Special Education News Update

October 12, 2015

Fall is Here! Enjoy the Beauty all around us! Take some time to get outside and celebrate the changing seasons!

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Thank you teachers for all of your work on correctly completing your count sheets!

Important Information:

IEP Status:

  • Please do not set an IEP status from Draft to Review until it is final (all signatures are uploaded and it is complete - all sections)


  • On Special Factors Page: Communication Needs
  • Check YES if student receives speech services or support


  • On the Front Page of IEPs, the second PURPOSE of the IEP is coming up automatically as OTHER. Please change that to NONE if you do not have an other purpose.


  • Please include the date of the meeting on the subject line of your invitations in order to get the processed sooner
  • Do Not Delete the student name or UIC number from the subject line
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Please keep in mind....

  • Transition Plans required in IEPs for students turning 16 during the course of the IEP year.

Medicaid Training - Webinars Available

Oct 14 at 3:00 or 4:00

Contact Jeannie Dewaters at jean.dewaters@kresa.org to sign up!


Happy Birthday! (October)

5th - JOHNNIE O'CONNOR (Kellogg)



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Upcoming Dates to Remember:

  • October 22-23 Parent Teacher Conferences
  • November 11 - PLC
  • November 26-27 Happy Thanksgiving!!
  • December 3-4 Exams/Records Day
  • December 7 - 2nd Trimester Begins
  • Progress Reports Due Dec 8
  • December 21- Jan 1, 2016 - Winter Break (All IEPs due in by December 17, 2015)