Intensive Level 1Local educational agencies that have been identified as Intensive Level 1 are required to participate in all three steps of the Compliance and Improvement Monitoring process. This is the home page for that Level.
If you have been identified as Intensive Level 1 in your March 14, 2022, Annual Determination Letter, you are required to participate in all three steps of the Compliance and Improvement Monitoring (CIM) process, with some activities conducted independently, some with the assistance and guidance of a technical assistance provider, and some under the California Department of Education's (CDE's) close supervision. The goal at the end of the monitoring period is to have a fully developed improvement plans that seeks to implement a high leverage activity that will improve outcomes for students with disabilities in the local educational agency (LEA).
The CDE identifies LEAs for level 1 intensive monitoring and support that are in the bottom 8-10 percent of LEAs for outcomes in Assessment, Placement and Student Engagement (Suspension and Attendance).
LEAs identified for level 1 intensive monitoring and support conduct some of the CIM process independently, some with the assistance and guidance of a Technical Assistance (TA) provider, and some under the CDE’s close supervision.
Your Support Team
Your support teams will include CDE Intensive Monitoring Staff and the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Improvement Leads TA Provider. Listed below is a link and contact information to your support team. As you continue to move through the CIM process you will
|Intensive Monitoring Unit||Contact Information|
|Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance (FMTA) I||Manager: Barbara Gaskin
Direct Telephone Number: 916-327-0865
Unit Telephone Number: 916-324-8898
|FMTA IV||Manager: Jack Brimhall
Direct Telephone Number: 916-445-1056
Unit Telephone Number: 916-445-9772
What am I Required to do?
|Task||Level of Support||Timeframe/Due Date|
|Attend or view the Instructional Webinar||Led by CDE||March 28 OR 29, 2022|
|Data Analysis||Assistance from a TA provider||April 2022|
|Complete the infrastructure analysis||Assistance from a TA provider||May 2022|
|Educational Benefit Review||Independently with CDE provided Tools||June 2022|
|Parent Input||Independently with Parent Survey||April–June 2022|
|Policies, Practices and Procedures Review||With Collaboration from CDE||May–June 2022|
|Root Cause Analysis||Assistance from a TA provider||August 2022|
|Prioritization||Assistance from a TA provider||September 2022|
|Initiative Inventory||Independently with Tools from your TA provider||September 2022|
|Theory of Action||Independently with Tools from your TA provider||October 2022|
|Plan||Assistance from a TA provider||November 1, 2022|
What Do I Need to Do First?
Go to the SIL website and register with your TA provider.
If there are any questions regarding the webinar recording, send an email to Intensivemonitoring@cde.ca.gov.