Special Education

District and school administrators will find information in this section related to the administration of special education in schools.

The Division of Compliance and Assistance oversees the implementation of certain state and federal education laws and resources to assist school districts and parents in complying with these laws. Information on these topics have been incorporated into this section, for your convenience.
  • Adult Application for Participation in Literacy in Disabilities Camp 2019 - 11/27/18
    Submit by February 8, 2019, for this Level 1 literacy camp in Annandale, Minnesota June 15-21, 2019. Receive unique instruction in strategies to support struggling readers and apply the instruction immediately with student campers.
  • Request for FY 2018 Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) - 9/24/18
    Request for FY 2018 Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) form
  •  - 9/24/18
    Mission, vision, guiding principles and values
  •  - 4/26/18
    Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) frequently asked questions
  • Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Allowable Expenses - 4/26/18
    Allowable expenses for Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS)funds
  • Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Mandatory Methodology Memo - 4/20/18
    Memo explaining Minnesota’s methodology for identifying districts that meet the threshold for significant disproportionality in special education and are required to set aside 15 percent of their Part B federal funds to provide CEIS.
  •  - 8/28/17
    Hyperlinked list of acronyms used in special education.
  • Minnesota Low Incidence Projects memo - 1/26/17
    memo to schools regarding low incidence projects - effective July 1, 2017