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.
Minnesota's Olmstead PlanMinnesota’s Olmstead Plan is a broad series of key activities our state must accomplish to ensure people with disabilities are living, learning, working, and enjoying life in the most integrated setting. The plan will help achieve a better Minnesota because it will help Minnesotans with disabilities have better opportunities. Learn more about Minnesota's Olmstead Plan.
early childhood presentation - 12/6/19
early childhood presentation
dually identified students presentation - 12/5/19
dually identified students presentation
alternate assessment presentation - 12/4/19
alternate assessment presentation
secondary transition presentation - 12/3/19
secondary transition presentation
Inclusive Schools Week 2019 - 11/26/19
Governor Walz's proclamation of December 2-9, 2019 as Inclusive Schools Week in Minnesota
overviews, data, goals and contacts for division programs
Special Education Fact Sheet - 8/27/19
Special Education Division foundation statements, outcome data, goals and service eligibility
Minnesota Low Incidence Projects memo - 4/29/19
memo to schools regarding low incidence projects - effective April 2019
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.
Mission, vision, guiding principles and values
Hyperlinked list of acronyms used in special education.