OSSE conducted a webinar on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 specifically tailored for nonpublic schools and local education agencies (LEAs), and on areas related to the delivery of a free and appropriate public education (FAPE), related services, and ensuring student safety for incidents involving emergency behavior interventions. The following webinar topics were covered:
- Nonpublic Student Transportation - The Division of Transportation (DOT) reviewed recent changes in the OSSE Transportation Online Tool for Education (OSSE TOTE) and the role of nonpublic schools and LEAs in the transportation request form (TRF) process.
- SEDS Troubleshooting - The Division of Data, Assessment, and Research (DAR) reviewed procedures for nonpublic schools to troubleshoot the Special Education Data System (SEDS) access and student caseload assignment issues.
- Related service delivery requirements holidays, extended breaks, and missed services - OSSE reviewed relevant policy and guidance documents to clarify nonpublic school and LEA responsibility for delivery of related services to students with disabilities attending nonpublic schools.
- Emergency behavior intervention 10-day regulatory requirement - OSSE reviewed the requirement for IEP teams as it relates to emergency behavior intervention and regulatory requirements.
For additional information, please contact Supervisory Monitoring Specialist, Dr. Edgar Stewart at [email protected].