Archive for November, 2013

Fingerprinting Requirements

A TEA To the Administrator Letter dated November 22, 2013 outlines the LEA’s fingerprinting responsibility. The purpose of this letter is to remind all entities that receive grant funds administered by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) that they are required to comply with the fingerprinting requirement codified in Chapter 22, Subchapter C, of the Texas […]

18+ Strategic Planning Seminar

Region 13 is offering an opportunity for 8 districts/charter schools in the region to develop or improve 18+ programming with Vickie Mitchell of Mitchell-Panter Consulting. Vickie Mitchell has extensive experience in identifying the unique needs of 18+ students and has supported districts across the country in providing effective services for positive post-school outcomes. The 18+ Strategic Planning Seminar is offered […]

CEIS Data Collection Due November 30, 2013

As described in the Application Guidelines to the 2013-2014 Special Consolidated Grant application, the 2013-2014 Special Education SC5100-Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Data Collection Form is due to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013. The SC5100-Coordinated Early Intervening Services Data Collection Form must be submitted annually by LEAs […]

Carry Over (Roll Forward) Adjustments to SPED Consolidated Grant

TEA Grants Administration Division sent the following information November 15, 2013 concerning the upcoming 2012-2013 carry over (roll forward) adjustments to the Special Education Consolidated Grant Application. TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments and will adjust the largest budgeted class/object code to incorporate carryover amounts. The LEA’s approved budget, reflected on Schedule BS6006-Program Budget Summary […]

Proposed State Rule Changes to MOE: Public Comment Ends December 2, 2013

Proposed new 19 TAC Chapter 109, Subchapter CC Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting The proposed rules are outlined in the TEA IDEA-B LEA MOE Guidance Handbook and the School Health and Related Services (SHARS) and IDEA-B LEA MOE Guidance Handbook. Major changes to the methodology for IDEA MOE calculations for 2013-2014 and […]

2014-2015 Public Charter School Start-Up Grant

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is requesting applications under request for application (RFA) # 701-14-103, 2014-2015 Public Charter School Program Start-Up Grant (per TTA Letter dated October 30, 2013). The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools and to expand the number […]

PBMAS Staging Posted in ISAM

TEA has posted PBMAS staging for all four program areas and residential facility (RF) monitoring in ISAM. The SPED Cutpoints for 2014 is posted in ISAM, but is not on the TEA webpage just yet. The RF Cutpoints for 2014 is pointed on ISAM, but is not available on the TEA webpage yet. The PBM […]

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