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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
    Tips for Success: Writing an Effective FFY 2020 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report

    IDC staff guided states through writing a comprehensive and accurate FFY 2020 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR), including Indicator 17 (State Systemic Improvement Plan). Presenters highlighted OSEP guidance, shared key points to keep in mind while writing, and provided examples of common writing and reporting challenges and potential solutions. Webinar participants shared their ideas and approaches to writing their reports. 

  • An IDC Sponsored Event
    The Changing Landscape of Indicator 3: Assessment and Engaging Stakeholders in Baseline and Target Setting

    During this webinar,  we reviewed the changes to Indicator 3 of the Part B SPP/APR and took a deep dive into how some states are preparing and working with stakeholders to set baselines and targets for the indicator. State panelists addressed data quality concerns due to COVID-19 closures and reopenings, as well as the 2021 testing flexibilities and how they affect setting baselines and targets. Speakers presented strategies for identifying diverse stakeholders and presenting complex data to help stakeholders understand the data. In addition, state panelists revealed their plans for working with stakeholders, including the data they plan to share with stakeholders, how they plan to present these data, what input they will ask for, and how they plan to document ongoing stakeholder input.