ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : COM-09-168

Date Created : 05/05/2009

Attention:

Superintendents
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
Subject:
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:
501-683-7219

E-mail:
jafields@ualr.edu

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 http://www.arswis.info. 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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