Charter School Leaders Network Meeting
February 21, 2018
Business and Technology Conference Room
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Cornelio Gonzalez
- Executive Director’s Report - Dr. Gonzalez Powerpoint Presentation
- Information from the Region One ESC as well as the TEA Commissioners Cabinet of Regional Services meeting will be presented.
- A TCSA representative will present updates.
On the Radar
- Division of Business, Operations, & Finance Support
- Division of Administrative Leadership
- Division of Instructional Support
- TEA ATAC Committee Recommendations Update ESSA Consolidated State Plan Resubmission
On Thursday, January 18, 2018, Superintendents were provided with information regarding the TEA revised submission to USDE of Texas’ ESSA Consolidated State Plan. Specifically, information and sample reports were reviewed relative to HB 2804 Domain III Status Report indicators that will impact District A-F ratings in August 2018. The Assessment Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC) met last week in Austin and Superintendents will be provided the latest developments in terms of ATAC recommendations to the Commissioner of Education regarding Domain III Closing the Gaps performance and target measures to be used in the 2017-2018 A-F Accountability Ratings. A copy of the revised state plan can be viewed at:
Dr. Eduardo Cancino, Deputy Director, Division of Instructional, School Improvement, & College Readiness Support
- TEA Special Education Corrective Action Plan Implication for School Districts
On Thursday, January 18, 2018, Superintendents were provided with information regarding TEA’s Draft Corrective Action Plan to address the findings from the US Department of Education pertaining how we provide supports and services to our students with special needs. As part of the conditions outlined by Gov. Abbott, TEA was to solicit feedback from various stakeholders. TEA hopes to have obtained meaningful feedback to be able to finalize the Corrective Action Plan to be submitted by April 2018.
TEA has not given specific guidance on the implications for LEAs; however, we can expect to see an increase in monitoring from TEA on LEAs practices and processes in properly identifying students who may have a disability in a timely manner, increased accountability in the quality of education our students with disabilities receive, and expect to locate, identify and provide compensatory services to students who may have gone unidentified.
A copy of Gov. Abbott’s letter to Commissioner Mike Morath can be viewed at:
A copy of the TEAs Draft Corrective Action Plan can be viewed at:
Presenter: Carol Campos, Coordinator for Regional Special Education Services School Improvement, Accountability and Compliance
- Division of Technology for Learning
In The Spotlight
- Charter Schools Best Practices
- Charter Leaders will be asked to share an innovative practice they have implemented in their district or on their campus.
- Topic Suggestions for Next Meeting
- Cornelio Gonzalez