Archive of past procedural guidance

 

Date PostedTitle of Guidance Posted
2014 Title
July 10, 2014    Notice of Procedural Safeguards
May 12, 2014 State of Alaska Special Education Handbook
April 18, 2014 Predetermination memo
March 10, 2014 Procedures When Considering a Change of Placement to a Self-Contained Special Education Room
Feb. 28, 2014 Triennial Re-evaluation Matrix
Jan. 10, 2014 Transportation services for eligible students with disabilities 
2013 Title
Dec. 2, 2013 Extended School Year (ESY) Determinations
Oct. 9, 2013 Referrals to ASSDHH Program and Coordination with Student's LEA
Oct. 9, 2013
Oct. 2, 2013 Quarterly Progress Reporting in TIENET
Sept. 19, 2013 Q&A on Placement Procedures
August 22, 2013 Federal Reporting in the Tienet Program
  General Concepts Regarding Placement
  Special Factors Questions & Answers
  Q&A on Placement Procedures
August 19, 2013 Alternative Assessment Program - Grade 9 brochure 
  Guidance on Extracurricular Activities
March 1, 2013 Extended School Year (ESY) Determinations 2012-13
Feb. 8, 2013 Translated versions of NOPS available through District Connection
Feb. 8, 2013 Manifestation Determination Meeting Agenda
Feb. 8, 2013  IEP Development/Annual Review meeting agenda
Feb. 8, 2013  Evaluation Summary and Eligibility Report meeting agenda
Feb. 8, 2013
Feb. 8, 2013 Staff memo regarding Revised Notice of Procedural Safeguards
Feb. 8, 2013
Jan. 30, 2013 Notice of Procedural Safeguards
Jan. 23, 2013
Jan. 23, 2013
Jan. 23, 2013 Initial procedures for students who are new to district
Jan. 23, 2013 Procedures for out of district eligibility for processing students who are new to district
Jan. 23, 2013 Procedures for out of district IEPs
Jan. 23, 2013 Processing out of district IEPs
Jan. 2, 2013 Timelines from Receipt of Consent for Evaluation
Jan. 2, 2013  Revising ESERs
Jan. 2, 2013
2012 Title
Nov. 12, 2012 State of Alaska Special Education Handbook
Sept. 24, 2012
Sept. 24, 2012  Surrogate Parent Documentation form
Sept. 19, 2012 Foster Parent Affirmation Guidance
Aug. 22, 2012 Surrogate Parent Plan, Request for Surrogate Parent and Steps for Determining Whether a Student Requires a Surrogate Parent or Affirmed Foster Parent
Aug. 22, 2012
Aug. 22, 2012 Changes in COSF for Implementation 2012-13 School
Feb. 9, 2012

Interpreter Service Request Process (added)

Feb. 1, 2012 Avoiding Common Errors in Drafting PWNS (added)
Feb. 1, 2012

Best Practice Guidance in Writing Prior Written Notices (PWNs) (updated)

Feb. 1, 2012 Issuance of Prior Written Notice and Implementation of new IEP changes (removed)
Feb. 1, 2012 Japanese translation of the Procedural Safeguards added to the forms library on the District Connection (added)
Jan. 9, 2012 Using TieNet Forms for Manifestation Determinations (added)
   
2011 Title
Dec. 1, 2011

Requests from Parents or Private Service Agencies to Provide Services to or Observe Special Education Students (added)

Nov. 4, 2011 Manifestation Determination meeting agenda (added)
Sept. 9, 2011 District Representative
Sept. 1, 2011 Students with Acute or Chronic Medical Conditions - Visiting Teacher, Homebound Special Education Services and/or a 504 Plan
August 24, 2011 Participation Guidelines for Alaska Students in State Academic Assessments
August 24, 2011

Emergency Accommodation Documentation for Students with Transitory Impairments

August 16, 2011

Electronic Book Readers (added)

August 16, 2011

Initial Referral for Special Education Services Process (added)

August 16, 2011

IEP Development/Annual Review Agenda (added)

August 16, 2011

Eligibility Determination Meeting Agenda (added)

July 29, 2011

Questions and Answers about Assistive Technology (added)

July 29, 2011

Questions and Answers About Intensive Funding (updated)

July 29, 2011

Surrogate Parent Documentation Form (updated)

July 29, 2011

Request for Assignment of Surrogate Parent (updated)

July 29, 2011

Affirmation of Foster Parent to Act as a Parent (updated)

July 29, 2011 ELL Problem Solving Framework (All levels) (added)
July 12, 2011

End-of-Year Referral and Other Paperwork Considerations (added)

July 12, 2011

Building Level Training Required for Employees Providing Personal Care for Students (added)

July 12, 2011

Diploma-Track Students Enrolled in Life Skill Classes (added)

July 12, 2011

Steps for Determining Whether a Student Requires a Surrogate Parent or Affirmed Foster Parent (added)

July 12, 2011

IDEA/504 Compliance with Field Trips and Activities (updated)

May 6, 2011 French translation of the Notice of Procedural Safeguards added to District Connection forms library
May 5, 2011 Nuer translation of the Notice of Procedural Safeguards added to District Connection forms library
May 4, 2011 Response to Instruction (added)
May 4, 2011 Question & Answer: Response to Intervention (removed)
April 4, 2011 Laotian translation of the Notice of Procedural Safeguards added to District Connection forms library
March 30, 2011 End-of-School-Year Procedures (added)
March 23, 2011 Translated versions of the Notice of Procedural Safeguards updated in District Connection forms library
March 23, 2011 Students Admitted to North Star Hospital (removed)
March 11, 2011 Notice of Procedural Safeguards (February 2011 revision)
March 11, 2011

Staff memo regarding Revised Notice of Procedural Safeguards (added)

Feb. 22, 2011 Questions about ESY Determinations (added)
Feb. 22, 2011

ESY Eligibility (removed)

Feb. 22, 2011 ESY Procedures (removed)
Feb. 22, 2011

Mandatory Considerations in ESY Determinations (removed)

January 6, 2011 FBA Consents, General FBA and BIP Questions and Answers (added)
January 3, 2011 Resolution Meeting Attendance (added)
   
2010 Title
December 13, 2010 Intensive Review Worksheet (updated)
November 12, 2010

Intensive Review Worksheet (added)

November 12, 2010

Cessation of Services (removed)

November 1, 2010

Married Special Education Students (added)

November 1, 2010

Learning Disability — Listening Comprehension (removed)

November 1, 2010

Learning Disability — Oral Expression (removed)

November 1, 2010 Consent for Release of Education Records form (updated)
November 1, 2010 Consent for Release of Health Information form (updated)
October 12, 2010

Lottery School Admission Procedures for Special Education Students (updated)

October 12, 2010

New FBA and BIP Process and Forms (added)

September 27, 2010

Evaluations Approved by for Use by ASD (removed)

September 27, 2010

Important count dates for school year 2010-11 (updated)

September 20, 2010 General Guidance on Student Records Privacy and Disclosure Under FERPA, the IDEA and Alaska Regulations
September 1, 2010

Provision of Special Education Services to Eligible Students Enrolled in Family Partnership or Frontier Charter Schools (added)

September 1, 2010 Consent for Release of Education Records form (added)
September 1, 2010 Consent for Release of Health Information form (added)
September 1, 2010 Consent for Release of Information (removed and replaced by forms listed above)
September 1, 2010

General Questions about Using ASD Release Forms (added)

August 5, 2010

Documentation of Nursing and Eligible Medical Services Provided to a Special Education Student (added)

August 4, 2010

Lottery Procedures Supplement (added)

May 26, 2010 Eligibility at a Glance (removed/under review)
May 17, 2010

Independent Educational Evaluation Procedures (updated)

March 1, 2010 Parental Access to Student Records (updated)
February 18, 2010

End-of-Year Referral Guidelines

January 19, 2010

Amendment Process when IEP Services Delivery Change

January 12, 2010 Physician Statement of Orthopedic Impairment
January 12, 2010 When a Manifestation Determination Team Finds Causality
January 11, 2010 Information on Related Services (updated)
   
2009 Title
December 8, 2009 Notification of Child Find Coordinators (updated)
December 8, 2009

Physician Statement of Other Health Impairment (updated)

December 8, 2009

Affirmation of Foster Parent to Act as a Parent (updated)

November 30, 2009 Joint Guidance on the Application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) And the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) To Student Health Records (U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services memo)
November 30, 2009 Understanding FERPA and HIPAA
November 24, 2009

Notification of Child Find Coordinators (updated)

October 29, 2009 Accommodations Manual
October 29, 2009

Accommodations Manual: Professional Development Guide

October 20, 2009

Surrogate Parent Plan

October 9, 2009

Best Practice Guidance in Writing Prior Written Notices (PWNs)

September 16, 2009

Important count dates for school year 2009-10

September 16, 2009 Paperwork timelines for submitting information to records department
August 14, 2009

Lottery School Admission Procedures for Special Education Students (updated)

August 13, 2009

Issuance of Prior Written Notice and Implementation of new IEP changes (updated)

July 27, 2009 Translations of the Notice of Procedural Safeguards (updated) (Hmong, Korean, Russian, Samoan, Spanish and Tagalog)
June 8, 2009

Notice of Procedural Safeguards (updated)

March 20, 2009 Report of Conduct to Law Enforcement
February 17, 2009 Alternate Assessment Paperwork Reduction/Simplification for 2005 (removed)
February 17, 2009 Alternate Assessment Reminders and Clarifications (removed)
February 17, 2009 Guidance Memo from Director on Statewide Assessment (removed)
February 17, 2009 Participation Guidelines for Alaska Students Taking State Assessments (removed)
February 17, 2009 Procedural Credit Accounting on Transcripts for Students Participating in Alternative Assessment (removed)
February 17, 2009 Repeal of Memorandum Entitled "Procedural Credit Accounting on Transcripts for Students Participating in Alternative Assessment" (removed)
February 17, 2009 Statewide and District Assessments (removed)
January 26, 2009

Statements About Disability on Report Cards and Transcripts (Link to DOE Web site)

January 26, 2009 ASD Letter to Parents Regarding Parental Revocation of Special Services
January 26, 2009 Regulations Regarding Parental Revocation of Special Services
January 26, 2009 Parent Revocation of Consent for Special Services
January 26, 2009 Summary of Recent Changes to FERPA, effective December 9, 2008
January 20, 2009 Special Education Services Provided During Intensives at ASD Optional Programs
January 5, 2009

Alternate Assessment Submission (updated)

   
2008 Title
December 18, 2008 Common Questions Regarding Manifestation Determinations
December 18, 2008 Transition in Preparation for Zangle Conversion
December 11, 2008

Physician Statement of Other Health Impairment (updated)

October 13, 2008

OT/PT Supervision Guidelines (removed)

September 19, 2008 Notice of Procedural Safeguards (updated)
September 15, 2008 Question & Answer: Response to Intervention
September 2, 2008 Request for Assignment of Surrogate Parent (updated)
September 2, 2008 Surrogate Parent Documentation Form (updated)
September 2, 2008 Affirmation of Foster Parent to Act as a Parent
September 2, 2008 ASD Surrogate Parent Plan Changes and Guidance
September 2, 2008 Frequently Asked Questions About a Surrogate Parent Appointment (removed)
March 5, 2008 Alternative Assessment Submission
February 1, 2008

Surrogate Parent Handbook

February 1, 2008 Frequently Asked Questions About a Surrogate Parent Appointment
January 7, 2008 Notice of Procedural Safeguards
January 7, 2008

Evacuation Plans for Medically Fragile Students

   
2007 Title
December 13, 2007 Timeline for Filing a Due Process Hearing Complaint
October 19, 2007 Filing Positive Behavior Support Plans, Functional Behavior Assessments, Kid Focus Meeting Notes and Manifestation Determination Records
September 18, 2007 Independent Educational Evaluation Procedures
September 18, 2007 Notification of Child Find Coordinators
September 18, 2007 Attorney Presence at IEP Meetings
September 18, 2007 Referrals to ASSDHH Program and Coordination with Student's LEA
September 18, 2007

Important Considerations When Preparing for a Re-Evaluation

September 13, 2007 Link to Frequently Asked Question about FERPA from U.S. Department of Education
September 13, 2007 Link to Overview of FERPA from U.S. Department of Education
September 13, 2007 Parent and Student Rights under FERPA
September 13, 2007 FERPA PowerPoint Presentation - REMOVED
August 20, 2007 Surrogate Parent Handbook
August 20, 2007 Request for Assignment of Surrogate Parent
March 8, 2007 Alternate Assessment Submission
   
2006 Title
December 6, 2006 Mandatory Considerations in ESY Determinations
October 30, 2006 Amended Use of New Procedural Safeguards
October 30, 2006 Students Admitted to North Star Hospital
October 30, 2006 Who Must Be In Attendance at IEP Meetings
October 30, 2006 Q and A Clarifying Who Attends IEP Meetings
October 30, 2006 Homebound Placement Decision Making
October 30, 2006 Homebound Services Physician Statement
September 27, 2006 IEP Meeting Clarification
September 13, 2006 Administrative Determination of Location
September 13, 2006 Issuance of Prior Written Notice and Implementation of new IEP changes
September 13, 2006 Special Education Transportation
September 13, 2006 Attorney Presence at IEP Meetings
September 6, 2006 Questions and Answers about Special Education Services to Students Attending Private Schools within the Anchorage School District
August 29, 2006 Use of iPod’s as Accommodations for State Testing
July 21, 2006 Sample Annual Notice
July 21, 2006 Notification of Child Find Coordinators
May 16, 2006 Spanish translation of Prior Written Notice
March 6, 2006 Special Education Information in Cumulative Files
March 1, 2006 Hmong translation of Notice of Procedural Safeguards
March 1, 2006 Russian translation of Notice of Procedural Safeguards
March 1, 2006 Spanish translation of Notice of Procedural Safeguards updated
February 17, 2006 Korean translation of Notice of Procedural Safeguards
February 14, 2006 Progress Reporting
February 10, 2006 Spanish translation of Notice of Procedural Safeguards
February 6, 2006 Out of District IEP
February 1, 2006 Tagalog translation of Prior Written Notice
February 1, 2006 Samoan translation of Prior Written Notice
February 1, 2006 Korean translation of Prior Written Notice
February 1, 2006 Hmong translation of Prior Written Notice
February 1, 2006 Tagalog translation of Notice of Procedural Safeguards
February 1, 2006 Samoan translation of Notice of Procedural Safeguards
January 17, 2006 Repeal of Memorandum Entitled "Procedural Credit Accounting on Transcripts for Students Participating in Alternative Assessment"
January 10, 2006 Frequently Asked Questions about Surrogate Parent Appointment, revised January 2006
January 10, 2006 Request for Assignment of Surrogate Parent
January 10, 2006 Surrogate Parent Documentation Form
   
2005 Title
November 29, 2005 Alternate Assessment Reminders and Clarifications
October 19 , 2005 Notice of Procedural Safeguards
October 14, 2005 IEP Team Clarification
September 22, 2005 Prior Written Notice
September 22, 2005 Out of District IEP
September 22, 2005

Enrolling Students Displaced by Hurricane Katrina (ASD)

September 22, 2005 Enrolling Students Displaced by Hurricane Katrina (DEED Memo)
September 22, 2005 Homeless Student Guidelines
September 12, 2005 Use of New Procedural Safeguards Booklets and their Availability
September 12, 2005 IEP Team Attendance
September 12, 2005 Manifestation Determination Procedures
September 12, 2005 Specific Learning Disability Determination
September 7, 2005 Screening, Interventions and Pre-Referral Procedures for Limited English Proficient Students
September 7, 2005 Stanford FLOSEM (Foreign Language Oral Skills Evaluation Matrix
September 7, 2005 High School Graduation Qualifying Examination - Information about Testing for Parents of Children with an IEP - Guidance for Parents of Ninth Graders Transitioning into High School
September 7, 2005 ECE Special Education Referral Process
  Referral to Evaluation
  Evaluation to ESER
  ESER to IEP
September 7, 2005 Secondary Special Education Referral Process
  Referral to Evaluation
  Evaluation to ESER
  ESER to IEP
August 2005 Lottery School Admission Procedures

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