Reports, Resources & Links

Statewide Reports

  • State Systemic Improvement Plan
  • State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR)
    The SPP/APR is an annual report submitted to the US Department of Education/Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). This report from FY 2013 summarizes the performance of the entire State on 16 Indicators and also includes a description of Phase I of the State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) which is Indicator 17.
  • Individual District & Charter School Reports

  • School Year 2013-2014
  • School Year 2012-2013
  • School Year 2011-2012
  • Laws and Regulations

  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act – Implementing Regulations
  • Building the Legacy: IDEA 2004, Parts B & C
  • Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 15 – Education
  • Arizona Administrative Code, Title 7 – Arizona State Board of Education Rules
  • Section 504 Regulations
  • Federal Guidance

  • OSEP – Office of Special Education Programs
  • OSEP – Policy Letters and Dear Colleague Letters
  • OSEP – FAQ
  • OCR – Office for Civil Rights
  • OCR – Policy Letters and Dear Colleague Letters
  • OCR – FAQ about Protecting Students with Disabilities under 504 and the IDEA
  • FERPA – FAQ about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • HIPAA and FERPA – Joint guidance on the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act and FERPA
  • National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS)
  • ESS Resources

  • Forms
  • AZ-TAS Documents
  • DVD lending library featuring special education and disability topics
  • Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)
  • Resources for Special Education Directors
  • Training Resources

  • SELECT Courses
  • Link to Dispute Resolution Webinars & Training Resources
  • Link to Professional Learning & Sustainability Training Resources
  • Special Education Process PowerPoint Show – Save the file to your computer to view in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Writing Measurable Goals – Video presentation, PDFs of PowerPoint, and Activity sheets.

  • Contact Us

    Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services
    Physical Location: 3300 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85012
    Mailing Address: 1535 W. Jefferson St., Bin #24, Phoenix, AZ 85007
    Tel: (602) 542-4013
    Fax: (602) 542-5404

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