ACT Streamlines Accommodations Eligibility Requirements for Students with IEPs, 504 Plans
Inclusive Practices in Successful Schools: Virginia Inclusive Action Planning Guide Module by Virginia Department of Education, VDOE, and Stetson & Associates, Inc.)
Department of Special Education and Student Services Upcoming Family Engagement Initiatives
The Partnership for People with Disabilities (School of Education) at Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia’s university center for excellence in developmental disabilities, is seeking a dynamic candidate for the role of Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports (VTSS) Coach, funded by the Virginia Department of Education.
TTAC Voices from the Field
February 14-20, 2021 is Virginia Kindness Week
In response to the Joint Legislative Audit & Review Commission’s (JLARC’s) December 2020 study K–12 Special Education in Virginia, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has developed a one page, easy-to-understand, comprehensive summary of the role and responsibilities of the Parent Ombudsman for Special Education,
November is Family Engagement in Education Month
While suicide prevention is important to address year round, September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicide is a national health problem that currently ranks as the second leading cause of death for ages 10 – 24.
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The application period for the 2020 Class of the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) is now open!
Mini-grants are open to Virginia schools, LEAs, and Parent Resource Centers
An increasing proportion of homeless students have been graduating high school on time, thanks to the proactive work of Project HOPE-VA and local school divisions to inform school staff and families about the rights of students experiencing homelessness.
Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane and Secretary of Education Atif Qarni today announced a pilot program to provide resources and professional development opportunities for first-year special education teachers.