Extractions: You can now add your events to our Calendar Qualifiers for the Independence Cup are available here Dr. Anne Allen crews on a Martin 16 During the International Midwinter's and gets first hand information to bolster the "Performance Enhancement Team" more New Trophy Inaugurated honoring to recognize excellent sailing performance by a woman. more Over 70 Competitors were in St Petersburg, Fl. for the 2003 International Disabled Midwinter's
Extractions: get things done agencies elected officials Select Program Area DOE HOME Advisory Councils Board of Education Career and Technical Education Charter Schools Compliance/Monitoring Curriculum Frameworks/Institutes Dual Enrollment Early Learning Services Education Reform Educational Technology Educator Licensure Tests (MTEL) Educator Licensure Employment Opportunities ETIS Family Literacy Forms Directory General Educational Development Grants: Information Information Services Health, Safety and Student Support Services MCAS MECC - (Career Center) "No Child Left Behind" Federal Education Law Nutrition Programs Reading Office School and District Accountability School and District Profiles/Directory School Councils School Finance School-to-Career Education Security Portal Special Education Spread the Word Title I Virtual Education Space - VES Videotapes News District/School Administration Educator Services Assessment/Accountability ... Student Support Special Education Home Technical Assistance Training Documents Grants ... Special Communities
Extractions: TIP: Search this page using Ctr+F or your browser's "FIND" function. Insert a keyword for your topic of interest. A drop down menu of topics is coming soon to help you move more quickly through our site. MASSPAC Massachusetts Association of Special Education Parent Advisory Councils Massachusetts Department of Education Special Education Division Need a copy of the Parent's Rights Brochure ? English and other languages translated. You can download and print with ADOBE acrobat reader software. Don't have it? You can download it FREE from Adobe. Click HERE Kennedy Donovan Center for Early Intervention Attleboro, Massachusetts Your child may qualify for free services courtesy of the state until the age of 3. SNAC's On-Line Club/Message Board Post and reply to messages with regard to special education topics in our community! Parent Information Network : Brought to you by Parent Partners (parents helping parents challenged by their children's emotional, neurological, or behavioral needs). In collaboration with Hyland House, Inc. and the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Southeastern Area. Program services include: support groups, newsletter, one-to-one support, resource center, advocacy, consultation and training. Call to be contacted or placed on their mailing list.
Extractions: Massachusetts Association of Special Education Parent Advisory Councils (MASSPAC) Provisions of Proposed Regulations Conflicting with State Special Education Laws The proposed special education regulations pending for approval before the Board of education directly conflict with several key statutory provisions. If adopted as proposed, these provisions will clearly be susceptible to immediate legal challenge. The regulations conflict with state statutes on many key points, including but not limited to: the obligation of the Department to ensure that programs will provide for the maximum possible development in the least restrictive environment of a child with special needs; independent evaluation the nature of assessments required to determine eligibility and type of service; the content of assessments procedures for discipline and suspension of students; the standard to be used in assessing eligibilit y for services; the obligations of school districts to maintain records.
Parent Training And Information parents of children with special needs and professionals covers basic informationabout state and federal the latest Massachusetts special education regulations http://www.fcsn.org/pti/home.htm
Extractions: The statewide Parent Training and Information (PTI) Project provides services to parents of children with special needs and professionals. The Federation offers the following services: A Quarterly Newsletter Resource Library Speakers Bureau Student Internships Basic Rights: covers basic information about state and federal special education laws to assist parents in the planning, decision-making and monitoring of their childs IEP. (Materials available in Spanish and Portuguese.) Taller Sobre Los Derechos Basicos De Educacion Especial: este taller ofrece informacion sobre el Capitulo 766 y otras leyes estatales y federales de educacion especial. Esta informacion ayudara a los padres a planear, tomar decisiones y a asegurar que se este cumpliendo el plan educativo individualizado de su hijo/a. Effective Communication: offers communication skill building and conflict resolution for parents as members of the IEP Team.
Extractions: (AB 312) NCLB Updates ... Funding Opportunities Federal Text of NCLB Law NCLB for Parents - USDE Other Education Commission of the States Council of Chief State School Officers The State Board of Education and the California Department of Education welcome you to California's homepage for the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). The information serves as a clearinghouse for information on California's ongoing implementation of NCLB. See NCLB Background Key Components State NCLB Compliance Timeline (PDF)
Extractions: California Department of Education Home Page Special Education Division Home Page Help Resources Information Publications Training and Technical Assistance Opportunities Recruitment Statewide Assessment California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA) Will be an alternate to California's Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) and will meet the requirement for an alternate assessment Accommodation-Modification Terminology and Matrix This tool may be used to help inform practitioners of the terminology and categorization concerning specific test conditions. Guidance for STAR Out-of-Level Testing New State Board of Education Policy Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Guidance on State and District-wide Assessments The OSERS has published guidance about provisions in IDEA '97 related to students with disabilities and state and district-wide assessments. Differential Proficiency Standards and the High School Exit Exam This official memorandum discusses local district options regarding application of local differential proficiency assessments and answers questions about the high school exit examinations and students with disabilities. A Parent Guide to Achievement Testing California is committed to accountability for the achievement of all students. This guide, in 6 languages, answers questions about the tests that students take in school to measure achievement. These are not tests to determine eligibility for special services, but tests that all students take.
Virginia's CareerConnect Employer Services State considering a move here you have a wealth of special needs. find out about businessopportunities, research state and federal regulations, explore the http://www.careerconnect.state.va.us/employer/employer_services1.htm
Extractions: Virginia Employment Commission , and more You can search the whole state for job information, or narrow your search to a region by clicking on the regional map or the region's name from the drop down box. Click here to view map Select a Jurisdiction Accomack County Albemarle County Alexandria City Alleghany County Amelia County Amherst County Appomattox County Arlington County Augusta County Bath County Bedford City Bedford County Bland County Botetourt County Bristol City Brunswick County Buchanan County Buckingham County Buena Vista City Campbell County Caroline County Carroll County Charles City Co Charlotte County Charlottesville City Chesapeake City Chesterfield County Clarke County Clifton Forge City Colonial Heights City Covington City Craig County Culpeper County Cumberland County Danville City Dickenson County Dinwiddie County Emporia City Essex County Fairfax City Fairfax County Falls Church City Farmville City Fauquier County Floyd County Fluvanna County Franklin City Franklin County Frederick County Fredericksburg City Galax City Giles County Glouchester County Goochland County Grayson County Greene County Greensville County Halifax County Hampton City Hanover County Harrisonburg City Henrico County Henry County Highland County Hopewell City Isle of Wight County James City County King and Queen County King George County King William County Lancaster County Lee County Lexington City Loudoun County Louisa County Lunenburg County
Extractions: It may be inconceivable to you that your homebased consulting service or handknit sweater business would have to comply with any of the numerous local, state and federal regulations, but in all likelihood it will. Avoid the temptation to ignore regulatory details. Doing so may avert some red tape in the short term, but could be an obstacle as your business grows. Taking the time to research the applicable regulations is as important as knowing your market. Below is a checklist of the most common requirements that affect small businesses, but it is by no means exhaustive. Bear in mind that regulations vary by industry. If you're in the food service business, for example, you will have to deal with the health department. If you use chemical solvents, you will have environmental compliance to meet. Carefully investigate the regulations that affect your industry. Being out of compliance could leave you unprotected legally, lead to expensive penalties, and jeopardize your business. Business Licenses There are many types of licenses. You need one to operate legally almost everywhere. If the business is located within an incorporated city limits, a license must be obtained from the city; if outside the city limits, then from the county. For more information contact the county or city office in your area or try these
Recreation.gov routes; Post sitespecific rules and regulations; for users with special needs; Internationallanguages; location, activity; federal, state, private, geographically http://www.recreation.gov/flipchart.cfm
ALSDE - Special Education Links with disabilities and special healthcare needs, as well federal regulations Sectionfor special Education. to provide technical assistance to state and local http://www.alsde.edu/html/sections/links1.asp?section=65&footer=sections
State Library Of Florida Mission state and federal legislation, statutes and regulations are available Internet athttp//dlis.dos.state.fl.us For users with special needs, the Library offers a http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/stlib/aboutthelibrary.html
Extractions: Lost materials Lost or damaged books, videos, or other materials may be paid for in the business office on the first floor. Please make checks payable to Florida Department of State. Patrons are charged replacement costs of $60 for hardback and largeprint books; $30 for trade paperbacks; $6 for mass market paperbacks; acquisition cost to the library for videos, films, flags, and other items. An additional $8.00 processing fee is added to each item; Or, patron may purchase a new copy of the lost item and pay the $8.00 processing fee.
Resource Information PEN provides information on state and federal laws and regulations by the Pennsylvania'sDepartment of Health, Division of special Health Care needs. http://www.pitt.edu/~uclid/resourceinfo.htm
Extractions: charter grants for 22 new schools State Superintendent Elizabeth Burmaster announced $5.4 million in federal charter school grants that will support planning for new charter schools and operations in schools that are in the first years of their charters. "Wisconsin's charter school law encourages school innovation to meet the special needs and interests of communities, parents, and students," Burmaster said. "Charter schools employ a variety of means to serve their communities including creativity in curriculum, teaching, and classroom structure." Charter schools are public schools, not subject to many state regulations. They operate under a contract, which typically includes provisions for measurable improvement in student achievement. Charter schools must employ licensed teachers, administer statewide tests, and comply with federal regulations that govern schools. Wisconsin received $8.7 million of the $198 million in federal funding allocated to charter schools for the 2002-03 fiscal year, which started Oct. 1. Over the three years of the grant, Wisconsin stands to receive $26.9 million. Additional grants that await clarification and dissemination grants will be awarded later.
Sped by the Hawai`i Department of Education to comply with federal regulations on attendingto the needs of the special education population. The state of Hawai`i http://rrsc.k12.hi.us/sped/sped.htm
Extractions: The Felix Consent Decree, has initiated a huge effort by the Hawai`i Department of Education to comply with federal regulations on attending to the needs of the special education population. The State of Hawai`i has been working very diligently to gain full compliance with this decree. In the process, it has dedicated much of its funding to acquire the special education resources and personnel. In the movement towards full compliance with the Felix Consent Decree, many winners are emerging. Students with special needs are the obvious beneficiaries as they receive appropriate services. Teachers of general education classes are getting relief from having to devote a massive amount of their time to students with special needs. The general education students also benefit from having more attention from their instructors. Ofcourse, another fortunate group is the special education service providers who now have many job opportunities . There are also state funded programs for professional development, in the special education field.
Template FOR FAMILIES OF CHILDREN BELOW AGE THREE WITH special needs. CARE, CHILDCARE, andRESPITE CARE AMD OTHER needs. state AND federal regulations ARE SHARED WITH http://panesu.org/~14home/ds/sped.html
Extractions: SPECIAL SERVICES Job Coaching Title I Services Coordination Medicaid in Public Schools SUPERVISION SERVICES EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT # 14 PROVIDES ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY SERVICES TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ASSISTANCE WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION BUDGETS, FINAL FINANCIALS, ETC. AND EVALUATION OF ESU STAFF PROVIDING SERVICES TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS. SCHOOLS RECEIVE GUIDANCE, SUPERVISION, AND ASSISTNACE WITH ON-SITE REVIEWS, SPECIAL EDUCATION STAFF, RULES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS FOR THEIR SPECIAL EDUCATION. MEDICAID IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS (MIPS) AND SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (SESIS) ARE ALSO SERVICES UNDER PROGRAM SUPERVISION. . CONSULTANT SERVICES (HOME SCHOOL LIAISON) ESU # 14 SPECIAL SERVICES STAFF WILL PROVIDE OR CAUSE TO PROVIDE CONSULTATIVE SERVICES TO SCHOOL PERSONNEL AND FAMILIES ON BEHALF OF SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS WHOSE EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IS RESTRICTED DUE TO SOCIAL OR BEHAVIORAL/EMOTIONAL CONSIDERATIONS, FAMILY CIRCUMSTANCES OR PROBLEMS WITH THE ENVIRONMENT. STAFF WILL ASSIST SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN IDENTIFICATION OF CHILDREN IN NEED OF THESE SERVICES; DIRECT OR INDIRECT SERVICES TO PARENTS ON BEHALF OF STUDENTS; UTILIZATION OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES, OUTSIDE SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND OTHER SERVICES AS NEEDED.