – Aug 2018 (PDF)

Prior Written Notice Guidance Document (PDF)

Questions and Answers on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Evaluations, and Reevaluations – OSEP 2010

Shortened Days Guidance Document (PDF)

Significant Disproportionality Guidance Document (PDF)

Transition Planning Guidance Document – Aug 2018 (PDF)

Part C Procedural Safeguards – Aug 2018 (PDF)


Public Reporting and Determinations Guides

Public Reporting

Part B Levels of Determination 2017


Alternative Assessment Criteria – The Alternate Assessment information is new and the Alternate Assessment Criteria document is required to be completed. 

IEP Team Decision Making Flow Chart


District Phase II TIP

District Phase II TIP Report 

TIP Supplementary GuidanceTIP Review Tool 


ECICC Biennial Report to the Governor


New Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

Colleague Letter and Resource Guide on Students with ADHD
Know Your Rights – Students with ADHD


Maintenance of Effort

Worksheet and Tracking ToolFederal Proposed Regulations on Significant Disproportionality
Federal Study and State Analysis of Disproportionality

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