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LEA Look Forward for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

View the LEA Look Forward for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2017.

In this issue...

OSSE Start of School Campaign

  • Please Complete Our Start of School Survey
  • Upcoming Dates and Deadlines


  • Update on ESSA Financial Transparency
  • Extended School Year - Second Payment Released to LEAs
  • 2017 DC Environmental Literacy Plan Released
  • Work-Based Mentoring Opportunity for High School Students with Disabilities (Age 18 years and above)
  • DC College Application and Exploration Month Volunteer Recruitment
  • 2018 Green Ribbon Schools Application Released


  • FFY 2017 ESEA and IDEA Phase II Applications Updates, Reminders, and Resources
  • Announcing Two New Divisions at OSSE
  • Clarification Regarding Use of 21st CCLC Funds During Extended Learning Time (ELT)
  • Modifications to Fiscal Year 2018 Community Schools Incentive Initiative Grant Application - Increase in Number of Grant Awards  (update)
  • LEA Membership Tracker Trainings
  • 2017 East of the River Book Festival
  • Growing Healthy Schools Month
  • November is DC College Application and Exploration Month

Professional Development Opportunities

  • Restorative Schools Overview
  • Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool Master Training Registration
  • 2018 Master Teacher Cadre in Secondary Special Education (MTC-S) Program
  • Online Course: Improving Student-Led IEP Practices and Processes
  • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Professional Development Course  (reminder)
  • Response to Intervention: Foundations  (reminder)
  • English Learner Point of Contact (EL POC) Monthly Webinar: English Learners and the Law  (reminder)
  • Student Support Teams (SST) Parts I and II  (reminder)

Dates to Remember