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2013 OSPI/WASA Special Education Workshop July 31- August 2, 2013

Presentation Presenter(s)

2012-13 Safety Net Year End Review

Mary Ellen Parrish
Molly Baasch


Alternate Assessment: 2013 and Beyond

Lesley Siegel


Building System Capacity and Maximizing Human Capital

Cathy Fromme


Common Core State Standards: A commitment to student success

Jessica Vavrus
Robin Munson


Graduation Requirements for Students with Disabilities: 2013-14 School Year

John Bresko
Christopher Hanczrik


Managing Federal Special Education Data Reporting

Sandy Grummick


Meet the Ombudsman

Scott Raub


Obtaining and Maintaining Special Education Funding

Valerie Arnold


Overview of Citizen Complaints: Year in Review

Pamela McPartland
Kasi Walker
Megan Banks

Case Chart
Tips for Districts when Responding to Citizen Complaints

Section 504 Part I: Understanding Section 504, Step-by-Step

Calandra Sechrist
Kristin Hennessey

Section 504 Handout


Section 504 Part II: Avoiding the Top Section 504 Pitfalls

Calandra Sechrist
Kristin Hennessey


Smooth and Effective Early Childhood Transitions

Valerie Arnold
Sheila Ammons
Debbie Jackson


Special Education Accountability

Jennifer Story


Special Education: The Big Picture and Funding 101

Doug Gill
Mary Ellen Parrish

Legal Principles of Special Education
Organizational Structure for Special Education

Understanding the Significance of the Federal IDEA Grant Application

Valerie Arnold
Tara Canlett


Where Did My District’s Data Come From?

Sandy Grummick

District Data Profiles
Part B Indicator Measurement Table (Word)

WISM in Review: Two-Year Pilot Results

Valerie Arnold
Jennifer Story


Common Core State Standards: A Commitment to Student Success

Jessica Vavrus
Karen Schoessel
Sheila Chaney

Application to Students with Disabilities CCSS (PDF)
CCSS Readiness (Word)
Implementation Activities (PDF)

Statewide Assessment and Accountability Update

Robin Munson
Lesley Siegel


Other OSPI Presentations

Presentation Presentation Date Presenter(s)

Calculating Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

August 2-3, 2012

Sandy Grummick
Jennifer Story


Culturally Responsive Framework for Reducing Special Education Disproportionality

Aug 10-11, 2010

David Anderson
Leslie Pyper
Jennifer Story
Steve Dahl
Cesar D’Agord


IDEA, Part B Equitable Services to Children Unilaterally Enrolled by their Parents in Private Schools

February 2010

John Bresko


Related Information

2013 OSPI/WASA Special Education Workshop Resources



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