Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS). Leslie Pyper, OSPI, Learning Improvement Beth Harrington, Richland School District. What is CEIS? How can funds be used for CEIS? How do we plan & report on CEIS? How can CEIS be woven into a system of instructional support?.
Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS)
Leslie Pyper, OSPI, Learning Improvement
Beth Harrington, Richland School District
What is CEIS?
How can funds be used for CEIS?
How do we plan & report on CEIS?
How can CEIS be woven into a
system of instructional support?
CEIS is a set of coordinated services for students in kindergarten through Grade 12 (with a particular emphasis on students in K-3) who are notcurrently identified as needing special education or related services, but who need additional academic and behavioral supportto succeed in a general education environment.
34 CFR 300.646
…to serve children in the district, particularly, but not exclusively, children in those groups that were significantly over-identified…
CEIS funds may be used for:
I want to provide training to all of our staff on PBIS. Can I fund it with CEIS $$?
Is the PD to support teachers and staff who are responsible for students who need additional support to succeed in the gen ed environment?
Generally, a “whole school” or “whole district” initiative could not be funded with CEIS.++
Could use several funding sources to fund a school-wide effort….
If you do include everyone in the district, does that increase
the cost of the training? Trainer fees? Substitute time? etc?
Evaluations are to determine appropriate instruction --
NOT eligibility for special education
dropout prevention strategies
Must use research-based curricula or
evidence-based practices for instruction
paid for with federal funds.
“supplement not supplant” requirement that affects the use of funds
In general, the “supplement not supplant” requirement is intended to ensure that services provided with federal funds
are in addition to, anddo not replace or supplant, services that students would otherwise receive.
From iGrants package 267:
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provide interventions to students who
need additional academic or behavioral support to succeed in the general education environment.
interventions to students who are
currently identified as needing special
education and related services.
How are CEIS dollars different than IDEA dollars??
A Conceptual Framework for RTI
Increasingly Intensive Instructional Interventions
Level of need for student to be successful in core instruction
Services for Students with IEPs
Students may receive services in all areas of the pyramid at any one point in time
Topic Brief from OSEP 10-4-06 Early Intervening Services
Memo from OSEP July 28, 2008 CEIS FAQ
IDEA / CEIS table - OSPI 2010 Monthly Bulletin (what month?)
For more information:
OSPI Learning Improvement