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Special Education Director Academy

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Month Day Task Resources Contact
July 1
 
Part B Budget Application due ePeGS Part B Budget Application Guide Finance
 
Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide
LEA Accounting System Accounting Manual
Federal Award Identification Information due Federal Award Identification Spreadsheet
LEA Written Procedures due General Federal Guidance Manual
Semi-Annual Certifications Time and Effort Guidance

August

1 Part B Payment Request due ePegs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
15 Core Data Screen 3 Contacts MOSIS Core Data Manual Data
Annual Secretary of the Board Report due ASBR Resources Finance
20 Part B Payment Request due ePegs Part B Payment Request Guide

September

1 Part B Payment Request due ePegs Part B Payment Request Guide
18 Watch CAP Year Webinar   Compliance
Receive Special Education Program Review Report
20 Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
30
 
Part B Final Expenditure Report due ePeGs Part B FER Guide
High Need Fund Application due HNF Application
Preliminary Special Education District Profiles available Profile and Profile Review Guide Data

October

1 Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
15 MOSIS Educator Course and Assignment files due Technical Assistance Webinar Data
Early Childhood Special Education Final Expenditure Report Due ECSE FER Guide Finance
20 Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide
31 Public Placement Fund Application due PPF Application
18 Complete Step 1 in IMACS 30 days from date of Special Education Program Review Report.   Compliance

November

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Start Conducting Self-Assessment

 

Compliance
Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
 
20 Part B Payment Request due ePegs Part B Payment Request Guide
30 Readers for the Blind Application RBP Application
December 1 Part B Payment Request ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
3 Continue Self-Assessment   Compliance
15 MOSIS Child Count and Environments of Students with Disabilities Technical Assistance Data
20 Part B Payment Request ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
January 1
 
Semi-Annual Certification due Time and Effort Guidance Finance
 
Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide
15 Child Count Verification due Instructions Data
20 Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
 
31 Special Education Finance Self-Assessment due Tiered Monitoring and Fiscal Monitoring Guide
31 Blind Literacy Survey due   Data

February

1

Self-Assessment in IMACS due

 

Compliance

Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
15 MOSIS Graduate and Dropout Follow-up due Technical Assistance Data
20 Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
March 1 Proportionate Share Carryover Release Report due ePeGs Proportionate Share Carryover Release Request Guide Finance
Part B Payment Request due ePegs Part B Payment Request Guide
20 Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide  
  Submit Follow Up Timelines in IMACS   Compliance

April

1


 

Submit documentation to clear CAPs

 

Compliance



 
Complete Step 2 in IMACS  
Submit verification documentation for the desk review  
Part B Payment Request ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
 
20 Part B Payment Request ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide
30 Part B Budget Application Revision due ePeGs Part B Budget Application Guide  
May 1 Part B Payment Request EPegs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
15 Part C to B Transition   Compliance
  Initial Evaluation Timelines due  
20 Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
June 1 Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide Finance
20 Part B Payment Request due ePeGs Part B Payment Request Guide
30 Parentally Placed Private School Survey due   Data
  MOSIS Student Core, Enrollment, and Attendance files due Technical Assistance
  MOSIS Discipline file due  

 

The Office of Special Education is hosting a virtual Special Education Director Academy July 26-30, 2021. This five-day event is designed for new special education directors but is open to all who may want a refresher. Sessions will run from 8:45 a.m. to noon each day with a focus on compliance and data.

Topics to be covered include but are not limited to: leadership, early childhood special education, dispute resolution, discipline, postsecondary transition, data reporting and use, and Special Education program requirements.

Registration is open.  

Information and materials for the 2021 Special Education Director Academy will be available here following the Academy.

2020 Special Education Data Sessions

Part 1: The Basics
This session will cover basic data requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; people you should know or get to know who will be instrumental in reporting accurate and complete
data; an overview of the DESE MOSIS and Core Data systems; and a deep dive into the special education child count data collection.

Part 2: Data Reporting
This session will cover special education exit data, graduate and dropout follow‐up and discipline data reporting.

Part 3: Miscellaneous Reporting
This session will review personnel reporting, early childhood outcomes, high need fund reporting and other miscellaneous reporting.

Special Education Data Summary Recording (8/25/2020) (Scroll down the page to last bulleted item)

2020 Special Education Compliance Sessions

Special Education 101 and 102
The basics related to the roles and responsibilities of OSE especially as it relates to ECSE.

Discipline of Students with Disabilities
Focuses on the removal of the student from the current educational placement to another setting where the student does not receive the special education and related services described in the student's Individualized Education Program (IEP).

Dispute Resolution Under the IDEA
Discusses ways to prevent and resolve conflict and stages and timelines for Missouri's Dispute Resolution Process as outlined by the IDEA.

Early Childhood Special Education: Compliance, Data, Finance, and Effective Practices
Highlights how ECSE is addressed within each section of OSE/DESE.

IDEA and Transition Planning
Focuses on Indicator 13 and how it relates to Transition Planning.