Goals & Progress

RSD's Special Education department has worked to align its goals with the district strategic plan. This has allowed for greater focus with staff and transparency with stakeholders. Data entered into the goals table below will be updated as indicated by measurement frequency. Data will be entered in the Special Education Action Step Progress spreadsheet annually.

Special Education Action Step Progress

Special Education Goals Data Table

Updated August 2023

Strategic Plan Priority Goal Measurement 2022- 23 2023- 24
Academic Success

Goal Area: Professional Development

Goal: Increase the number of Professional Development offerings regarding service delivery to our students. Topics include but are not limited to, Transition, Assistive Technology, Inclusive Practices, SEL and ESY. Professional Development opportunities will increase from 457 hours to 700 hours as measured by the number of clock hours earned.

Frequency: monthly

• Number of staff trained.
• Total hours of professional development.

Number of Staff Trained: 213

Total Hours of Professional Development: 457

Academic Success

Goal Area: Co-Teaching

Goal: Expand access to co-taught classrooms as a part of the continuum of services as measured by the number of classroom offerings or sections at each level.

Frequency: quarterly

Measurement: number of co-taught sections

Middle School: 4 sections

High School: 21 sections

Academic Success

Goal Area: Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Goal: Grow the understanding and utilization of UDL practices throughout the district by increasing the number of staff who have been trained in UDL strategies and have accessed coaching specific to UDL. This will be measured by the number of participants in All Kids Every Day (AKE) cohorts and coaching cycles.

Frequency: quarterly

Measurement: Staff Completing AKE by cohort

Year 1: 25
Year 2: 19

# of UDL Coaching Cycles: 2

Academic Success

Goal Area: Multi Tiered System of Support (MTSS)

Goal: Increase the progress towards a district-wide system of support as measured by the completion of an Action Plan around MTSS and District Capacity Assessment (DCA). The DCA is an action assessment designed to help educational district leaders and staff better align resources with intended outcomes and develop action plans to support the use of effective innovations. The DCA has 27 items with a max score on each item of 2.

Frequency: annually

Measurement: DCA Scores

March 2022: 8

March 2023: 22

Academic Success

Goal Area: Least Restrict Environment (LRE)

Goal: Increase our percentage of students with an IEP who are served in general education for 80% of their day or more from 64.3% to 65.3% by April of 2024. This will be measured by monthly apportionment count.

Frequency: monthly

Measurement: Monthly OSPI P223 Report

2022-2023: 64% June 2023: 64%
Academic Success; Accountability

Goal Area: Individual Education Plans (IEP's)

Goal: Improve the alignment of student needs and IEP goals through the use of Goalbook as a fidelity tool. Goalbook usage data will be used to monitor improvement in this area. Goalbook is an online tool-kit that guides staff through the development of a high quality statement of a student’s present levels of functioning and provides support in developing appropriate IEP goals. We are currently in year 2 of implementing Goalbook in the district.

Frequency: Quarterly

Measurement: Goalbook Usage

Active Accounts: 77

# of Developed Present Levels: 278

Viewed Learning Goal Pages: 1430

Academic Success; Community Engagement

Goal Area: Assistive Technology (AT)

Goal: Increase access to Assistive Technology for our students through Professional Development and support by holding monthly AT Team Meetings and providing PD to staff and community.

Frequency: Quarterly

Measurement: PD Opportunities

AT Team Meetings: 6

Staff PD Opportunities: 3

Community Opportunities: 1

Academic Success

Goal Area: Transition Services

Goal: Increase staff and community knowledge regarding Post Secondary Transition through Professional Development and community outreach as measured by number of PD opportunities and community outreach events.

Frequency: Quarterly

Measurement: PD Opportunities

Staff: 2

Community: 0

Well-Being; Accountability 

Goal Area: Accountability

Goal: Improve accountability to stakeholder support, professional development, and services to students, staff, and families as measured by end of the year survey data. Baseline will be determined by the Fall culture survey.

Frequency: Annually

Measurement: Survey Questions-Strongly Agree + Agree (112 responses)

I feel my student's IEP is being followed: 71%

The IEP team has high expectations for my student and believes in their success: 74.3%

Community Engagement

Goal Area: Community Engagement

Goal: Improve relationships with stakeholders through consistent communication and family engagement opportunities as measured by annual survey data and family/community engagement opportunities.

Frequency: Annually

Measurement: Survey Questions-Strongly Agree + Agree (112 responses)

If I have questions or concerns about my student's IEP, I know who to contact: 85%  

Goal Area: Data

Goal: Improve data collection and data monitoring for our students with disabilities by analyzing academic assessment, School Wide Information System data, and Goalbook usage. This will be accomplished through quarterly data meetings. The commitment is to increase from 2 meetings per year to 4 meetings per year.

Frequency: Quarterly

Measurement: meetings

Meeting Dates: January and June