Peer Review Team-Dallas RDSPD

Dallas RDSPD-December 3rd-6th

Dallas RDSPD Peer Review- December 3-6, 2019

Welcome to the Peer Review Team for the Dallas RDSPD.

Your Peer Review Team Members are:

Team Lead: Julie Johnston, Retired Coordinator

Capital Area RDSPD

Team Member 1: Marina McCormick, Coordinator

Region 4 RDSPD

Team Member 2: Lora Ouren, Supervisor

Brazos Valley RDSPD

Team Member 3: Liza Lara, Supervisor


Team Member 4: Erin Hudson, Secondary Coordinator

Capital Area RDSPD

Team Member 5: Bailey Gates, Program Manager, Auditory and Visual Impairments

Region 4

Please find the attached paperwork to complete the Peer Review for Dallas RDSPD. You will find information about your hotel and schedule. You will also find data provided by Dallas RDSPD required to complete the Peer Review Report.

Please contact Angela Belding if you are unable to access any document after first clicking on button below and requesting access.

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.

Website for Dallas RDSPD

Providing family support and educating DHH students through a full continuum of services in a learning environment that addresses their communication modality, language devel., and self-advocacy skills that will positively impact students’ future.

General Peer Review Information

Dallas RDSPD


Tina Vaguine, RDSPD Manager


Schedule for Dallas RDSPD Peer Review

December 2nd - Travel Day

December 3rd - Day 2 Interviews and Observations

December 4th - Day 3 Interviews and Observations

December 5th - Day 4 Interviews and Observations

December 6th - Day 5 (Review of Report/Exit Meeting)

Dallas RDSPD Peer Review Schedule

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

The peer review process is intended to provide specific information to programs serving student who are deaf or hard of hearing in order to assist with continuous improvement efforts. The areas of focus are aligned with the National Agenda for Deaf Education and the Texas State Performance Plan.

Before the Review

Julie Johnston, Team Leader 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.

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, contact - Angela Belding.

During the Review

During the Review

Interviews and observations are conducted on Days One, Two, and Three, with the exit meeting on the morning of Day Four.

Julie Johnston, Team Leader 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.

Dallas RDSPD Peer Review Report Shared Google Doc

Click the above button to access the shared google doc report of the Dallas Peer Review Report.

Dallas RDSPD Completed Peer Review Documentation

Hotel Information

Home2 Suites Dallas North Park

Monday, Dec. 2nd, 4pm to Friday, Dec. 6th, 11am

Home2 Suites Dallas North Park, 8180 Midtown Blvd Dallas, TX 75231, US

This is the hotel in which your peer review team will be staying December 2nd-December 6th.
Texas Hotel Tax Exemption Certificate

Click here to access a printable copy of your Texas Hotel Tax Exemption Certificate. You will need to bring a hard copy of this document with you when you check into your hotel.

Hotel for Dallas 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.

Hilton Home2 Suites/Dallas North Park

8180 Midtown Blvd

Dallas, TX 75231, US

Phone: +1-469-232-9351

Check in Monday, December 2, 2019

Check-out Thursday, Friday, December 6, 2019

Confirmation Numbers (All reservations are under Angela Belding's name. You are registered as a guest in that room.)

Please change the room to your name and credit card upon arrival.

Bailey Gates

Confirmation #86812478

Erin Hudson

Confirmation #88349216

Julie Johnston

Confirmation #81567710

Liza Lara

Confirmation #83405662

Marina McCormick

Confirmation #86812478

Lora Ouren

Confirmation #81567710

Directions from Hilton Home2 Hotel to Dallas Admin

Click here to get directions from your hotel to the Dallas ISD for both December 3rd and again on December 6th..

Peer Review Documents

Phase 1 RDSPD Peer Review

In Phase 1, programs will engage in a reflective component by collecting requested documentation and completing surveys prior to the actual peer review.

Phase 2 RDSPD Peer Review - Interviews

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.

Phase 2 Peer Review - Observation Forms

The forms necessary to document observations are found here.

Phase 3 RDSPD Peer Review Rubrics

Phase III-This report will promote continuous improvement by identifying strengths, providing discussion points and highlighting considerations in seven program areas

Return the W9, all travel documents, and receipts for reimbursement to Angie Murphy

Angie Murphy

Sensory Support Assistant

Education Service Center Region 11

1451 S. Cherry Lane

White Settlement, TX 76108

(817) 740-7567

Fax: (817) 740-7684

Forms are due no later than 30 days after your travel is completed.

Traveling by Enterprise Rent Car or Flight

Team member wishing to travel by Enterprise Rent-A-Car or travel by flight must print, fill out, and send this document to Angie Murphy at ESC 11 two weeks prior travel .

Checklist for Peer Review Team for Reimbursement

Use this checklist as you compile the documents for reimbursement. All reimbursement documentation needs to be turned in to Angie Murphy at Forms are due no later than 30 days after your travel is completed.

Reimbursement Form for Non-Employees of ESC 11

Each team member must print, fill out, and sign this document and return it to Angie Murphy at ESC 11.

Required W9 Form

Each team member must print, fill out, and sign this document and return it to Angie Murphy at ESC 11.