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									  Parent Involvement
Overview of State Performance Plan Indicator

      8 – Parent Involvement
     This power point includes:
1.    A description of the indicator;
2.    The SPP targets for each year and whether
      our State met the targets;
3.    Any additional pertinent information
      related to the indicator (if applicable);
4.    A list of some of the improvement
      activities included in the State’s SPP/APR
      for the indicator;
5.   A description of how the indicator
     might impact a district’s determination
     level (as described in WAC 392-172A-
     07012); and
6.   Contact information for questions about
     the indicator.
    Parent Involvement
   Indicator 8: Percent of parents with a
    child receiving special education services
    who report that schools facilitated parent
    involvement as a means of improving
    services and results for children with
    disabilities. (20 U.S.C. 1416 (a)(3)(A))
   Data for this indicator are collected by OSPI through a
    federally recommended parent survey. Parents of all
    special education students in the state will have the
    opportunity to complete a survey at least one time
    during the 6-year SPP cycle (2005-06 to 2010-11).
 State Targets – Indicator 8
     Year          Target         Actual        Met Target?

    2006-07         24%            24%*            Yes
    2007-08         25%            26%*            Yes
    2008-09         26%           19.5%*           No
    2009-10         28%            TBD             TBD

    2010-11         30%            TBD             TBD


*The national average for this survey is 17%.

Note: Since this is a Results Indicator, States are permitted
to set their own targets.
    NCSEAM Parent Survey

 A reliable tool, developed by the National
  Center for Special Education Accountability
  Monitoring
 The School Age Survey looks at the School’s
  Efforts to Partner with Parents
 For more information on the NCSEAM parent
  survey, visit their website at:
  www.monitoringcenter.lsuhsc.edu
School Age Survey - excerpt
    SPP/APR Improvement Activities
   Here are some of the improvement
    activities included in our SPP/APR to
    address this indicator:
    ◦ Continued partnership between OSPI and the
      Families and Educators Working Together
      project (a state needs project) to provide
      information and resources to families of
      students with disabilities;
    ◦ Translation of the survey tool into 5 additional
      languages to increase parent access to
      participation in the survey;
Improvement Activities (cont.)
◦ Continued partnership between OSPI and the
  Washington Sensory Disabilities Services
  project (a state needs project) to provide
  information and resources to families of
  children with sensory disabilities;
◦ Contract with Washington State University’s
  Social & Economic Sciences Research Center
  (WSU-SESRC) to build state capacity and
  increase overall response rate;
◦ AND MORE…
Impact on Determinations


   Indicator 8 is a results indicator, and does
    not currently impact a district’s
    determination level.
    Contact Information
 For questions about indicator 8, contact
  Valerie Arnold at:Valerie.Arnold@k12.wa.us
 For information about the Families and
  Educators Working Together project, visit
  their website at:
  www.specialeducationsupportcenter.org
 For information about the Washington
  Sensory Disabilities Services project, visit
  their website at: www.wsdsonline.org

								
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