General Supervision Overview of State Performance Plan Indicators 15 – General Supervision 20 – Timely and Accurate Data
This power point includes: • A description of each indicator; • The SPP targets for each year and whether our State met the targets; • Any additional pertinent information related to the indicator (if applicable); • A list of some of the improvement activities included in the State’s SPP/APR for the indicator;
A description of how the indicator might impact a district’s determination level (as described in WAC 392-172A-07012); and • Contact information for questions about the indicator.
General Supervision • Indicator 15: The State’s general supervision system (including monitoring, complaints, hearings, etc.) identifies and corrects noncompliance as soon as possible, but in no case later than one year from identification. (20 U.S.C. 1416 (a)(3)(B)) • Data for this indicator are collected and maintained by OSPI’s special education department.
State Targets – Indicator 15 Note: Since this is a Compliance Indicator, States are federally-required to set the target at 100% for all years.
Timely and Accurate Data • Indicator 20: State-reported data (including 618 and State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report data) are timely and accurate. (20 U.S.C. 1416 (a)(3)(B)) • Data for this indicator are maintained by OSPI’s special education department.
State Targets – Indicator 20 Note: Since this is a Compliance Indicator, States are federally-required to set the target at 100% for all years.
Required Reports for Ind. 20 • Annual Performance Report (APR), including the required data and correct calculations for all 20 indicators; • Child Count (due February 1st); • Personnel report (due November 1st); • Educational Environments (due February 1st);
Required Reports (cont.) • Exiting Data (due November 1st); • Discipline report (due November 1st); • State Assessment (due February 1st); and • Dispute Resolution (due November 1st).
SPP/APR Improvement Activities • Here are some of the improvement activities included in our SPP/APR to address these two indicators: • Model state forms were created to assist districts with meeting compliance requirements; • Evaluation and IEP Technical Assistance Module, including numerous compliance areas, was developed and disseminated to school districts;
Improvement Activities (cont.) • District-level data across the SPP/APR indicators are posted to the web each fall; • Revision of reporting instructions, combined with regional trainings, to clarify the data reporting requirements; • Regional WAC trainings were conducted in the fall of 2007; • Develop/collect technical assistance resources across all twenty performance indicators and make available to LEAs and the general public on OSPI’s website;
Improvement Activities (cont.) • New statewide process for timely correction of non-compliance was implemented in 2008-09; • Ongoing training to districts regarding the collection and submission of data through the state’s data system; • Annual training and OSPI bulletins to districts addressing the required data collection process; • AND MORE…
Impact on Determinations • Indicators 15 and 20 are both compliance indicators. • District performance related to indicator 15 will impact a district’s determination level with regard to criteria 2 (timely correction of non-compliance). • District performance related to indicator 20 will impact a district’s determination level with regard to criteria 3 (timely and accurate data). See the next three slides for more information…
Determination Criteria 2 – Timely Correction of Non-compliance Note: There are no determination level 2 criteria for this indicator.
Determination Criteria 3 – Timely and Accurate Data • The data report must be both accurate and submitted on or before the required due date shown on the previous slide.
Contact Information • For questions about indicator 15, contact Valerie Arnold at: Valerie.firstname.lastname@example.org • For questions about indicator 20 and data reporting, contact Sandy Grummick at: Sandy.email@example.com • For instructions regarding the required district-level data reports, visit OSPI’s website at: http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/forms.aspx