You Should Know - Speech Improvement

SESIS

Latest information on the SESIS arbitration

Time for SESIS


Know your rights

Know your rights Q&A for speech teachers

How to handle a summons

Principal's Weekly on mandated services and ramifications for not providing services

Professional activities and administrative duties — answers to your questions

Retention and excessing rights

School coverages

Shortage area procedures and processes

Tenure and ratings

 

Other issues

Evaluations
As a rule, speech teachers do not have the time to provide complete initial evaluations at their schools.

Speech and Language Progress Reports

The DOE requires that students receiving related services must be re-evaluated every three years to assess whether they still need those services. Here are answers to common questions about preparing these "triennial examinations" for students in your caseload.


DOE documents

Principal's Weekly on mandated services and ramifications for not providing services

Related services: Frequency, duration and location of related services (2010 memo)

Random Moment Time Study
Members may receive an email asking them to provide information about their activities at a particular point in time. Learn more about the purpose of this email and what you are expected to do.

Reminders about Special Education Service Providers, Principals’ Weekly, Dec. 11, 2003
Please be reminded that Special Education Teacher Support Services and Related Services (e.g., speech, counseling) are legally mandated services for students with disabilities that are necessary to support their progress in schools.

Children First Reforms in Special Education, effective July 1, 2007
This correspondence provides updated information regarding the evaluation and placement of students with disabilities and students suspected of being disabled and also serves as a reminder regarding current practice for evaluation processes and IEP Team meetings. UFT summary of the DOE memo is attached as page 1.

Related Services: Frequency, Duration, and Location of Related Services, May 26, 2010
This correspondence provides updated information regarding the frequency, duration and location of related services.

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