Misc / April 2016
Focus Areas: Program Evaluation, Skilled Staff, Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)
Upcoming dates or events to share with general membership
May 4th, 2016 and June 1st, 2016
Personal Curriculum – new competency expectations for the Transition Coordinators. Provisions of the PC will be used to increase graduation and reduced dropout rates for students with IEP’s.
Challenging Behaviors – An overview of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) was provided. PBIS is a Framework for enhancing adoption and implementation of, Continuum of evidence based interventions to achieve, academically and behaviorally important outcomes for, all students.
Responsiblities of the OSE – 5 stages: Contact, Cooperation, Coordination, Collaboration and Convergence. This will help to design an improved partnership with MDE>ISD>LEA>Schools.
Lt. Governor Calley announced a bill to mandate the requirements pertaining to the emergency use of seclusion and restraint. The Lt. Governor highly promotes the use of PBIS.