Selecting Public Agencies for Self-Assessment
The WDPI monitors approximately 440 local educational agencies, including independent 2r charter schools, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. In addition, WDPI monitors the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. These public agencies will be monitored during the current IDEA State Performance Plan cycle. One cohort is monitored each year beginning with the 2011-12 school year. Wisconsin’s public agencies have been divided into five cohorts, each cohort is representative of the state for pupil enrollment, areas of disability, gender, ethnicity and race. Public agencies with average daily membership of 50,000 or more participate in compliance monitoring activities each year. The procedural compliance self-assessment schedule appears in Appendix B. The schedule may be modified to permit priority scheduling of a public agency based on concerns identified by the WDPI special education team.
If you have questions about the self-assessment process that are not answered in this section or on the Self-Assessment Questions and Answers page, please submit your question by email.