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Utah Special Education Advisory Panel (USEAP)

The Utah Special Education Advisory Panel (USEAP) is an advisory panel appointed by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The focus of the panel is issues involving the education of students with disabilities.

Duties

  • Advise the State Education Agency on developing and implementing policies relating to collaboration with other agencies for services to students with disabilities.
  • Advise the State Education Agency on developing corrective action plans to address the findings identified in federal monitoring reports under Part B of IDEA.
  • Advise the State Education Agency on developing evaluations and reporting on data collection.
  • Advise the State Education Agency on eligible students with disabilities in prisons.
  • Advise the State Education Agency on unmet needs.
  • Comment publicly on any rules for regulations proposed by the state regarding the education of students with disabilities.

State Advisory Panel

2014-15 USEAP Priorities

  • Improving expectations regarding students with disabilities across all stakeholder groups
  • Supporting the instruction of students with disabilities in Utah CORE Standards or Essential Elements with focus on numeracy
  • School-to-post-school-transition planning
  • State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP)

January 15, 2015 Meeting
October 23, 2014 Meeting
July 10, 2014 Meeting
April 8, 2014 Meeting
February 11, 2014 Meeting
December 5, 2013 Meeting
September 19, 2013 Meeting
July 11, 2013 Meeting

2014-15 Meeting Dates

Annual Reports

New Member Information

Past Meetings

Procedures

Operating Procedures, revised 7/2013

Public Participation Procedures

Recommendations

Appeal to OSEP regarding FFY2010 APR Determination
Bullying
Essential Elements
Least Restrictive Behavior Interventions (LRBI)
Peer Tutoring Programs
School-to-Post School Transition
Seclusion and Restraint: School Administration and Local Law Enforcement
Standards-Based IEPs
Utah Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (UMTSS)

Resources

State Advisory Panel Webinar 10/5/12
What's the Advisory Panel/ICC role in Results Driven Accountability (RDA)?

State Advisory Panel Webinar 2/25/11
Parent's Guide to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act