OSDE - SES Tuesday January 15, 2019

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Special Education Services

Nonstandard Accommodation Applications Due

Requests must be submitted no later than February 1, 2019, by 11:59pm. Responses will be provided in the Nonstandard Accommodation Application on a case-by-case basis around March 15, 2019. Please see the instruction manual for the SSO Nonstandard Accommodation Manual found here. All requests, including documentation, must be uploaded through the SSO Nonstandard Accommodation Application.
**ELA Test Read Aloud Accommodation Requests**
Please submit all documentation as outlined in the OSTP ELA/Reading Test Read-Aloud Protocol in a combined PDF file (30 MB Max): All pages of the IEP/504, Evaluation Reports/MEEGS, PAR Administration Results (or AEM Navigator, as appropriate), OSTP ELA/Reading Test Read-Aloud Nonstandard Accommodation Protocol. Files must be named as follows: "Last name, First Name, MI NS1". Name and STN must match WAVE entry; otherwise, file review will be delayed or rejected.
Please access the NonStandard Accommodation SDE page for the most updated forms and nonstandard accommodation procedures.
       • Prior year forms will not be accepted

Chronic Absenteeism and Students with Disabilities

New information is available on the Chronic Absenteeism indicator in the new Oklahoma accountability system specific to students with disabilities. To see the FAQs, click here

IEP Webinar Series

Several recorded webinars are available from OSDE as a resource. The topics are below.

Early Childhood Transition December 12, 2018
Secondary Transition November 28, 2018
Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)/Services November 7, 2018
Writing Goals October 10, 2018
Special Needs/Special Factors September 26, 2018
Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance September 12, 2018
How to Write an Effective and Compliant IEP; August 29, 2018

Secondary Transition PROFESSIONAL Development Opportunity

OSDE Office of Special Education Services will offer a transition training specifically for students with significant cognitive and support needs provided by the OU Zarrow Center. This training is designed for middle school and high school special education teachers who work with students with severe/profound disabilities.

Click here for more information

Youth Leadership Forum (YLF)

The Developmental Disabilities Council (DDCO) is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Oklahoma Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) June 11 - 15, 2019 at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) in Chickasha, Oklahoma. The YLF is a unique leadership program for high school students with and without disabilities.

Click here for the application

Click here for the brochure