A Partnership That Works

The goal of the System Improvement Leads Project is to provide SELPAs throughout the state of California with the resources and tools they need to serve as connectors, capacity builders, and facilitators within the Statewide System of Support. Areas of focus within the System Improvement Leads Project include improving the quality of data governance and use, building a culture and understanding of continuous improvement, and implementation of high-leverage and evidence-based practices for improving outcomes for students with disabilities.

Providing high quality distance learning resources for Parents and Educators

Distance Learning Resources

Distance Learning Resources for Parents and Educators

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State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicator Guide

The State Performance Plan Indicator Guide provides convenient access to information on the California State Performance Plan Indicators. This resource includes a collection of individual handouts for each of the 14 State Performance Plan indicators reported in the local-level Annual Performance Report (APR), as shown below. Each handout will outline the essential elements of the specified indicator including definition, data source, calculation, targets, and connections to related processes. The goal of this guide is to support school leaders in analyzing the wide range of valuable data provided within the APR in order to improve the quality of education for all students, with an emphasis on students with disabilities.

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Supporting school leaders in analyzing the Annual Performance Report to improve the quality of education for all students, inculding those with disabilities.
Providing Technical Assistance to Local Education Agencies to improve the performance of students with disabilities

Improving Performance of Students with Disabilities Handbook

A Handbook for Providing Technical Assistance to Local Education Agencies

The handbook is divided into four sections. Section One provides an overview of the key components of California’s accountability system with implications for Students with Disabilities (SWDs). Section Two includes background information on California’s Students with Disabilities. Models and frameworks for supporting SWDs are explored including Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs). Section Three offers specific guidance for developing leadership teams that use data to monitor progress, identify interventions, and adapt instructional practices and behavioral supports to promote success for all students. Section Four provides a toolkit that includes rubrics, templates, tools, and links to a variety of resources that support the technical assistance and guidance strategies presented.

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Improving Performance of Students with Disabilities Web Modules

Web Modules for Providing Technical Assistance to Local Education Agencies

The Improving Performance of Students with Disabilities web modules are designed to provide a foundation for improving outcomes for students with disabilities. The modules are aligned with the Improving Performance of Students with Disabilities Handbook and provide: (1) an overview of California’s accountability system and the implications for students with disabilities, (2) background information on California’s students with disabilities and evidence-based practices within a multi-tiered system of supports, (3) guidance for developing leadership teams that use data to monitor progress, identify interventions, and adapt instructional practices and behavioral supports to promote success for all students, and (4) a toolkit that includes rubrics, templates, tools, and links to a variety of resources that support the technical assistance and guidance strategies presented. The training modules are on-demand and provide users with self-paced access to videos, the Improving Performance of Students with Disabilities Handbook, and handouts.

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Providing Technical Assistance to Local Education Agencies to improve the performance of students with disabilities