Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2018-4

Guidance on Massachusetts Commission for the Blind Pre-Employment Transitions Services Joint Advisory from Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) MCB/DESE Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) Technical Assistance Advisory To:Superintendents, Administrators of Special Education, Principals, Teachers of the Visually Impaired, Transition Coordinators, Families of Students with Visual Impairments […]Look at this result

Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2019-1

Transition from Early Intervention Programs to Early Childhood Special Education To:Early Intervention Directors and Staff, Elementary School Principals, Administrators of Special Education, Early Childhood Coordinators, Preschool Personnel, and Other Interested Parties From:Craig Andrade: LATC, RN, DrPH, Director, Bureau of Family Health & Nutrition, Department of Public HealthRussell D. Johnston, Ph.D., Senior Associate Commissioner, State Director […]Look at this result

Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2020-1

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) To:Superintendents, Administrators of Special Education, Other Education Personnel, Students, Families, and Other Interested Parties From:Russell Johnston, Senior Associate Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Toni Wolf, Commissioner, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Date:January 2, 2020 Purpose The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the Massachusetts […]Look at this result

COVID Special Education Technical Assistance Advisory 2020-2

Implementation of Special Education Timelines During the COVID-19 State of Emergency To:Superintendents, Administrators of Special Education, Other Education Personnel, Students, Families, and Other Interested Parties From:Russell Johnston, Senior Associate Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Date:May 21, 2020 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on March 15, 2020, Governor Baker issued an Order requiring […]Look at this result

Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2020-3

Recommended Advance Planning for a Student with an IEP Accepted for Enrollment in a METCO District To: Administrators of Special Education, Superintendents, Charter School Leaders, Vocational School Leaders, Parents, Guardians, and Other Interested Parties From: Russell Johnston, Senior Associate Commissioner Cliff Chuang, Senior Associate Commissioner Date: June 11, 2020 A. Purpose In this advisory, the […]Look at this result