Region 13 RDSPD Peer Review
Elaine Young - March 10-12, 2020
Region 13 RDSPD Peer Review- March 10-12, 2020
Your Peer Review Team Members are:
Team Lead-Team Lead- Marina McCormick, Coordinator
Region 4 RDSPD
Team Member- Holly Cates, Supervisor
Team Member-Leanne Simpkins, Coordinator
Tri-County East RDSPD
Team Member-Dan Diffee, Consultant
Dan Diffee Consulting
Please find the attached paperwork to complete the Peer Review for Region 13 RDSPD. You will find information about your hotel and schedule.
Please review this information in preparation for your Peer Review visit.
Know that you can contact Angela Belding at any time with questions and/or clarification.
General Peer Review Information
Region 13 RDSPD
Contact: Elaine Young, Program Manager
Region 13 RDSPD
5701 Springdale Road
Austin, TX 78723
Phone - 512-919-5170
Schedule Conflicts and Cancellations
If you find that you cannot participate in your scheduled review please notify Angela Belding as soon as possible so that a replacement can be found. 817-454-4361
Click the button above to access each team members schedule on each day of the peer review.
Purpose of Peer Review - Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf
Before the Review
Marina McCormick, Team Lead should contact you a few weeks before the review to exchange cell phone numbers. (The team typically meets at the hotel on Monday evening for dinner.)
Below you will find attachments for Region 11 to reimburse you for hotel, mileage, and meals at the state rate. Receipts are required for hotel and meals.
If you plan to fly, contact Region 11 for procedures to prepay your flight. email@example.com
Angela Belding, the peer review facilitator has made your hotel reservation. When you arrive at the hotel, you will put the room under your name and credit card.
If you need a letter requesting your participation to submit to your district for approval to travel, Angela Belding. firstname.lastname@example.org
During the Review
During the Review
Interviews and observations are conducted on Days One and Two, with the exit meeting on the morning of Day Three.
Marina McCormick, Team Lead will have copies of the interview questions and observation sheets for you to use.
On the final day, the team will meet with the RDSPD and district staff to review the draft report. This meeting usually ends by 11 a.m. to allow for travel back home in the afternoon.
Hampton Inn Austin-North @ I-35 & Hwy 183
Monday, March 9th, 4pm to Thursday, March 12th, 9am
7619 North Interstate Highway 35
Hotel for Fort Worth RDSPD Peer Review
Hotel Rooms have been reserved at the hotel below in
Angela Belding’s name.
When you check in please put the room under your name and credit card number.
Hampton Inn Austin-North @ i-35 & Hwy 183
7619 I-35 North
Austin, TX 78752
Check in Monday, March 9, 2020
Check-out Thursday, March 12, 2020
Click here to get directions from your hotel to the Region 13 RDSPD Admin Office for both March 10th and and again on March 13th.
Peer Review Documents
In Phase 1, programs will engage in a reflective component by collecting requested documentation and completing surveys prior to the actual peer review.
Phase II includes classroom observations, staff interviews, and RDSPD Admin interviews. The goal in Phase II is to collect objective and observable data to add to the documentation gathered in Phase I.
The forms necessary to document observations are found here.
Phase III-This report will promote continuous improvement by identifying strengths, providing discussion points and highlighting considerations in seven program areas