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Wednesday, January 23

  • Marshal
    4:33pm

    The Department of Education is offering two upcoming web conference calls regarding English language proficiency (ELP) assessment peer review for state personnel. The goal of the call will be to discuss specific aspects of the assessment peer review submission process, and answer questions that state staff might have. 

    The intended audience are those personnel who are responsible for organizing, compiling, and submitting the state’s ELP peer review submission, which must be submitted to the Department by March 15. In some states, this may include staff from testing organizations that partner with the state on their ELP assessment.  The webinar link and dial in information may be shared as needed among state teams. 

     As a reminder, the general process and procedures for assessment peer review may be found in A State’s Guide to the U.S. Department of Education’s Assessment Peer Review Process. The ELP peer review cover sheet and index template can be found here.

    Please share information about this web conference with appropriate staff. Given the short notice, two opportunities for the webinar availabe. The same information will be presented in both webinars; individuals should only participate in one.  The webinars will also be recorded. Please contact Don Peasley, Deborah Spitz, or Lisa Sadeghi if you have questions regarding this webinar. There is no pre-registration, simply access the link and audio conference per the information below. The webinar links will support large numbers of participants.

    To Join the Call

    US Toll Free: (888) 354-0094  Conference Code: 2856442834 #

    URL to join web: http://meetingconnect.adobeconnect.com/elpassessment/

    Type your first and last name to join as guest.

  • Marshal
    4:33pm

    The Department of Education is offering two upcoming web conference calls regarding English language proficiency (ELP) assessment peer review for state personnel. The goal of the call will be to discuss specific aspects of the assessment peer review submission process, and answer questions that state staff might have. 

    The intended audience are those personnel who are responsible for organizing, compiling, and submitting the state’s ELP peer review submission, which must be submitted to the Department by March 15. In some states, this may include staff from testing organizations that partner with the state on their ELP assessment.  The webinar link and dial in information may be shared as needed among state teams. 

     As a reminder, the general process and procedures for assessment peer review may be found in A State’s Guide to the U.S. Department of Education’s Assessment Peer Review Process. The ELP peer review cover sheet and index template can be found here.

    Please share information about this web conference with appropriate staff. Given the short notice, two opportunities for the webinar availabe. The same information will be presented in both webinars; individuals should only participate in one.  The webinars will also be recorded. Please contact Don Peasley, Deborah Spitz, or Lisa Sadeghi if you have questions regarding this webinar. There is no pre-registration, simply access the link and audio conference per the information below. The webinar links will support large numbers of participants.

    To Join the Call

    US Toll Free: (888) 354-0094  Conference Code: 2856442834 #

    URL to join web: http://meetingconnect.adobeconnect.com/elpassessment/

    Type your first and last name to join as guest.

Thursday, January 3

Thursday, December 6 2018

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Friday, July 27 2018

  • Marshal
    3:34pm

    Thank you for your interest in attending the U.S. Department of Education Combined Federal Programs Meeting for State Directors of Title I, Title II, Title III, School Improvement, Foster Care, and Special Education Programs hosted by the Office of State Support and the Office of Special Education Programs. 

    This year’s meeting will be held from December 6-7, 2018 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. The theme for the meeting is “Improving Student Achievement through Analysis, Evaluation, and Accountability.” Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in plenary sessions on policy and program discussions with Department leaders, concurrent breakout presentations from Department teams and other partners, individual state conversations with program officers, and peer networking opportunities with other State leaders. States are encouraged to send State teams with representation across federal programs to promote discussion and alignment of ESSA implementation across programs. 

    Register here

    Title II, Part A Directors Meeting - Leveraging Title II, Part A: Creating Sustainable Systems of School Leadership to Improve Student Outcomes 
    On December 5, 2018, immediately prior to the Combined Federal Programs Meeting, the Office of State Support (OSS) will convene a meeting for directors of Title II, Part A programs. Please note that separate registration is required for this meeting. For more details about the meeting and to register, please go to http://www.cvent.com/d/lgq4t3.

  • Marshal
    3:29pm

    The focus of the third learning cycle will be on data usage, specifically how the per-pupil expenditure data can be used to drive improvements in school districts. We will also briefly cover data validation and accuracy checks that may be helpful to build in to state data collection efforts. 

    This event is open only to members of this CoP. For more information on Network CoPs, click here.

  • Marshal
    3:26pm

    This virtual meeting will focus on communication strategies and problems of practice related to Report Cards.

    This event is open only to members of this CoP. For more information on Network CoPs, click here.

Friday, June 29 2018

  • Marshal
    10:10am

    The Office of State Support (OSS) is excited to announce an upcoming webinar on school improvement funds under 1003(a) and 1003(A) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The webinar will be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 2:00-3:30 PM ET. This 90-minute webinar is intended to provide information on the statutory requirements for these funds and to answer selected questions received by the US Department of Education. Both the 1003(a) and 1003(A) portions will cover statutory requirements (optional for 1003(A)) related to  LEA Eligibility to receive funds, LEA uses of funds,  awarding funds and implementation. The 1003(a) section of the webinar will also inform participants about the SEA Monitoring, Evaluation and Oversight of LEA activity.

    The intended audience is SEA staff, though other interested parties are also welcome. To join the webinar, please click the link and dial the number (and follow the prompts) below. Registration is not needed for this webinar. Please reach out to your OSS program officer with any questions.

    To Join the Webinar

    Join Skype Meeting      

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    Join by phone

    Phone Number: +12029910393 

    Conference ID: 34014885

Friday, June 22 2018