Training: Program Monitoring

Training Videos

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) provides the following online training videos related to the monitoring process. These presentations contain guidance for completing a comprehensive review for each of the specified topic areas as well as "Skinny" Total Special Education System development and instruction for use of the Minnesota Continuous Improvement Process: Self-Review (MNCIMP:SR).

Continuing education units (CEU) for online MDE trainings are available! To request CEUs, complete our Request for Teacher CEU form and submit it to MDE.

Entering Data in MNCIMP:SR
This session provides training that will enable you to efficiently access and navigate the MNCIMP system; learn more about update and report options; and understand the process for completing surveys during your monitoring cycle.

Skinny Total Special Education System (TSES) Guidance
Each administrative unit is required to have a TSES plan for providing special education instruction and related services. This session provides guidance for completion of a TSES plan in Skinny TSES format.

Training Modules for Secondary Transition (one CEU)
This training is broken into three modules. You must complete all three modules to receive one CEU.
  • Special Education 101 - 9/14/18
  •  - 8/31/16

Part B

We are currently updating our Part B training videos and plan to make them available as soon as possible.

Part C

We are currently updating our Part C training videos and plan to make them available as soon as possible.

Training Resources

The following links contain documents that accompany annual record review compliance training.
Content standards (CS) as well as highlights are included for Parts B and C.
We are currently updating our Part C training videos and plan to make them available by early fall.

Part B – Timelines for Special Education Requirements
Part B – Evaluation/Re-evaluation and Eligibility Requirements for Special Education
Part B – Notification of Evaluation and Programming
Part B – Individual Education Program (IEP), Individual Interagency Intervention Plan (IIIP)

Part C – Timelines for Special Education Requirements
Part C – Evaluation, Eligibility and Assessment
Part C – Notification of Evaluation and Programming
Part C – Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP)

Hand Takes Notes While Speaker Writes on Board in Background
Specialized Training for Education Professionals

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