First Steps - DESE Messages

These messages are sent from DESE to providers and Service Coordinators through email addresses provided to the Central Finance Office. These messages are archived for the general public to review.

Date Subject Source
03/18/21 REMINDER ‐ Comment Period Open for Part C Application for Federal Funds under IDEA Jeannie Lahman
02/19/21 Missouri Part C Application for Federal Funds under IDEA Beth Loethen
01/28/21 NEW! Office of Childhood Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - Office of Early Learning
01/07/21 MoSPIN Parent Education Missouri School for the Blind, Outreach Services
07/23/20 Revisions to Part C (First Steps) Standards and Indicators First Steps Compliance
07/22/20 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) and OSEP's Evaluation of Missouri's Part C Program - First Steps Dr. Stephen Barr
03/02/20 First Steps Summer Third Birthdays ‐ REMINDER Beth Loethen
02/19/20 Missouri Part C Application for Federal Funds under IDEA Beth Loethen
11/13/19 First Steps Announcement/Coordinator of the First Steps program Dr. Stephen Barr
07/17/19 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) and OSEP's Evaluation of Missouri's Part C Program - First Steps Stephen Barr
05/21/19 Parent Advisor – Families First Program Jonah Wilson
05/10/19 FAQ on ECSE and Transition From First Steps to ECSE Available on the Web Pam Thomas and Ginger Henry
05/03/19 2017-2018 Part C State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) Stephen Barr
05/01/19 System Point of Entry (SPOE) Announcement Pam Thomas
04/05/19 First Steps Summer Third Birthdays - REMINDER Pam Thomas
03/14/19 Reminder ‐ Comment Period Open for Part C Application for Federal Funds under IDEA and Public Hearings Sara Massman
02/08/19 Missouri Part C Application for Federal Funds under IDEA and Notice of Public Hearings Sara Massman
01/14/19 Request for Proposal (RFP) for System Point of Entry (SPOE) services Pam Thomas
07/13/18 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) and OSEP's Evaluation of Missouri's Part C Program - First Steps Dr. Stephen Barr
07/05/18 Revisions to Part C (First Steps) Standards and Indicators First Steps Compliance
05/11/18 2016-2017 Part C State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) Dr. Stephen Barr
03/23/18 REMINDER - Comment Period Open for Part C Application for Federal Funds under IDEA Pam Schroeder
02/21/18 Missouri Part C Application for Federal Funds under IDEA Pam Schroeder
01/24/18 Transition from First Steps to Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) - REMINDER Pam Thomas and Karen Allan
07/25/17 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) and OSEP's Evaluation of Missouri's Part C Program - First Steps Stephen Barr
05/19/17 2015-2016 Part C State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) Stephen Barr
02/24/17 Reminder – Comment Period Open for Part C Application for Federal Funds under IDEA Pam Schroeder
01/31/17 Transition from First Steps to ECSE – Updated Materials Available Online Pam Thomas
01/25/17 Part C Application for Federal Funds under IDEA Pam Schroeder