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NH Special Education Update - Shared screen with speaker view
Jayne Boyle
01:55
Did the meeting start can not hear?
Diane Bessey
02:30
yes
elainedodge
02:37
Yes, we can hear you now
Marcia Bagley
04:11
Is that statement about refusal of services the same if the parent chooses fully remote and there are services that can only be provided in person? And parent refuses in person services?
Marcia Bagley
05:17
thank you!
Esther Kennedy
05:31
Can we add impact on Budget also!
Christiane Allison
06:10
YES! We are collecting this data by school in a google sheet.
Jayne Boyle
06:10
Any leads if looking for special education services and need a provider and having a hard time finding supports for special education students?
CBoston
06:19
I have a running spreadsheet with dates of 30 day meeting and what comp end was offered.
Marcia Bagley
06:22
We are collecting information on who requires what services via a spreadsheet for each of our schools
Catherine Woods
06:29
We have a running sheet too.
CBoston
06:30
Finding many kiddos we need more data.
macneile
06:40
I am also running a spreadsheet with my building admin team
Shelli Roberts
06:45
Spreadsheet with comp ed and services no impact on budget
Patricia Wallace
06:46
running sheets
Lois DaSilva-Knapton
06:52
I am setting up separate contracts with providers and stating Comp. Ed. To easily keep track
Susan Merrell
06:54
Impact on the budget is in having to contract for related services remotely for parents who refused in person.
macneile
07:01
both
CBoston
07:02
By school and by name so it can be sorted
Shelli Roberts
07:08
Both
Catherine Woods
07:09
elementary vs mid/hs
Marcia Bagley
07:10
we're seeing a significant impact on budget
Susan Merrell
07:12
Collecting by school
Patricia Wallace
07:12
school cross reference student
Jayne Boyle
07:16
Both
Stacey Eaton
07:19
Salem is using spreadsheet to track who waived, services offered, etc with notes about what was offered or the outcome. We are running sheets by level (elementary, preschool, middle school, etc)
Catherine Woods
07:28
we likely will not have a significant impact on our default budget.
rmatte
07:43
Can you talk about DLM expectations this fall, if any? Thank you!
Lois DaSilva-Knapton
07:48
Yes, it will have a budgetary impact
kcarpinone
08:02
spreadsheet by school and will have an impact on budget
Lois DaSilva-Knapton
08:19
yes
Patricia Wallace
08:30
It is having a large impact curriculum on the need to pulling regular ed and special ed teachers.
Jayne Boyle
08:57
Yes
Catherine Woods
09:01
I am still looking for a school psychologist - onsite. Any ideas?
Jayne Boyle
09:18
Issue need special education support and teacher for remote
Esther Kennedy
09:21
Having a hard time finding Paraeducators!
kim disalvo
09:31
Ditto Esther
Mandie Hibbard
09:38
trying to keep comp ed from March-June and meeting needs based on school model for the 20/21 school year can be difficult. Needing more time in building based on hybrid model and no staff to provide support is the struggle.
Patricia Wallace
09:40
subs
Jayne Boyle
09:52
Thank you
Zandra Reagan
10:02
paraeducators needed
Sarah Reinhardt
10:04
Can you clarify one more time please? If a parent choses remote, refuses all in person services and the student can't access remote, the district will not owe Comp Ed?
macneile
10:06
We are having trouble with finding paras and subs. Our sub pool does not want to be in schools!
Esther Kennedy
10:16
The Department should put out what shortages people are having with the staff needs!
karen guercia
10:20
WE are also in need of special ed teachers/case managers to cover Coivd related leaves from now until January (at least)
kim disalvo
10:43
Does the NHDOE consider it double duty when a sped teacher provides remote to student in that student’s scheduled time vs. in person. I.e. remote at 10:00 vs in person.
Sarah Reinhardt
11:03
Thank you. We do have extensive documentation
Marcia Bagley
11:31
Can you define "in person" we've heard from parents that they've been told it doesn't mean in school - want to make sure we all have the same understanding
kim disalvo
12:14
YEs that’s it thanks you answered
Sarah Reinhardt
12:51
We have had staff pushing back that it is double duty bc they have to teach students both remote and in person even though it is happening at different times in the staff schedule
Lois DaSilva-Knapton
13:48
Me too, because of multiple planning times
Marcia Bagley
13:55
So, if schools are open, and we provide/offer in school services, can parents request different "in person" services?
CBoston
14:40
They would prefer their child not be around other children.
Brandy Pappas
14:40
Throughout their day, they are not teaching outside their contracted hours, correct? They are just teaching the lesson twoce?
Brandy Pappas
14:49
twice*
Marcia Bagley
14:54
parents who don't want to have their children in school but want the services are asking for different in person service location
Esther Kennedy
16:38
Where is the money coming from
Jeanette Souther - Portsmouth
17:06
DLM expectations for this Fall?
Catherine Woods
17:11
What's the geer fund?
Brandy Pappas
17:18
https://www.goferr.nh.gov/
Esther Kennedy
17:19
What about funds that can help us set up for kids in the classroom.
rmatte
17:23
DLM?
Allyson Vignola
17:34
I talked to assessment. DLM is optional for fall
Sarah Reinhardt
17:50
Allyson - how do we document that?
Jayne Boyle
17:54
NWEA accommodations for remote anyone know anything about that?
Allyson Vignola
17:56
It's on the website
kim disalvo
18:07
I got same optional DLM info
Esther Kennedy
18:28
We need monies to make sure our students have extra supplies for individual students
kim disalvo
18:55
We may have not given comp ed for some students but may have increased services when they returned.
macneile
19:01
I agree with Esther. We were denied by FEMA - I believe we were told we are not essential???? Over run budget to get kids in person!
Esther Kennedy
19:42
We have to buy more Kits now for our students
Esther Kennedy
20:07
given we can no longer share items
Lois DaSilva-Knapton
20:26
All student need their own “basket” of supplies in my Elementary school … big expense
Esther Kennedy
20:38
All we need is staff and supplies!
Esther Kennedy
21:25
Then I can run my programs