The ESS Data Management (DM) team is responsible for the collection, review, validation, verification and analysis of Special Education Data in Arizona as required under Section 618 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
For a quick way to verify all your tools are up to date in your ESS DM Toolkit, see the most recent Table of Contents.
This section contains historical and trend data on special education student population with breakouts by public education agency (PEA), county, disability, ethnicity/race, gender, grade, age, and placement (LRE) based on the October 1 Federal Special Education Child Count (Child count date was December 1 prior to FY 2009).
Multi-Tier Behavior Supports (MTBS) is a three-year training series that will assist district, charter, or school teams with the development of a school-wide approach for positive behavior management practices. This training is based on School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SW-PBIS) evidence-based elements.
ADE/ESS is pleased to announce that preregistration for Teach Camp 2.0 is now open!
Teach Camp is a year-long support system that includes professional learning specifically designed for beginning special education teachers. The goal of Teach Camp is to increase retention of special educators by providing our newest special education teachers with the tools they need to survive and thrive during their first years in the classroom.