Archive — Month: December 2019


Published: December 30th, 2019

INTERNAL PD OPPORTUNITY: Save the Date for Arizona’s IDEA Conference and Call for Proposals

Special Education Directors, The ADE/ESS is very excited to announce some changes to its main conferences, the Directors’ Institute and the Transition Conference! These conferences have been combined and rebranded as: Arizona’s IDEA Conference Save the Date Arizona’s IDEA Conference in 2020 will take place over three days, August 31—September 2, at the JW Marriott Desert [Read more…]

Published: December 20th, 2019

INTERNAL PD OPPORTUNITY: Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Training

The ADE/ESS is pleased to announce training for school personnel on how to recognize and intervene with commonly occurring behavioral health issues. The trainings will take place in Phoenix from February 5-7, 2020. The National Council for Behavioral Health will deliver Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Training to Arizona educators. This 3-day interactive training [Read more…]

Published: December 17th, 2019

INTERNAL PD OPPORTUNITY: Crisis Prevention Institute Training

The Arizona Department of Education is pleased to announce training through Crisis Prevention Institute. Crisis Prevention Institute offers nonviolent crisis intervention that equips participants with skills, confidence, and an effective framework to safely manage and prevent difficult behavior. Training for new trainers through the Instructor Certification Program includes a three-day training and involves independent work [Read more…]

Published: December 13th, 2019

TRAINING/PD OPPORTUNITY: Arizona Training of Interpreters in Public Schools (TIPS) – Register Now for January Cohort

Please see this important announcement regarding training for school-based sign language interpreters below. ADE/ESS contracts and works with TAESE to support assessment and training of school-based interpreters by TASK12. Training slots are limited, so don’t let this important opportunity pass by – please forward to your staff as appropriate. The Training of Interpreters in Public [Read more…]

Published: December 4th, 2019

PD/TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE INFO: Winter Edition of Secondary Transition News Bulletin Available!

The ADE/ESS Secondary Transition team is excited to share the Winter Edition of its quarterly news bulletin! In the first issue, the Secondary Transition team and the different roles within ESS – Special Projects are introduced, technical assistance services are highlighted, and an overview of the 2019-2020 statewide Regional Training season is provided. Be on [Read more…]

Published: December 3rd, 2019

FUNDING/SERVICES INFO: Medicaid School-Based Claiming (MSBC) Transformation Webinar, Wednesday, Dec. 11

ADE/ESS is pleased to host a webinar and feedback opportunity with AHCCCS, entitled, Medicaid School Based Claiming Transformation Discussion, on Wednesday, December 11 from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. AHCCCS is exploring the opportunity to transform the Medicaid School Based Claiming (MSBC) program to include payment for services that are provided to all Medicaid-eligible students/members, [Read more…]