VESID Key Actions for 2007-08

  • Direct TA resources to IDEA-identified districts

  • Contracts for Excellence prioritize students in greatest need, including students with disabilities

  • Focus TA on improving core instructional practices

  • Identify successful schools

  • Establish statewide Response to Intervention (RtI) Technical Assistance Center (TAC)

  • Provide grants to districts to implement RtI programs

  • Explore the development of Career and Technology Education (CTE) program options for students with disabilities to decrease dropout rates

Keynote by R. Cort, 10/3/07