April Alternative Learning Update

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Full-day Kindergarten Update

The public comment period has ended and the WAC hearing regarding Full-day Kindergarten (FDK) in Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) has taken place. OSPI is now in the process of submitting final paperwork for the rules to take effect. Any program interested in or planning to claim kindergarten students for more than 0.5 FTE in the 2018-19 school year should become familiar with the new rules. For more information on the rule changes, please click here.  

2018-2019 ALE Funding Rate

ALE enrollment is funded at the running start nonvocational rate. This rate will increase to $8,135.13 for the 2018-19 school year.

    Guidance Updates

    We have recently added a few documents and resources to our Alternative Learning Experience website. Please visit the website for information on: 

    State Auditor's Office Reports

    The State Auditor's Office (SAO) recently published a variety of reports on ALE financial and performance audits. To read their reports, please visit the links below. In addition to their written reports, they also presented to the Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee (JLARC) on Wednesday, April 18th. You can watch an archived version of their presentation to JLARC on TVW

    SAO Performance Audit Report

    SAO Financial Audit Report

    Online Learning

    The summer 2018 Course Catalog is now online!

    Our Course Catalog has been updated to reflect summer online course offerings. Please contact the course provider for more information.

    Upcoming Events

    GATE Equity Webinar Series 
    May 9, 2018 - Building Community with Art 
    June 13, 2018 - Planning for Equity with Data
    Registration available through the GATE website.

    AWSP/WASA Summer Conference - Spokane, Washington
    June 24 - 26, 2018 
    Registration available through AWSP website