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  • An IDC Sponsored Event
    Writing Your FFY 2019 SSIP: Continuity and Change

    This webinar was designed for those who are new to the SSIP process as well as seasoned SSIP coordinators who would like to learn more about reporting options and requirements for the April 2021 SSIP submission. IDC staff discussed important content to include in the SSIP report, reporting options including a new optional template, and issues to consider when deciding on an optimal format for reporting. A state presenter shared the state’s FFY 2019 SSIP reporting plans, including steps the state will take to ensure that its SSIP report is useful for state decisionmaking and stakeholder engagement.

  • An IDC Sponsored Event
    Writing an Effective FFY 2019 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report

    Experienced IDC staff guided states through the process of State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report writing. Presenters detailed guidance OSEP provided for the reporting process and will draw upon their years of experience to provide helpful tips that have proven effective for other states. Participants learned about common issues or pitfalls in report writing and how to find solutions prior to submitting their reports. Presenters shared effective and complete writing samples along with less effective samples. Staff from North Carolina shared the state’s writing experiences and lessons learned.   

  • An IDC Sponsored Event
    Working Better Together: Sustaining Diverse Stakeholder Engagement

    Join this webinar to learn state strategies for recruiting stakeholders including parents, sustaining their interest, and working effectively with them to improve outcomes for children and youth with disabilities and their families.

  • An IDC Sponsored Event
    What’s on the Horizon? Acting Now to Implement the New SPP/APR Changes

    Join our knowledgeable IDC staff, Nancy O’Hara and Chris Thacker, as they guide you through the changes to the State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) collection that will establish a new 6-year cycle for collecting and reporting IDEA data. The presenters explained the new requirements and shared implications for data collection, analysis, and use. A state speaker shared strategies their state is implementing now to meet the new requirements and ensure the state will have high-quality data for reporting for the FFY 2020 SPP/APR. This interactive webinar provided an opportunity for states to contribute their ideas and planned strategies to prepare for their SPP/APR due in 2022.

  • An IDC Sponsored Event
    Webinar: Using the SPP/APR to Tell a Story

    By popular demand, IDC is proud to offer this encore performance of a presentation from our recent SPP/APR Summit. Do you struggle to communicate information in the SPP/APR to stakeholders and local education agencies (LEAs)? Do you find it challenging to explain the value of this mammoth federal report and its diverse components? If so, you’re not alone!

  • An IDC Sponsored Event
    Webinar: Data-Based Problem-Solving Teams to Reduce Exclusionary Discipline

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic, state teams in the IDC-PBIS Discipline Partnership have grappled with increases in school discipline rates, including discipline that results in missed instructional time for students. In this webinar event, we discussed strategies, resources, and some personal experiences of our state presenters that can help strengthen the effective use of data-driven problem-solving teams to better understand the root causes of challenging behavior and to reduce the need for and reliance on exclusionary discipline.


  • An IDC Sponsored Event
    Webinar: 618 Data to Feed Your SPP/APR Indicators


    How do states collect and report 618 data, and where do those data show up in the SPP/APR? Glad you asked. In this informative webinar event from IDC, we covered all of this and more, including the life cycle of the 618 data that feed into the SPP/APR, 618 data sources, and how timelines affect stakeholder activities.