Brought to you by CSDE (Connecticut State Department of Education) and CAS (Connecticut Association of Schools)

“Last call” for applications for the Special Education Administrator Coaching program. If you have been considering this support for the remainder of the school year, the application deadline has been extended until January 25, 2018. There are only a few slots available.

2 Coaching Models are Now Available

  • Coaching for special education administrators who are newly appointed.
  • Coaching for districts that have been selected through Bureau of Special Education's general supervision and support system.

Projected outcomes and Benefits to the District

  • Increased special education administrator job effectiveness and staff retention.
  • Improved family communication and satisfaction.
  • Enhanced ability to manage special education requirements and timelines.
  • Increased communication and collaboration across all staff.
  • Timely response and resolution to compliance related matters.

Possible Areas of Focus

  • Technical assistance to support federal and state compliance.
  • Special education administrator roles and responsibilities.
  • Time management and organization.
  • Connecticut Bureau of Special Education's resolution options.
  • Program models and services.
  • Systemic collaboration across all staff.
  • Differentiated support based on district and/or special education administrator needs.

The CSDE is providing limited funding for the establishment of these new models which will allow some districts the opportunity to participate at no cost through a competitive grant application process and/or by state selection. CAS will also provice coaches with special education expertise as requested by a district at the daily CAS coaching rate.

Questions? Please contact:

  • Bryan Klimkiewicz: Bureau Chief, Bureau of Special Education, CSDE
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  • Marie Salazar Glowski: Assistant Executive Director, Executive Coaching Program, CAS
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