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CIPP ACTIVITIES SHEETS June 30_ 2010

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									LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #1 – 80% or more students with individualized education programs (IEPs) graduate from high school with a regular diploma.
Indicator #2 – 5.5% or less of students with IEPs will drop out of high school, grades 9-12

                                                              CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:               Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)             Documentation of
Number                                                          Responsible                                        Implementation

   1and 2      The following data and information specific      EC                  EC teachers/case managers      SWIS Data System and
               to students with IEP will be measured by EC      Teachers/Case       will incorporate local         contract in place for all ACS
               Teachers/Case Managers:                          Managers who        template to ensure courses     Schools in 2010-11
                                                                have 9-12           and credits are documented
                   1. Attendance (tardy to school, skipping     students on their   and part of IEP meetings;      August 2010 –Template for
                      classes, absenteeism)                     caseload,                                          HS age SWD that supports
                                                                AHS EC              NC WISE/SWIS data will         data/credits/courses
                   2. Social/behavior performance (out-of-      Department          provide information and        incorporated in IEPs
                      school suspension, other disciplinary     Head, ACS           data specific to attendance,
                      consequences such as behavior             Secondary           discipline, alerts, courses,   Ongoing - record of parent
                      referrals, detention, in-school           Administrators      credits, academic              phone calls/conferences/home
                      suspension)                               who work with 9-    performance and other          visits
                                                                12 graders, EC      relevant indicators for
                   3.    Academic performance (course           Program             student success                2010-11 (date TBD)
                        failures, accrual of credits).          Specialist                                         BIP/FBA Training will
                                                                                                                   include discipline,
                   4. Use of a local template that outlines                                                        interventions, use of SWIS,
                      courses and credits needed to                                                                etc.
                      graduate will be incorporated as
                      mandatory IEP document for all 9-12                                                          Ongoing - Student
                      graders                                                                                      participation in IEP transition
                                                                                                                   planning.
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #1 – 80% or more students with individualized education programs (IEPs) graduate from high school with a regular diploma.
Indicator #2 – 5.5% or less of students with IEPs will drop out of high school, grades 9-12

                                                                CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                 Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)          Documentation of
Number                                                            Responsible                                     Implementation


  1 and 2      EC teachers/case managers will use effective       EC Leadership      Data Systems, forms,         August 2010 and ongoing –
               instructional interventions and frequent           Team, AHS EC       scheduled trainings;         “5 minute walk-throughs”
               assessment/progress monitoring.                    Teachers/Case                                   template will be developed,
                                                                  Managers,          School records, attendance   introduced and used
                           1. To support effective behavior       AHS EC             clerks, teachers, and
                              intervention plans prior            Department         assistant principals.        Minutes from EC
                              discipline impacting the            Head, Site based                                departments at each school
                              reduction of OSS/ISS                Administrators     PBS Data – SWIS              (monthly meetings to be
                                                                                                                  scheduled at AHS and AMS)
                           2. EC teachers will attend                                Incorporate Afternoon
                              AIMSweb training and begin                             Academy for tutoring and     Minutes from School PBIS
                              using progress monitoring in                           make-up work.                meetings and school SST
                              2010-11                             EC Staff,                                       meetings
                                                                  AIMSweb
                           3. Include situations that involve     Trainer:                                        Ongoing: monitored and
                              transportation/bus passes.          Nancy Novickus                                  supported by site based
                                                                                                                  administrators, department
                           4. All EC teachers will be                                                             heads, program specialist, and
                              trained and use functional                                                          EC Leadership team members
                              behavioral assessments,
                              behavior intervention plans,                                                        2010-11 (date TBD)
                              safety palns                                                                        BIP/FBA Training will
                                                                                                                  include discipline,
                                                                                                                  interventions, use of SWIS,
                                                                                                                  etc.
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #1 – 80% or more students with individualized education programs (IEPs) graduate from high school with a regular diploma.
Indicator #2 – 5.5% or less of students with IEPs will drop out of high school, grades 9-12

                                                                    CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                     Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)           Documentation of
Number                                                                Responsible                                      Implementation

  1 and 2      Teams will use data to identify 9th grade EC           EC teachers/case   Established planning teams    Team meeting notes, IEPs
               students who have failed courses, encountered          managers,          and IEP teams will use data
               frequent disciplinary problems, or been                                   to support students needs     July 2010: enrollment,
               chronically absent in middle school will be            AHS                and make informed             attendance data; successful
               provided individual or small group support             Administration     instructional decisions       completion of Summer
               with test-taking skills, study skills, or targeted     and Staff                                        Cougar Camp for incoming
               subject areas such as reading, writing, or                                Cougar Camp                   Freshman.
               math.
                                                                                         Course requirement:           2010-11 Year-long elective
               Provide extra study time and opportunities for                            „Survivor‟: Afternoon         course - successful
               credit recovery and accumulation through                                  Academy and Saturday          completion of course
               after school, Saturday school, or summer                                  School                        „Survivor‟
               enrichment programs
                                                                                                                       2010, all year, ongoing:
                                                                                                                       participation/attendance in
                                                                                                                       Afternoon Academies and
                                                                                                                       Saturday school
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #3 – NC DPI SPP participation and performance data measures for students with IEPs on statewide assessments (correlate with LEA
meeting the State AYP objectives in reading and math for SWD subgroup)

    1. 95% - school/overall district participation in statewide assessments for students with IEPs
    2. 43.2% school/overall reading proficiency data measure for students with IEPs grades 3-8; 38.5% at grade 10
    3. 77.2 school/overall math proficiency data measure for students with IEPs grades 3-8; 68.4% at grade 10

                                                             CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:              Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)           Documentation of
Number                                                         Responsible                                      Implementation

      3        Appropriate implementation of direct and        EC Leadership      Curriculum and Direct and     2010-11:
               explicit curriculum and programming             Team and EC        Explicit Programs,            Data Notebooks, student
               (Number Worlds, SRA, Read 180, etc.) will       Teachers           Personnel to support          assessment data, hard copies
               be supported by:                                                   activities                    of fidelity checks and 5
                                                                                                                minute walk throughs.
                   1. fidelity checks,
                   2. 5 minute walk throughs
                   3. Measuring frequency of instruction
                      delivered to child
                   4. progress monitoring/assess-ment data
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #3 – SPP participation and performance data measures for students with IEPs on statewide assessments correlate with LEA meeting the
school/district AYP objectives in reading and math for SWD subgroup, specifically:

    1. 95% - school/overall district participation in statewide assessments for students with IEPs
    2. 43.2% school/overall reading proficiency data measure for students with IEPs grades 3-8; 38.5% at grade 10
    3. 77.2 school/overall math proficiency data measure for students with IEPs grades 3-8; 68.4% at grade 10

                                                              CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:               Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)          Documentation of
Number                                                          Responsible                                     Implementation

      3        Principals will submit the schedules of EC       Principal          NC DPI Class Size and        August to October 2010:
               Teachers, EC Teacher Assistants and Speech                          Reporting Form               NC DPI Class Size and
               and Language Pathologists assigned at their                                                      Reporting Form
               school to the EC Director by August 27, 2010


      3        Principals/School Improvement Teams will         Principal/School   SIP Plans submitted to NC    Dates and documentation in
               incorporate the EC SPP/CIPP (performance         SIT Teams          DPI with EC data             accordance with NC DPI SIP
               data) within their School Improvement Plans                                                      Plans which will be submitted
               (SIP), specifically:                                                                             to NC DPI with EC data

                   1. the participation rate for students
                      with IEPs

                   2. Proficiency rates for students with
                      IEPs in reading, math, etc.
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator # 4 Rates of suspensions and expulsions for SWD:

    1. more than 10 days (consecutive or pattern) in the school year,
    2. LEA must be 0.0% with suspension and expulsion rates for SWD that are two times the state average by race/subgroup

                                                              CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:               Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)            Documentation of
Number                                                          Responsible                                       Implementation

               Continued training and support for            PBS                  PBIS Training, SWIS data        SET evaluations occur
      4        implementing Positive Behavior Intervention   Coordinator,         system, NC WISE, PBIS           annually at all PBIS schools
               and Support (PBIS) in Asheville City Schools. District Support     Team, coordinated               in May/June
                                                             Staff, Principal,    schedule/planned calendar of
               Effective Implementation for every ACS        NC WISE              events and activities at each   PBIS School teams and the
               school will include:                          personnel,           school,                         PBIS Coordinator meet
                                                             School PBS                                           monthly (SWIS data, school
                   1. Trained and designated PBIS Team       Team, all                                            PBIS plans, and team minutes
                       Members meet once a month,            faculty                                              will support documentation of
                                                                                                                  the activities)
                  2. The School PBIS matrix will be
                     updated and reviewed with all staff by
                     September 17, 2010

                  3. Each school will develop and
                     complete the annual ACS PBIS
                     implementation/planning guide,

                  4. SWIS data will be reviewed at
                     monthly PBIS Team meetings and
                     reviewed with all staff quarterly

                  5. PBIS goals and SWIS data will be
                     incorporated in the SIP
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator # 4 Rates of suspensions and expulsions for SWD:

    1. more than 10 days (consecutive or pattern) in the school year,
    2. LEA must be 0.0% with suspension and expulsion rates for SWD that are two times the state average by race/subgroup

                                                              CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement              Person(s)            Needed Resource(s)             Documentation of Implementation
Number         Activities:                         Responsible

      4        District wide training will
               include new Functional              EC Leadership          Training and forms           Throughout the 2010-11:
               Behavior Assessments (FBA),         Team, School PBIS                                   SEA System will document trainings,
               new Behavior Intervention Plan      Teams, Student                                      CEUs and staff attendance
               (BIP) and new Student Safety        Success
               Plans.


      4        Annual district wide training       Lars Johnson, Travis   Refresher and full day CPI   SEA System will document trainings
               will also include non-violent       Durham, Michele        trainings                    and staff attendance
               crisis intervention, de-            Lemell
               escalation techniques,
               classroom management
               strategies and non-verbal
               interventions.

      4        Trainings shall support             EC Leadership          Personnel, SWIS, NC WISE     SWIS and NC WISE data systems
               continuous improvement will         Team, School PBIS
               moving toward alternatives to       Teams, Student
               suspensions and expulsions and      Success Team
               a reduction of these disciplinary   members Team
               measures                            members
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #5 – Percent of students with IEPs aged 6 through 21 served in:

               A. Regular setting (80% or more of the day inside the regular class) - the state target is 63.6% or above
               B. Separate setting (inside the regular class less than 40% of the day) - the state target is 16.1% or less
               C. In separate schools, residential facilities, or homebound/hospital placement - the state target is 2.1% or less

                                                                CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)    Measurable Improvement Activities:               Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)              Documentation of
Number                                                           Responsible                                         Implementation

                                                                                                                     See ACS RTI homepage:
      5         ACS will continue to train and support                                                               http://www.ashevillecityschools.
                teachers using differentiated instructional                                                          net/depts/specialservices/
                practices and research based interventions                                                           Pages/RTI.aspx
                prior to students being placed in more
                restrictive environments by:                                                                         2010-11: ongoing training and
                                                                                                                     support, school RTI
                    1. Use fidelity checks in general                                 Staff and fidelity checks      implementation plans
                       education classrooms especially for                            and ongoing plan for usage
                       students with personal education          District coaches,                                   2010-11: fidelity checks and “5
                       plans and receiving Tier I, II, and/or    SST members,                                        minute walk-throughs”
                       III interventions (RTI).                  EC leadership                                       templates will be maintained
                                                                 team members,                                       and shared accordingly
                    2. Use fidelity checks in all EC             school based         Staff and fidelity checks
                       classrooms where direct and explicit      designated           and ongoing plan for usage
                       reading and math programs are             instructional
                       implemented (SRA, Read 180,               leaders
                       NumberWorlds); continue data
                       collection as part of the SIP II

                    3. Use “5 minute walk-throughs” as a                              Staff and “5 minute walk-
                       measure for support, training and                              throughs” forms and
                       accountability                                                 ongoing plan for usage
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #5 – Percent of students with IEPs aged 6 through 21 served in:

               A. Regular setting (80% or more of the day inside the regular class) - the state target is 63.6% or above
               B. Separate setting (inside the regular class less than 40% of the day) - the state target is 16.1% or less
               C. In separate schools, residential facilities, or homebound/hospital placement - the state target is 2.1% or less

                                                                 CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)    Measurable Improvement Activities:                 Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)              Documentation of
Number                                                             Responsible                                         Implementation


      5         ACS will continue training and the district        District coaches,   Staff and fidelity checks       ACS Strategic Plan will be
                wide implementation of Responsiveness              SST members,        and ongoing plan for usage      reviewed annually
                (RTI) to Instruction and Positive Behavior         EC leadership
                Intervention and Support (PBIS):                   team members,
                                                                   school based        On-going training and           Annual district level and
                    1. In 2010-11, both initiatives will           designated          professional development,       school level SST/RTI and
                       continue to be identified Top 3             instructional       leadership, coordinated         PBIS Implementations Plans
                       District Initiatives as part of the ACS     leaders             schedules, SWIS, research       (documents)
                       Strategic Plan.                                                 based interventions that
                                                                                       match students approximate
                    2. In 2010-11, ACS will continue               EC Director, Lars   zone of instructional level     2010-11: AIMSweb data used
                       allocate funds for a local PBIS             Johnson, Susan                                      at AMS and all five
                       Coordinator and a contracted RTI            Milliones                                           elementary schools; includes
                       Consultant to support training and                                                              benchmarking fall, winter,
                       implementation in the schools.                                  district level and school       spring and progress
                                                                                       level SST/RTI and PBIS          monitoring on a case by case
                    3. Progress Monitoring will be used by         EC Leadership       Implementations Plans           basis
                       EC teachers/SLPs                            Team, Site-based
                                                                   administration,
                                                                   EC teachers
                                                                                       AIMSweb
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator # 6 and 7 – Percent of preschool students with IEPs:

    1. who receive special education and related services in settings with typically developing peers and
    2. who demonstrate improved positive social-emotional skills, acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early
       language/communication and early literacy), and use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.

                                                                 CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                  Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)         Documentation of
Number                                                             Responsible                                    Implementation

  6 and 7      The ACS EC preschool teachers conduct               Preschool          Books and craft materials   2010-11:
               weekly literacy/early learning group times at       Coordinator and                                Collection of work samples,
               4 targeted itinerant preschool sites and ACS        EC preschool                                   kindergarten screening in
               preschool classrooms.                               teachers                                       August of 2010, documented
                                                                                                                  observations by using “5
               These group times foster literacy skills                                                           minute walk-throughs”
               included in the Foundations: Early Learning
               Standards for NC preschoolers.

                   1. groups will expose students to a
                      structured circle time routine,

                   2. develop pre-academic skills that will
                      to prepare students for kindergarten.

                   3. Itinerant preschool teachers observe
                      and participate in assisting EC
                      preschool teachers in all activities.
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator # 6 and 7 – Percent of preschool students with IEPs:

    1. who receive special education and related services in settings with typically developing peers and
    2. who demonstrate improved positive social-emotional skills, acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early
       language/communication and early literacy), and use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.

                                                                  CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                   Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)           Documentation of
Number                                                              Responsible                                      Implementation

  6 and 7      EC preschool team has teamed with Asheville          Preschool            Coordinated schedule,       Work samples and “5 minute
               High School‟s Early Childhood Class to               Coordinator and      Books and craft materials   walk-throughs”
               develop literacy/early learning skills units for     EC preschool
               itinerant preschools and childcare centers in        teachers
               the district. These units will be available to
               check out by any center.


               ACS preschool completed their PBS training
  6 and 7      in 2008-2009 and is in the implementation            PBS Coordinator,     PBIS Matrix, Posters of     Meeting minutes, copies of
               stages for 2009-2010. They have completed            EC Leadership        school rules, PBIS Team     rules, letter to parents and
               their school rules and expectations matrix as        Team,                                            survey
               well as training the staff, students and             Preschool
               parents. They have consistently met                  Coordinator,
               throughout the year and continue to                  Program Support
               implement items from their PBS Action                Specialist, school
               Plan. Universal Preschool Expectations on            psychologists,
               visuals are made for itinerant sites and used        preschool
               during reading group times.                          teachers
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator # 6 and 7 – Percent of preschool students with IEPs:

    1. who receive special education and related services in settings with typically developing peers and
    2. who demonstrate improved positive social-emotional skills, acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early
       language/communication and early literacy), and use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.

                                                                 CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                  Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)            Documentation of
Number                                                             Responsible                                       Implementation

  6 and 7      EC preschool teachers and related service           Preschool            Materials, visuals, etc.     Play and Learn Group
               providers will model effective strategies           Coordinator, EC                                   schedules
               during office visits and “Play and Learn”           preschool
               groups at ACS preschool, as well as at              teachers, speech
               itinerant service locations for childcare           and language
               providers to observe and then practice with         pathologists,
               support from teachers and service providers.        occupational and
                                                                   physical
               Provide support and training for teachers at        therapists
  6 and 7      itinerant sites involving strategies they can
               use with their students with disabilities           Preschool            Laptop, training materials   PowerPoint Slides and
               concerning the following: positive social-          Coordinator, EC                                   Classroom Intervention
               emotional skills, acquisition and use of            preschool                                         handouts
               knowledge and skills, and use of appropriate        teachers, speech
               behaviors to meet their needs. These trainings      language
               will include the following: PowerPoint              pathologists,
               presentation with sample visuals and                occupational and
               activities, modeling in classrooms, providing       physical therapist
               lesson plans to use as a guide, and individual
               academic and behavioral intervention
               strategies.
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #7 – Percent of preschool students with IEPs who demonstrate improved positive social-emotional skills, acquisition and use of
knowledge and skills (including early language/communication and early literacy), and use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.


                                                                CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                 Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)          Documentation of
Number                                                            Responsible                                     Implementation

      7        ACS will have an NC Ready School team              Preschool           Visuals, coordinated        Play and Learn Group
               consisting of community agencies as well as        Coordinator,        schedule                    schedules
               ACS staff to support students transitioning to     ACS
               kindergarten.                                      kindergarten
                                                                  teachers, school
                                                                  psychologist,
                                                                  elementary
                                                                  school principals
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #8 – 40% of parents with a child receiving special education services report that schools facilitated parent involvement as
means of improving services and results for students with IEPs

                                                               CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)            Documentation of
Number                                                           Responsible                                       Implementation

      8        Increase communication with parents by:           EC teachers, EC     ACS Brochure, PBIS letter     Log with dates that letters
                                                                 literacy coach,     specific to schools, ACS      were sent, meeting dates, and
                  1. Sending a Brochure explaining ACS‟          program support     EC website with listings of   email copies
                     direct and explicit programs for            specialists, PBIS   resources, workshops and
                     students with disabilities                  coordinator,        conferences                   Roster of parent participation
                                                                 principals                                        in workshops and/or
                  2. Sending a letter explaining PBIS at                                                           conferences
                     their school

                  3. Meeting and/or calling parents at least
                     2x‟s every 9 weeks to discuss student
                     progress

                  4. Calling and/or emailing parents to
                     inform them of resources on our
                     website, workshops, and conference
                     information
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #8 – 40% of parents with a child receiving special education services report that schools facilitated parent involvement as
means of improving services and results for students with IEPs

                                                            CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:             Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)              Documentation of
Number                                                        Responsible                                         Implementation

      8        Increase parents‟ comfort level with           EC teachers,        Math and literacy activities,   Data log with dates of
               supporting their child with academic and       program support     homework tips on website,       schools‟ literacy and math
               behavioral expectations by:                    specialists, PBIS   newsletter with PBIS            nights with list of parent
                                                              coordinator, EC     expectations                    participation, pre and post
                   1. Presenting information about how to     literacy coach,                                     survey for parents
                      increase literacy and math during       principals
                      “literacy and “math” nights held at
                      schools

                   2. Providing homework tips on the ACS
                      website

                   3. Sending out parent newsletter
                      concerning school wide expectations
                      and bully prevention
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #9 and 10 – 0% disproportionate representation of racial and ethnic groups in special education and related services that is the
result of inappropriate identification.

                                                                  CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                   Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)           Documentation of
Number                                                              Responsible                                      Implementation

  9 and 10     ACS will continue to train and support                                                                ACS Strategic Plan and
               teachers using differentiated instructional                                                           School Improvement Plans
               practices and research based interventions
               with progress monitoring prior to students                                                            SST/PBIS Team Meetings
               being tested for EC/placed in a more                 EC Leadership                                    Notes
               restrictive environment.                             Team, C and I
                                                                    Directors,                                       Sea System for training
               Fidelity will be used checks in general              Members of
               education classrooms especially for students         District Strategic
               with personal education plans and receiving          Planning Team      Staff and fidelity checks
               Tier I, II, and/or III interventions (RTI).          and School         and ongoing plans, training
                                                                    SST/SPMT teams and professional
               ACS will continue training and the district                             development, leadership,
               wide implementation of Responsiveness                                   coordinated schedules,
               (RTI) to Instruction and Positive Behavior                              research based
               Intervention and Support (PBIS); both                                   interventions that match
               initiatives will continue to be identified Top 3                        students approximate zone
               District Initiatives as part of the ACS                                 of instructional level
               Strategic Plan and School Improvement Plans.

               RTI Consultant and SST Members provide               School
               training on the SST forms/DEC forms to               psychologists,
               ensure all fidelity of interventions, screenings     program
               and eligibility requirements are in place for        specialists, SST
               initial testing and re-evaluations.                  members, Susan
                                                                    Milliones
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #11 – 100% of students for whom a referral was made for an evaluation for special education were received and placement
determined within 90 days

                                                                 CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                 Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)          Documentation of
Number                                                            Responsible                                     Implementation

     11        Revised SST Process requires that Social           SST Leadership     School Counselors and        See ACS RTI homepage:
               Developmental History and Health screening         Team, Teachers,    Psychologists provide        http://www.ashevillecityschools.
               including vision and hearing are completed         School             checks and balances for      net/depts/specialservices/
               prior to DEC 1 referral.                           Psychologists,     when PEP/SST documents       Pages/RTI.aspx
                                                                  School Nurse and   have not been received.
                                                                  SLP                                             SST Procedure Manual and
                                                                                     SLP and Nurse to complete    Individual Student files
                                                                                     health screenings;
                                                                                     audiometers and Snellen
                                                                                     Charts.
               ACS school psychologists attend SST                SST Leadership
     11        meetings regularly and participate in              Team               Regularly scheduled          SST agendas, District Level
               planning and training. ACS speech/language                            meeting times for planning   SST meeting agendas
               therapists participate in SST meetings when                           and training staff
               needed. The SST has been revised with the
               new SST (PEPs, PBS, and RtI) framework
               that incorporates training and consultation for
               all teams at all schools. Private consultant
               has worked with elementary teams to assist
               with revision of process.
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #11 – 100% of students for whom a referral was made for an evaluation for special education were received and placement
determined within 90 days

                                                             CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:              Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)       Documentation of
Number                                                         Responsible                                  Implementation

     11        Use of locally developed EC data base with      EC Data            Computer with Microsoft   2010-11 and ongoing: Local
               90 day timelines, re-evaluation data, and       Manager, School    Access database           EC Database reports with
               specific student data incorporated into         Psychologists,                               dates/timelines School
               monthly EC leadership and school                Speech Language                              Psychologist and SLP
               psychologist meetings. Teachers were given      Pathologists, EC                             meeting agendas
               access to caseload reports with dues dates.     Teachers
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #12 – 100% of students referred by Part C prior to age 3, who are found eligible for Part B, and who have an IEP developed
and implemented by their third birthdays.

                                                                CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                 Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)          Documentation of
Number                                                            Responsible                                     Implementation

     12        EC Preschool Planning Meetings and Speech          Preschool            Coordinated schedule and   Meeting minutes
               and language Planning Meetings – Students          Coordinator, EC      meetings
               transitioning from Part C to B are discussed       preschool
               and planned for. Regular staff training on         teachers, school
               Child Outcome Summary Forms is conducted           psychologists,
               at these meetings.                                 physical
                                                                  therapist,
               Local Interagency Community Council                occupational
               Meetings are held in order to network with the     therapists, speech
               CDSA, private therapists and early                 and language
               interventionists to ensure smooth and              therapists
               effective transitions from Part C to B.
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #13 Percent of students aged 16 and above with an IEP that includes coordinated, measurable, annual IEP goals and transition services
that will reasonably enable the students to meet the postsecondary goals

                                                                CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                 Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)          Documentation of
Number                                                            Responsible                                     Implementation

     13        The following data and information specific        EC                  EC teachers/case managers   Ongoing 2010-11:
               to students aged 16 and above with an IEP          Teachers/Case       will incorporate the        the completed Indicator 13
               will be measured by EC Teachers/Case               Managers who        NSTTAC I-13 Checklist to    checklist will be in each IEP
               Managers:                                          have students age   ensure compliance of each   file of students over 16years
                                                                  16 and above on     IEP.                        of age.
                   1. age appropriate transition assessment       their caseload,
                                                                  AHS EC                                          Ongoing 2010-11:
                   2. transition services, including courses      Department                                      a copy of each completed
                      of study, that will reasonably enable       Head, EC                                        Indicator 13 checklist will be
                      the student to meet those                   Program                                         given to the AHS EC
                      postsecondary goals                         Specialist                                      Department Head.

                   3. annual IEP goals related to the
                      student‟s transition services needs

                   4. evidence that the student was invited
                      to the IEP Team meeting

                   5. If appropriate, a representative of any
                      participating agency was invited to
                      the IEP Team meeting with the prior
                      consent of the parent or student who
                      has reached the age of majority.
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #14 – 75% of students who had IEPs are no longer in secondary school, and who have been competitively employed, enrolled in some
type of postsecondary school or both, within one year of leaving high school.

                                                                CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                 Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)             Documentation of
Number                                                            Responsible                                        Implementation


     14        Disseminates formal transition information
               and/or provides training to educators,             AHS Transition      Staff, training, coordinated   Ongoing 2010-11:
               administrators, families, parents and students     Coordinator         schedules                      Sea System to support
               to increase the access transition services and                                                        verification training
               participation students no longer at AHS who        EC teachers/case
               become competitively employed and/or               managers
               enrolled in some type of postsecondary school
               or both (within one year of leaving high
               school).                                           EC Program
                                                                  Specialist
               Build capacity with secondary EC staff
               becoming liaisons between post-secondary           Partner with Voc.
               agencies and local educational agency              Rehab/

               Collaborate with school counselors for student
               participation in activities such as career and
               job fairs, job shadowing, mentorship‟s

               Develop a coordinated activities and
               schedules for student participation in school
               and community work based learning
               opportunities for students (job shadowing,
               internships, cooperative education, etc.).
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #14 – 75% of students who had IEPs are no longer in secondary school, and who have been competitively employed, enrolled in some
type of postsecondary school or both, within one year of leaving high school.

                                                               CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)       Documentation of
Number                                                           Responsible                                  Implementation


     14        Transition planning meetings for all juniors      AHS Transition     EC Teachers/case          Logs/IEP meeting
               second semester to ensure graduation and post     Coordinator, EC    managers will             documentation
               high plans.                                       teachers/case      incorporate local
                                                                 managers, EC       template to insure
               Develop, monitor and maintain transition          Program                                      Sea System to support
                                                                                    transition compliance
               folders for students in grades 9-12.              Specialist                                   verification training
                                                                                    „Transition in the IEP
                                                                                    Checklist‟
LEA: Asheville City Schools (111) – NC DPI - State Performance Plan (SPP) – EC Continuous Improvement Performance Indicators (CIPP)
Due Date to NC DPI – June 30, 2010


Indicator #15 – 100% of non-compliance noted from the previous year will corrected as soon as possible but no later than the previous year‟s CIPP
submission (October); includes, monitoring, complaints, hearings and identifies and corrects any other instances of noncompliance.

                                                               CIPP Activities Sheet
Indicator(s)   Measurable Improvement Activities:                Person(s)           Needed Resource(s)             Documentation of
Number                                                           Responsible                                        Implementation

     15        School specific training will include:            School               Audit sheets, checklist for   Roster of school meetings
                                                                 psychologists,       components of PLAFP and       Data review of non-
                   1. How to audit an EC folder,                 program support      annual goals                  compliance and log of
                                                                 specialist, EC                                     corrections;
                   2. Ensure all screenings and eligibility      teachers, speech
                      requirements for initial placement and     therapists, OT                                     review of checklists for
                      re-evaluation,                             and PT providers                                   PLAFP and annual goals

                   3. Ensure all forms are completed for
                      out of district students,
                                                                 EC teachers,                                       Roster of school and district
                   4. Check quality and components of            school               AIMSweb                       trainings
                      PLAFP and annual goals.                    psychologists,                                     AIMSweb data for progress
                                                                 program support                                    monitoring
                                                                 specialist, speech
               System-wide and school specific training on       therapists, and
               progress monitoring and annual goals.             OT and PT
                                                                 providers

								
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