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Improving Special Education Services (ISES) AGENDA

June 10, 2010 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Purpose:

Bring together California stakeholders to learn and discuss the update to the State Performance Plan (SPP) and the Annual Performance Report (APR).


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

7:45 – 8:30 am Parent Leaders Breakfast with Dr. Fred Balcom, Director, Special Education Division

8:00 am New Member Orientation

8:30 am Welcome and Framing

8:45 am Updates and Current Issues

10:00 am State Performance Plan Technical Assistance (SPPTA) System Announcement - Georgianne Knight

10:10 am Workgroup Overview, Instructions & Room Assignments
Janet Canning and Marin Brown

10:15 am Break

10:25 am Tools for Improvement Poster Board Session

10:45 am Indicator Workgroups/Input on Improvement Strategies

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

12:45 pm Indicator Workgroups/Input on Improvement Strategies

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.