Special Education Listserv
Subject: Transition from First Steps to ECSE Frequently Asked Questions
Source: Pam Thomas, Coordinator, First Steps and Bonnie Aaron, Director, Compliance
Intended Audience: First Steps Service Coordinators, System Point of Entry Directors, Directors of Special Education, Early Childhood Special Education Teachers and Administrators
Date: October 29, 2012
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) from the recent webinar on Transition from First Steps to Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) recorded on October 9, 2012, is now available on the Office of Special Education website under "Frequently Asked Questions - Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)" at:
http://dese.mo.gov/se/compliance/Q&A/. The FAQ includes First Steps (Part C) and ECSE (Part B) requirements such as LEA notification/referral, First Steps late referrals, timelines, transition plan, and conference with LEA.
Additionally, materials related to the October 9, 2012, webinar on Transition from First Steps to ECSE including the recording and handouts are also available on the Department's webinar page at: http://dese.mo.gov/webinar/Webinar-10-09-12-SE.htm and on the First Steps Transition page at: http://dese.mo.gov/se/fs/Transitionindexpg.htm.