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Improving Special Education Services (ISES) AGENDA

June 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 learn about and discuss updates and recent submissions of the State Performance Plan (SPP) and the Annual Performance Report (APR).

Outcomes: Stakeholders will be knowledgeable regarding the SPP/APR information and provide targeted recommendations on the SPP/APR improvement activities to California Department of Education (CDE).

7:45 -8:30 am

Registration

8:00 am

New Member Orientation

8:30 am

Welcome and Framing

  • Framing of the Day – Janet Digmon
  • Welcome and Director Update
    • Status of ISES November 2010 Recommendations

9:00 am

Updates and Current Issues

  • Outcome of Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Verification Review - Chris Drouin, Associate Director
  • Update on the SPP-APR "Clarification Week" and Submission - Chris Drouin, Associate Director
  • After School Programs Update – Valodi Foster

10:25 am

Work Group Overview, Instructions & Room Assignments

  • Janet Digmon and Marin Brown

10:30 am

Break

10:45 am

Indicator Work Groups
Review Targets and Improvement Activities

  1. Disproportionality – Patricia Skelton, Ralph Scott, Doug McDougall and George Triest
  • Disproportionality Overall (Indicator 9)
  • Disproportionality Disability (Indicator 10)
  • Suspension and Expulsion (Indicator 4)
  1. Transition and Post Secondary – Meredith Cathcart, Jill Larson and Dan Boomer
  • Part C to Part B Transition (Indicator 12)
  • Secondary Transition Goals and Services (Indicator 13)
  • Post School (Indicator 14)
  1. State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) – Janet Digmon. Li Walter and Anne Davin

11:30 pm

Lunch on Own - See Restaurant List in Packet

12:45 pm

Indicator Work Groups
Review Targets and Improvement Activities

  1. Disproportionality – Patricia Skelton, Ralph Scott, Doug McDougall and George Triest
  • Disproportionality Overall (Indicator 9)
  • Disproportionality Disability (Indicator 10)
  • Suspension and Expulsion (Indicator 4)
  1. Transition and Post Secondary – Meredith Cathcart, Jill Larson and Dan Boomer
  • Part C to Part B Transition (Indicator 12)
  • Secondary Transition Goals and Services (Indicator 13)
  • Post School (Indicator 14)
  1. State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) – Janet Digmon

2:00 pm

Break

2:15 pm

Reflection & Review - Janet Digmon
Each group briefly reports recommendations (3 minutes each)

2:30 pm

Closing/ Next Steps, Meeting Evaluation

3:00 pm

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.