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Cold Emergency -The District's Cold Emergency Plan is currently active.

Learn more about the Cold Emergency Plan.


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Learn more about the State-Only Post Baccalaureate Accreditation and Program Approval. 

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Obtain or renew an endorsement license.

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AFE maintains a statewide data system that tracks federal and state funding for adult education and manages the number of adult learners enrolled in programs, demographic data and learning outcomes. 

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AFE is required to submit an annual performance report on state outcomes to the US Department of Education.

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Adult and Family Education (AFE) provides professional development to the DC adult and family education community

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AFE provides technical assistance to the adult and family education community via on site visits, webinars, brown bag workshops, as well as phone and emai.

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Workplace and Community Transition Training for Incarcerated Individuals is a grant from the US Deparment of Education to help District residents that are returning to the community from incarceration.

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OSSE’s ACC seeks to encourage adult learners who have attended college and left without obtaining a degree, to earn their postsecondary credential.

Are you interested in enhancing your practice? OSSE offers the following opportunities to adult educators, facilitators and practitioners who want to improve their practice as adult educators:

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Wherever you are on your career path, we have a program that can help you go to the next level.

If you know the career you are interested in, see if we have a program that can help you pursue it here [link to image/button as a PDF]

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ASQ-3 allows you to monitor the development of your child. 

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Alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards (AA-AAS) is intended for students who have significant cognitive disabilities that prevent them from participating in the general assessment, even if provided with accommodations and/or modifications.

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Annual Reports from years 2006-2011.  The Office of the State Superintendent of Education contracts with an independent auditor to perform the annual audit of fall student enrollment counts.

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Annual State Grant Information

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Contact OSSE to request an administrative review of a non-resident finding for a student attempting to attend DC schools.

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Hearing Officer Determination documents by month for 2011.

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OSSE's Assessments and Accountability Department supports the removal barriers and creates pathways for the District of Columbia's K-12 students to receive an excellent education and to prepare them for success.

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The ADT is an application that is a bridge from your student information system (SIS) to OSSE.   The ADT can be configured to interface with any existing SIS, or collect data via Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. 

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Learn more about your premature (preemie) infant as he or she develops and ages.