Data Collections

Welcome to the Special Education Data Collections page. On this page you will find links to resources to help you better understand Special Education Data, Including Information on the ECSE, ECO, Discipline, Child Count, Assignment Codes, Transition, Exiting, and Follow Up. 

Core Data and MOSIS Reference Manual

Core Data and MOSIS Reference Manual

Child Count

Special Education Child Count Webinar

Webinar Slides with Notes

Webinar Slides without Notes

ECSE Educational Environments Information

ECSE Educational Environments Training

ECSE Educational Environments Instructions

ECSE Educational Environments FAQ

Worksheet for Determining ECSE Educational Environment

ECSE Educational Environments Decision Tree

Special Education Disability Codes (Exhibit 18) Definitions and Codes for disability categories used in Core Data Screens 09, 11, 12

Special Education Child Count Verification Report Instructions  Instructions on accessing verification reports in the MCDS Portal

Child Count and Educational Environment Q&A - March 2016

Additional Information

Special Education - Educational Environment (Exhibit 19) Definitions and codes for Early Childhood and School-age Placements, Core Data Manual

Discipline

Special Education Disability Codes (Exhibit 18) Definitions and Codes for disability categories used in Core Data Screens 09, 11, 12

Educator Course and Assignment

Reporting Guidelines for Special Education Programs

Reporting Guidelines for Sped Programs (Exhibit 16)

Personnel Reporting Table

Teacher Example

Contracted Personnel

Educator Reporting Codes (Screen 20)- one page table

Position Codes

Speech/Language Personnel Coding

Webinar Slides with Notes 

Staff Assignment Report Instructions

Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO)

The State Performance Plan, required by the U.S.  Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), includes an indicator that addresses early childhood outcomes (ECO).  This requirement is designed to gather performance data for young children receiving services through Parts B and C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  Districts and SPOEs will assess all children entering and exiting First Steps and ECSE programs.

Early Childhood Outcomes

Exiting

 

Special Education Exit Category Codes Definitions and Codes for exiting categories used in Core Data Screen 12

Special Education Disability Codes (Exhibit 18) Definitions and Codes for disability categories used in Core Data Screens 09,11, 12

Guide to MOSIS Exit Reporting

Exit Reporting Q&A

Graduate Reporting - G01 and G03

Follow-Up

February Graduate Follow-up Webinar

Webinar Slides with Notes 

Webinar Slides without Notes

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