Archive — Month: August 2019

Published: August 28th, 2019

PLS INFORMATION: Math Professional Development Need Survey

As part of our ongoing professional learning efforts, the Arizona Department of Education (ADE), Exceptional Student Services (ESS), is in the process of compiling feedback for all educators in mathematics. The intent of the survey is to gather information that will support our future work in providing timely and relevant professional development to educators across [Read more…]

Published: August 13th, 2019

PSM UPDATE: 2019-2020 ESS Monitoring Manual Now Available Online

The monitoring manual that will be used by the Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services (ADE/ESS), throughout school year 2019-2020 is available on the Program Support and Monitoring web page. The monitoring system is designed to ensure public education agencies’ (PEA) compliance with State and Federal requirements for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [Read more…]

Published: August 13th, 2019

DATA AND ECE UPDATE: ADE Early Childhood Survey Requirement

ADE/Exceptional Student Services (ESS) and ADE/Early Childhood Education (ECE) sections request that all public education agencies (PEAs) entitled to IDEA Consolidated preschool funds complete a survey that opened on June 17, 2019. The Early Childhood Survey will assist the agency in providing timely technical assistance regarding the operations of early childhood special education programs by [Read more…]

Published: August 2nd, 2019

DATA UPDATE: New Infographic to Assist in LRE Reporting for Student Data Submissions

ADE/Exceptional Student Services (ESS) has fielded questions throughout the past year relating to students receiving special education (SPED) services and least restrictive environment (LRE) reporting. As a result, ESS has developed an infographic that helps delineate time spent inside the regular classroom against time spent outside the regular classroom. It can also be applied to [Read more…]