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  1. 1. ―Don’t Worry. But Don’t Wait.‖ Michigan District Teacher’s Conference 2012 Presenter: Victoria Meeder, Marketing/Public Awareness Supervisor Office of Innovative Projects, CCRESA Find us on Facebook Facebook.com/earlyonmichigan Find us on Twitter Twitter.com/ChildFindMich
  2. 2. Learning Objectives 1. Learn about Michigan’s Child Find system of support. 2. Child Find Legislation for age 3 -26. 3. How to make referrals for children/students in Nonpublic schools.
  3. 3. Resources in Your Packet • Child Find in Michigan • Child Find PowerPoint • Federal Regulations §300.125 – 300.128 Children in Private School • How is Child Find implemented for students in non-public schools? • Project Find Brochure • Mandated Activities Project Brochure • MI Special Ed. One Pager – Child Find • B-11 Child Find Guidance • MI Dept. of Ed. Office of Special Education 2012 Update
  4. 4. ―Coffee Talk‖ a.k.a. ―Meet and Greet‖
  5. 5. Clinton County RESA Office of Innovative Projects Early On® Training and Technical Assistance: Personnel development for Early On Pre-Service: Early On Center for Higher Education Early On Public Awareness: Child find for Infants and Toddlers, birth – 3 Project Find: Child find for Special Education, birth – 26 619 Training and Technical Assistance: Early Childhood Special Education Focus 3 to 5
  6. 6. Legal Milestones History of Public Policy 1971 1972 1975 1986 1990 2001 1954 1964 1965 Elementary U.S. Supreme & Secondary PL 94-142 2001 ESEA PL 102-119 Court Decision Education Act Education Reauthorization Americans Ruling in Brown (ESEA), now for All with to No Child Left v. Board of known as NCLB- Head Handicapped Behind Start Disabilities Education of Improving Children Act Act Topeka, Kansas Outcomes for (EAHCA) that “separate Children. (Ages 5 to 18) but equal” is “Closing the unconstitutional Achievement Gap” PL 99-457 Amendment to Civil Rights Michigan State ED for Act of 1964 Constitution Article Handicapped 8, Section 8, Public Children Act Law 198 (Birth to (Ages Birth to 3) & (Ages 6 to 26) 21)
  7. 7. Child Find Part C §303.321 Comprehensive child find system (excerpts). All infants and toddlers with disabilities in the State who are eligible for early intervention services are identified, located, and evaluated, including – Indian infants and toddlers with disabilities, those who are homeless, in foster care, or Wards of the State. Coordination with education, health, and social service programs.
  8. 8. What is Early On® • Birth up to age 3; • Early intervention system of support and/or services for infants and toddlers up to age 3; • Broader definition of eligibility than special education 1800EarlyOn.org
  9. 9. Child Find – Part B of IDEA (3 – 21) § 300.111 Child find. (a) General. (1) The State must have in effect policies and procedures to ensure that—(i) All children with disabilities residing in the State, including homeless children, wards of the State, children with disabilities attending private schools… and who are in need of special education and related services, are identified, located, and evaluated;
  10. 10. Child Find – Part B §300.131 Each LEA must locate, identify, and evaluate all children with disabilities who are enrolled by their parents in a private, including religious, elementary schools, and secondary schools located in the school district served by the LEA.
  11. 11. Final Regulations 34 CFR 300.130 - 300.144: Requirements for children with disabilities enrolled by their parents in private (nonpublic) schools. (supplied in packet) The child find process must be designed to ensure – • The equitable participation of parentally-placed private school children; and • An accurate count of those children. • The LEA, must undertake activities similar to the activities undertaken for the agency’s public school children.
  12. 12. Terms defined: • In Michigan, ―school‖ is defined as grades K-12. • Non-Public Schools are registered with the State (also includes home schools that are registered with the Michigan Department of Education). • District of location: school district within whose boundaries a nonpublic elementary or secondary school is located. • District of residence: school district where the student legally resides (N.Y. ED. Dept. – 10/2007
  13. 13. ―Parentally – Placed‖ in Nonpublic School Child Find Process, Activities, and Evaluations must: • Completed in a time period comparable to that for public school children. • Same as procedures for public school children. • Similar to activities to public school children. (S. LaPointe, 2009)
  14. 14. Parentally Placed Private School Children – IDEA 04 District of Location Responsibilities: • Child find, including evaluations • Consultation with nonpublic school and parent representatives • Eligibility and recommendations for services • Equitable provision of services • Expenditure of proportionate share of federal funds • Data collecting and reporting (N.Y. ED. Dept. – 10/2007) Child Find is the responsibility of the district in which the non-public school is located.
  15. 15. IDEA 04 and the LEA Each Local Educational Agency must: • Proportionate share of Part B funds • Share based on results of a thorough and complete child find after timely and meaningful consultation with private school representatives. • The LEA records on the number evaluated, the number eligible, and the number served. (S. LaPointe)
  16. 16. Parentally Placed Private School Children – IDEA 04 Regulations IDEA does not provide an individual entitlement of FAPE (free and appropriate public education) to students with disabilities attending nonpublic schools. • The District of Residence is responsible for FAPE. What Does That Mean? The district of location, in consultation with the nonpublic school, decides the types of services that will be provided and how. (Source: Sharon LaPointe, 2009)
  17. 17. Parentally Placed Private School Children – IDEA 04 Regulations The DOL (district of location) is responsible for child find. • A parent may refuse consent for evaluation. The DOL cannot override refusal. • Child find responsibility includes reevaluation. • DOL must provide procedural safeguards notice upon conducting initial evaluation. Child find is an obligation for ALL enrolled students, even if they are NOT residents of Michigan. (S. LaPointe, 2009)
  18. 18. Child Find in Michigan – Part B and C Statewide Child Find Projects – economy scale for outreach, marketing, intake /referral. Support for locals • Early On Public Awareness • Project Find Michigan ISDs and LEAs are responsible and accountable for child find within their districts.
  19. 19. Child Find – Potential Contention • Failure to evaluate • Eligibility • Preschool services
  20. 20. How to Make a Referral Contact your Local Education Agency
  21. 21. www.ProjectFindMichigan.org Project Find Michigan Website
  22. 22. Public Awareness Products
  23. 23. www.1800EarlyOn.org Early On Michigan Website
  24. 24. www.eotta.ccresa.org Early On Training and Technical Assistance
  25. 25. Join Us on Facebook Facebook.com/EarlyOnMichigan
  26. 26. Follow Our Tweets Twitter.com/ChildFindMich
  27. 27. Child Find Resources • Identify, Locate, Evaluate: Child Find Under IDEA (Part B) and Section 504 • WrightsLaw.com • m-a-n-s.org • Michiganallianceforfamilies.org • Michigan.gov/mde • Regulations.gov • msemp.cenmi.org (Michigan Special Education Mediation Pgrm.)
  28. 28. Thank You for Attending! 1-800-252-0052 www.ProjectFindMichigan.org 1-800-Early On (327-5966) www.1800EarlyOn.org Victoria Meeder http://www.linkedin.com/in/meedervictoria Meeder_v@ccresa.org 517.668.0185

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