Strategies employed to work towards this belief include:
For Special Education Students
- Assuring that appropriate programs and services are provided to meet the needs of each child with disabilities throughout the state.
- Assuring that a full continuum of programs is available to each individual with disabilities served by each SELPA.
- Maintaining programs and services within the SELPA which will allow each individual with disabilities to achieve at a level commensurate with his or her ability.
- Assuring that each individual with disabilities is integrated within and has access to the district core curriculum and extracurricular activities as appropriate.
- Assuring the availability of due process rights for students and their parents served within the SELPA.
For Special Education Services
- Developing and maintaining special education services within and between SELPAs;
- Improving the quality of programs through the use of data collection and on-going evaluations at the state and local level; and
- Encouraging involvement by parents of each child with a disability in the IEP process.
- Providing opportunities for all certificated and classified staff members to engage in professional development/growth; and
- Maintaining opportunities for sharing technical resources and information within the SELPA.
- Assuring that an effective management information system is available to monitor student data;
- Maintaining lines of communication with parents, staff and Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) members;
- Maintaining line of communication with all publicly supported agencies providing services to students with disabilities;
- Maintaining lines of communication with the community regarding special education programs and services;
- Maintaining high quality regionalized special education services to support participating districts;
- Responding to specific areas of local, state and public concerns;
- Emphasizing the need for effective special education services to improve educational and life outcomes for students with disabilities; and
- Organizing school officials for support of common education goals.