ESS October 1 Data Collection consists of 3 Phases:
Phase I is due 11/13/19
Phase II is due 1/15/20 - SPED07 Available
Phase III for non reconciled PEAs is due 3/18/20 - Notification by email if needed.
Please note that the October 1 Data Collection training videos posted below are from FY 2019. The information in these videos continue to be relevant.
The application name has changed from ESS Census to ESS October 1 Data Collection within the ESS Portal
There is an additional Personnel requirement outlined in the training slides for FY 2020.
SPED Census Phase I: Verification - How to Count Your Students
SPED Census Phase I: Verification - How to Verify Your Count
SPED Census Phase I: Verification - Public School Districts - Parentally Placed Students
SPED Census Phase I: Personnel - How to Verify Your Count Please note Personnel collection has moved from Annual Data to the October 1 Data Collection for FY20. The following video instructs for Annual Data, but the concepts are the same. Please refer to the Training Slides for Fiscal Year 2020 ESS October 1 Data Collection for updated screenshots, and menu options.
SPED Census Phase II: Reconciliation
SPED Census Phase III: Non-Reconciliation Updated 3/13/20
ESS Discipline Data Collection
Preschool & Parentally Placed Training For Districts Only; not applicable to charter schools or secure care facilities.
The Early Childhood Quality Improvement Process (ECQuIP) is a process that was developed by the Early Childhood Education Unit to assure quality and accountability for programs that receive state funding or other early learning grants. ECQuIP is a programmatic self-assessment process that asks early childhood teams to identify and rate such practices as instruction, assessment, leadership, and climate.