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Improving Special Education Services (ISES) AGENDA

November 16, 2010 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 and discuss the update to 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

9:00 am Updates and Current Issues - Chris Drouin, Associate Director

10:15 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. Assessment – Meredith Cathcart and Desired Results Access Project Staff

2. Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) – Kathleen Halvorson, Dona Meinders and Supporting Early Education Delivery Systems (SEEDS) Project Staff

3. Due Process – Karen Allen and Stacey Wofford

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

12:45 pm Indicator Work Groups Review Targets and Improvement Activities

  1. Assessment - Meredith Cathcart and Desired Results Access Project Staff

2. Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) – Kathleen Halvorson, Dona Meinders and Supporting Early Education Delivery Systems (SEEDS) Project Staff

3. Due Process – Karen Allen and Stacey Wofford

2:00 pm Break

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

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.