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Improving Special Education Services (ISES) AGENDA

December 9, 2011 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Health Services Building 1500 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA


Meeting Purpose:

Bring together California stakeholders to review and analyze the Annual Performance Report (APR) data that meaningfully informs the State Performance Plan (SPP) improvement activities.

Meeting Outcomes:

Discussions will: 1) Identify needs based on data analysis; 2) Propose activities to improve the implementation and evaluation of the SPP improvement activities; and, 3) Plan for the Spring 2012 SPDG competition.

7:45 — 8:30 am Registration

8:00 am New Member Orientation

8:30 am Welcome and Framing

8:45 am Updates and Current Issues — Chris Drouin, Associate Director

9:30 am Overview of SPDG and New Competition - Janet Digmon, Consultant and Li Walter, SPDG Evaluator

10:30 am Break

10:45 am Discussion Group Overview, Instructions & Room Assignments

10:50 am Discussion Groups
Objective: Review and analysis data to identify needs and priorities

  1. Compliance Issues Chris Drouin, Associate Director
  2. Performance Data – SPP Indicators Patricia Skelton, Manager Assessment,Evaluation and Support Unit
  3. Consumer Feedback Alison Greenwood, Manager, Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistant Unit IV

11:30 am Lunch on Own - See Restaurant List in Packet

12:45 pm Indicator Discussion Groups
Objective: Review and analysis data to identify needs and priorities

  1. Compliance Issues Chris Drouin, Associate Director
  2. Performance Data – SPP Indicators Patricia Skelton, Manager Assessment, Evaluation and Support Unit
  3. Consumer Feedback Alison Greenwood, Manager, Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistant Unit IV

2:15 pm Reflection & Review
Each group briefly reports recommendations (3 minutes each)

2:30 p.m. Closing/ Next Steps, Meeting Evaluation

3:00 p.m. Adjourn

 

 


IDEAS that Work!

Project READ is a California Department of Education, Special Education Division project funded through a federal competitively-awarded State Personnel Development Grant to California (#H323A120019) provided from the U.S. Department of Education Part D of the Individuals with Disabilities Education act (IDEA), Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the U.S. Department of Education.