ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : COM-09-168

Date Created : 05/05/2009


Co-op Directors
other: LEA Supervisors
EC Coordinators
Open Enrollment Charter Schools
State-Operated Ed Programs

Type of Memo: Administrative
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Diana Julian, Deputy Commissioner
Special Ed Programs: Guidance on Reporting Cycle 7 Data Requirements

Regulatory Authority:
20 U.S.C.A. Section 1400, et seq.

Contact Person:
Dr. Jody Fields

Phone Number:


School districts, co-ops, open-enrollment charter schools, and state-operated education programs are reminded of the importance of the upcoming Arkansas Public School Computer Network (APSCN) Cycle 7 data submission requirements for special education, including exits, referrals, early intervening services, secondary transitions, discipline and early childhood outcomes. APSCN Cycle 7 closes on June 15, 2009. MySped DDS Cycle 7 closes July 15, 2009.

To assist programs in submitting accurate data, the IDEA Data & Research Office at UALR will conduct a one-hour Web-teleconference in repeated sessions on May 11 and 12 for school-age programs. May 22 sessions will be offered for early childhood programs. Training for DDS 3-5 early childhood programs will be June 15, 2009. Pre-registration is required.

To register, go to The deadline for registration is May 6, 2009, for school age, May 19, 2009, for early childhood programs, and June 10, 2009, for DDS early childhood 3-5 programs.

For more information, contact Dr. Jody Fields or Katina White at 501-683-7219 or Jana Villemez at 501-569-8183.


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