Services 

State Identified Priorities 

Universal Support to all LEAs in Region 

Consolidated LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP)

To ensure districts in the region have the professional learning and technical assistance to develop, implement, and monitor the CLIP.

General Supervision 

To ensure districts in the region have the professional learning and technical assistance to meet the requirements of IDEA.

Systemic Improvement for Graduation (SSIP/TSI/CSI)

To ensure districts in the region have the professional learning and technical assistance to select, implement, and monitor evidence-based practices with fidelity for increased graduation rates, increased literacy achievement and dropout prevention.

Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Students with Disabilities Proficiency

To ensure districts in the region have the professional learning and technical assistance to select, implement, and monitor EBP and EBI interventions and practices that effectively address students with disabilities and result in increased literacy and math performance on state assessments.

Transition and Post-Secondary Outcomes

To provide intensive technical assistance and professional learning to regional LEAs to increase special education teacher recruitment, retention, and improve school climate-related to educators of students with disabilities.

Equity, Efficacy, Excellence 

To provide intensive technical assistance and professional learning to regional LEAs to increase special education teacher recruitment, retention, and improve school climate-related to educators of students with disabilities. 

Intentional, Data-Driven Decision Making and Inclusive Leadership 

To ensure districts in the region have the professional learning and technical assistance to support improved systems of continuous improvement and increased inclusive leadership and school climate.

Assistive Technology

To ensure districts in the region have the professional learning and technical assistance to support the adoption and integration of assistive technology.

Tiered Academic Supports for Students with Disabilities ~ Special Designed Instruction, Literacy and Numeracy, Co-Teaching, Selecting Interventions Based Upon Data Analysis 

To ensure all districts in the region have the professional learning, technical assistance, and coaching to support high-quality instruction in Specially Designed Instruction, High Leverage Practices, Literacy and Numeracy for Students with Disabilities, and/or co-teaching. 

Collaborative Communities ~ Meetings to Support Special Education Directors with others to Support the Work 

To ensure districts in the region have professional learning and technical assistance to support collaboration through Collaborative Communities Meetings 

GNETS

To ensure districts in the region have the professional learning and technical assistance needed to support students returning to their home school district.  

Regionally Identified Priorities 

The Regional supports are more specific for local educational agencies and more intensive than Universal Supports for the state identified priorities.

Coordinated Early Intervening 
  • Technical Assistance will be provided to local districts that are identified by the state as being disproportionate and required to spend CCEIS funds.  TA provided with data analysis, selecting intervention(s), progress monitoring, etc if needed.  GLRS will monitor implementation of plans and provide feedback/support 3 or 4 times per year for 6 systems in Fy21

Transition and Post-Secondary Outcomes

East Central GLRS will provide technical assistance and collaboration with the Heart of Georgia Transition Alliance through attendance in the HGTA meetings, participation, and planning of collaborative events through the HGTA including conferences, job fairs, parent engagement activities to raise awareness and promote community transition services for students with disabilities. 

GLRS will provide professional learning and technical assistance on writing compliant and effective transition plans

Pilot a project to implement local transition councils 

Self Determination 
  • Training, coaching, and follow up support will be provided to identified districts in the area of self-determination instruction including ASPIRE and/or SDLMI

Behavior Support 

Training, coaching, and follow up on Functional Behavior Assessments, classroom management, and other issues related to Behavior (Trauma-Informed Care, Project Aware, CPI, Mindset), etc. 

Preschool Behavior training through a pre-school consortia 

Co-Teaching 
  • Content-Specific Co-teaching training, coaching, and follow up 

Local Consortium 
  • School Psychologist

  • Pre-school 

  • Assistive Technology

  • Moderate/Severe/Profound Intellectual Disabilities Teachers' Consortium 

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