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Announcements Posted in Last 30 Days

Systems and Improvement Planning Webinar
The RRC Program Systems Change and Improvement Planning Priority Team will be holding a webinar on Friday, August 28th from 1:00-2:30pm Central Time. Agenda items include: (1) State Presentation: The Perfect Storm - How the Synergy of TA Providers and OSEP Triggered Systems Change in Kentucky, (2) newly developed State Systems Framework Document and explain how states can use the document to assist in their improvement planning, and (3) a Showcase: Systems Change and Improvement Planning Resource Collection on the APR Calendar Website. To join this webinar go to the iLink meeting room.
Posted on: Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Comment Request ? IDEA Part C SPP/APR
On August 12, 2009, the U.S. Department of Education posted a Federal Register notice; a new 30 day comment request for the IDEA Part C State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR), which has recently been revised. Comments are due by September 11, 2009. The revised Indicator Measurement Table and an analysis of comments received to date are also available (click on ?Download Attachments?).
Posted on: Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Recent Information Requests Submitted to the NCRRC
Information Services provided reports in response to seven Information Requests in June and July. The following list describes the requests, using the descriptor terms from the Matrix thesaurus as an organizing device. Attached is a list of the actual questions as well. Please contact Rebekah Rieke, Program Coordinator, at if you would like further information about any of these searches.

  1. 1. RtI, Certification, funding, and due process
  2. 2. Child find, evaluation, eligibility
  3. 3. Part C, Part B, Data reporting, Confidentiality
  4. 4. Early childhood transition, Compliance, Indicators, Strategies
  5. 5. Early childhood, Early Intervention, Community of Practice
  1. 1. Services Coordination, Part C
  2. 2. Monitoring, Level of Determination, Corrections, Community Mental Health Centers, MH
Posted on: Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Illinois Educational Rights Guide
The Illinois State board of Education has recently published a document entitled, Educational Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding Special Education in Illinois. Written and produced by Deb Kunz, ISTAC Parent Consultant, and Andrew Eulass, Due Process Coordinator, this document is intended for parents and other individuals to learn about the educational rights of children who have disabilities and receive special education services.
Posted on: Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Evidence-Based Social-Emotional Curricula
The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) recently developed a document entitled, Evidence-Based Social-Emotional Curricula and Intervention Packages for Children 0-5 Years and Their Families. Written by Diane Powell and Glen Dunlap, this resource provides information that programs can use in selecting curricula or intervention packages that are most appropriate for the needs of the children and families they serve.
Posted on: Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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