This guidance from OSSE outlines the Change in Placement (CIP) Process.OSSE Change in Placement Process
On January 5, 2010, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Division of Special Education, (OSSE DSE) issued the “Policy and Procedures for Placement Review (PPPR), Revised.” The policy clarifies the roles and responsibilities of every local education agency (LEA) that is considering a change in placement for a...
This sample IEP meeting outline is currently utilized by case managers and SpED teachers at Washington Leadership Academy. (more…)
This sample checklist outlines IEP action items for case managers. (more…)
This resource from the Crisis Prevention Institute provides guidance on the implementation of restraint and seclusion practices as they relate to the Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training. (more…)
Navigating public education in general is no easy task. Special education comes with its own laws and language that isn't always the easiest to understand. To help you learn more about special education and related services in the District, check out the following webinar created by the DC State Board...
In 2018 the Council of the District of Columbia passed the Student Fair Access to School Amendment Act. This guidance, created for students, families, and school staff, explains new rules for school discipline that all public schools must follow under DC law. (more…)
The Co-op developed this toolkit to help LEAs understand their responsibilities related to discipline and special education. (more…)
This worksheet can be used to help an IEP team determine if a student requires a DA. Source unknown. (more…)
These guidelines and be used to manage tasks for related service providers for the IEP, Initial Evalaution, and Re-evaluation processes. This tool also covers sign-in and out procerdures for both contractors and students (from classrooms) as well as guidance on services documentation processes and requirements. (more…)
Guide for setting up a SEDS user at a nonpublic. (more…)
OSSE's nonpublic placement toolkit includes information on responsibilities, compliance, and the placement process. (more…)
LAMB Public Charter School partnered with the Co-op to produce this parent engagement manual for schools. It offers practical suggestions about how to build positive relationships with parents of students with special needs. (more…)