CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN - Louisiana Department of Education

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SYSTEM:

Vernon Parish Schools

CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN

DATE OF SUBMISSION:

February 12, 2007

REGULATION REFERENCE

: §401.B.-C.FAPE including, §444.B.1. IEP Content-Behavior Concerns

§401.B.-C. FAPE including § 444.1-2. IEP Content- Advancement toward attaining annual goals and making progress in the general curriculum

DESCRIPTION/SUMMARY OF NON-COMPLIANCE:

Students are not receiving supports and services with accommodations that will enable them to benefit from and make progress in the general curriculum.

GOAL # 1:

Students with disabilities receive appropriate supports and services to enable them to benefit from and make progress in the general curriculum.

BARRIERS TO GOAL:

1) Lack of knowledge of appropriate Positive Behavior Supports at all levels: teachers, school administration and district administration.

2) Ineffective method of tracking student progress to include continuity of services from one school to another. 3) Student scheduling for instruction and support needs to include more collaboration between schools, teachers, parents and counselors or school scheduling administrators. 4) Student progress monitoring must be followed up by effective action and planning to include changes in behavior management, instructional methods and/or instructional programming.

ACTIVITIES TO ACHIEVE GOAL

DATE

ACTIVITY

BEGINS

PERSONNEL

RESPONSIBLE

DOCUMENTATION TO BE

SUBMITTED TO DEIA

DATE

DOCUMENTATION IS

DUE TO DEIA

January 2007 Superintendent Copy of memo May 1, 2007 1.1.

Memo from the Superintendent

instructing all teachers and administrative staff to fully comply with their responsibilities to provide supports and services with accommodations, as well as Behavior Management Plans when appropriate, to ensure that students will benefit from and progress in the general curriculum.

1.2.

Correct student-specific noncompliance

cited in findings of January 5, 2007.

January 2007 Director of Special

Education

May 1, 2007

1.3. The content of Compliance Action Plan (CAP) is shared with principals at designated

1.4. For

principals’ meetings technical assistance

.

, contact Shawn Fleming

( shawn.fleming@LA.GOV

) or other Department of Education or

LaSIG staff for information about state initiatives and training in

School Wide Positive Behavior Support.

1.5.

Collaborative planning

with Vernon Parish School Board personnel to identify appropriate staff development regarding

School Wide Positive Behavior Supports for general and special education teachers, taking into consideration the

January 2007 Director of Special

February

2007

Education

Superintendent

Director of Special

Education

January 2007 Vernon Parish

District Planning

Team,

Director of Special

Copies of corrected IEP pages with additions and changes clearly marked

Agenda with topics and

presenters,

Copy of sign-in sheets

Summary of contact outcomes

Administrative Summary which includes: a) a description of proposed

May 1, 2007

May 1, 2007

Sept 1, 2007

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ACTIVITIES TO ACHIEVE GOAL

“Barriers to the Goal” stated above.

1.6. Conduct

staff development

on School Wide Positive

Behavior Support (SWPBS) for school teams.

1.7. All Vernon Parish schools will

develop SWPBS Plans

based on desired outcomes and students’ needs.

1.8.

Monthly SWPBS progress reporting

on meetings, trainings, activities.

1.9.

Students’ IEPs reflect PBS, including Behavior

Management Plans, that:

Address the student’s unique behavior which is causing difficulties for the student in the classroom,

Provide positive incentives to reward appropriate behavior,

Address instruction in desired or replacement behaviors, social skills, anger management, etiquette, etc.

1.10.

Develop a system-wide method of tracking all student progress

to be monitored by Curriculum Directors at all grade levels:

Teachers > School Administrators >

Curriculum Directors > Superintendent

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September

2007

February

2007

DATE

ACTIVITY

BEGINS

PERSONNEL

RESPONSIBLE

Education

February

2007

September

2007

September

2007

Superintendent

Child Welfare

Director

Director of Special

Education

Director of Special

Education

Superintendent

Child welfare

Director

Director of Special

Education

Director of Special

Education

Principals

Classroom

Teachers

DOCUMENTATION TO BE

SUBMITTED TO DEIA

DATE

DOCUMENTATION IS

DUE TO DEIA

SWPBS staff development b) scheduled trainings for

SWPBS staff development will be incorporated in fall staff development.

Agendas with topics and presenters,

Sign-in sheets for two schools. Documentation for all other schools will be on file at school sites.

SWPBS Plans for two schools. All other schools will be done and kept on site for follow up documentation.

Monthly Administrative

Summaries of SWPBS progress at two school sites

Documentation on file at all school sites.

Copies of 10 IEPs which demonstrate the successful attainment of activity 1.9

September 30, 2007

November 30, 2007

October 30, 2007

November 30, 2007

January 30, 2007

February 28, 2007

Copies of 10 IEPs are due:

October 30, 2007

Superintendent,

Curriculum

Directors,

School

Administrators, a. Description of systemwide tracking process b. Progress Monitoring

Sheets spanning 2 sixa. August 1, 2007 b. November 30, 2007

ACTIVITIES TO ACHIEVE GOAL

DATE

ACTIVITY

BEGINS

PERSONNEL

RESPONSIBLE

DOCUMENTATION TO BE

SUBMITTED TO DEIA

DATE

DOCUMENTATION IS

DUE TO DEIA

Teachers week grading periods from

LJHS and LHS. c. Progress Monitoring

Sheets from each school will be sent to

Superintendent each six weeks. a. List of students failing 2 sixweek periods, parents’ names and home phone

1.11.

Document SBLC meetings or reconvene IEPs

students who failed classes for 2 six-week periods.

for

February

2007

Director of Special

Education numbers (Documentation from two schools) b. Summary of SBLC or

IEP committee actions from

LJHS and LHS a. Sept. 30, 2007 b. November 1, 2007

1.12

Utilize Taskforce Referral Sheet

in student transfers and scheduling for effectively communicating students’ educational and behavior information in order to plan schedules for appropriate instruction in new location.

1.13.

Revise the Vernon Self-review

Checklists to include the

February

2007

Director of Special

Education,

Taskforce a. Referral Sheet developed a. May 1, 2007 evaluation of evidence to ensure that students are making progress in school.

EVIDENCE OF CORRECTION:

March 2007 Director of Special

Education

Self-review Checklist May 1, 2007

Schools have document ation that SBLC or IEP committees have reconvened to address students’ needs when they fail to benefit from and make progress in the general curriculum.

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