Archive for May, 2011

SPP 13 Reports

The SPP Development Team at TEA sent the following email on May 25, 2011: “The SPP 13 Compliance & Quality Analysis reports are not reflecting accurate submissions regarding compliance. A request to fix was submitted to the SPP software developers and they are researching the problem. Once they have pinpointed the cause, they will make […]

Three 2011-2012 New Commitment Forms

Based on information gathered from the special education directors, ESC Region XIII has added three new 2011-2012 Commitment Forms for special education services.  They are: Inclusion Specialist cooperative Autism/Low Incidence Disabilities Specialist Cooperative Early Childhood Special Education Cooperative You will also find two other 2011-2012 Commitment Forms for special education services titled: Behavior Specialist Cooperative Positive […]

Spring 2011 Public Input Meeting Results

The Special Education Public Input and Information Meetings for the 2010-2011 school year were completed on April 6. Three meetings were held at various locations throughout the region. Many thanks to the participants who contributed their feedback on the selected indicators. A list of prioritized comments (included in the report to TEA) and the additional […]

2009 State Performance Plan (SPP)/Annual Performance Report (APR)

The FFY 2009 State Performance Plan (SPP)/Annual Performance Report (APR) submitted to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs has been posted to the Texas Education Agency Special Education website. The link can be found at:  http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2147497591  

District Profile Reports Available

The FFY 2009 Local Educational Agency (LEA) Public Reporting: District Profile reports have been posted to the Texas Education Agency Special Education website. District profile reports reflect district performance against the targets in the SPP/APR for Indicators 1-14 for the 2009-10 school year. The link can be found at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2147497643  

125% Statewide List Available

The list of LEAs exceeding the 125% statewide ratio for the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school year has been posted to the Texas Education Agency Special Education website.  No action is required by the LEAs on the list. The link can be found at:  http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2147495561   

2010-2012 Education Jobs Fund (Ed Jobs) Frequently Asked Questions

New! 2010-2012 Education Jobs Fund (Ed Jobs) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Document Now Available TEA has created an Ed Jobs FAQ document to answer important questions regarding the use of the 2010-2012 Ed Jobs funds.  Click FAQ Document 5.12.11 to see the document which is also located on TEA’s Ed Jobs website at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=%202147500359&menu_id=934&menu_id2=941 under Texas […]

Special Education Assessment TETN May 12, 2011

The Student Assessment Division will present a TETN titled, “Special Education Assessments” (event #7960) on May 12, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  You may view the TETN at your LEA through distance learning by contacting ESC Region XIII staff at distancelearning@esc13.txed.net or you may view the TETN in the Treaty Oak Room at […]

TEA Special Ed Web Update for the Student Handbook Statement

The Texas Education Agency Special Education Web Page has been updated. Guidance for the Student Handbook Statement has been posted to the Texas Education Agency Special Education website. The link can be found at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2147499632

Opening of ER System for Continuous Correction Period on May 9

On May 9, 2011, TEA will open the expenditure reporting system (ER) to allow corrections to ARRA Section 1512 Quarterly Reports submitted for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The continuous corrections period will close June 3, 2011. This continuous corrections period is provided to accommodate local educational agencies (LEAs) and fiscal agents that want […]

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