School districts, educational cooperatives, open-enrollment charter schools, and state-operated educational programs are reminded of the importance of the upcoming Arkansas Public School Computer Network (APSCN) Cycle 4 data submission requirements for special education child count and special education personnel. APSCN Cycle 4 closes on December 15. The Arkansas Department of Education, Office of Special Education must report the data to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) by April 1. To assist special education programs in reporting the December 1 child count and personnel data accurately, a series of Web conferences, as outlined below, will be held.
A Web conference workshop on special education reporting via eSchool and MySped Resource for Cycle 4 fiscal year will be conducted in repeated sessions. Please note the dates and times below. Each session will last approximately one hour, and pre-registration is required. To register for a Web teleconference, go to https://arksped.ade.arkansas.gov/Applications/ASTIS/Login.aspx
These Webinars will be using ZOOM web conferencing system. See the attached instructions for joining a Zoom session. Please call 501-916-5863 for assistance.
Click here for Zoom link.
School Age Cycle 4 Requirements and Review
This session will cover School Age Cycle 4 reporting requirements for the school year & how to review the Cycle 4 data for submission. These events are for LEA supervisors & data entry personnel, new & returning.
Training Session Dates:
- School Age Sessions:
- November 15, 10:00 a.m.
- November 16, 10:00 a.m.
- State Agencies with Special Education Programs:
- Early Childhood:
In addition, to ensure the highest accuracy in data reporting to OSEP, the Office of Special Education provides districts an opportunity to review the December 1 child count and personnel data collected. Local educational agencies can review and modify the special education child count and personnel data through the MySped Resource Portal at https://arksped.ade.arkansas.gov/Applications/MySped/SignIn.aspx
The review period in MySped Resource is January 1- 31.