The ESS Data Management team is responsible for the collection, review, validation, verification, and analysis of Special Education Data in Arizona as required under Section 618 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
The Important Dates document outlines the various deadlines for ESS Data Management data collections.
ESS Data Management Toolkit
Comprised of our most used tools and resources, the ESS Data Management toolkit is a quick reference guide for data managers to access the tools needed for SPED data reporting.
Discover useful tools for those who submit data for students with disabilities to the Arizona Education Data Standards (AzEDS). Find relevant AzEDS codes, tables that illustrate various reporting scenarios, integrity error tools and more.
The Special Education Data Dashboard (SEDD) is a one stop-shop for public education agencies (PEAs) to securely view their own special education data as well as the provision of public statewide data with redaction.
Annually, the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) is required to report Special Education data to the federal government. The October 1 Data Collection is part of that process and occurs in three phases.
This section contains historical and trend data on special education student population with breakouts by public education agency (PEA), county, disability, ethnicity/race, gender, grade, age, and placement (LRE) based on the October 1 Federal Special Education Child Count.
The Exceptional Student Services Data Management team will host the next Special Education Data Updates live webinar on Wednesday, June 21,from 2pm – 3pm. This session will cover a variety of data topics that will include (subject to change):
ADE/ESS is excited to announce the opening of registration for Arizona’s 2023 IDEA Conference: Creating Connections and Strengthening Systems. This year’s conference will be held from August 21–23, 2023, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix.