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Targeted Level 2

Local educational agencies that have been identified as Targeted Level 2 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 Targeted Level 2 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 with California Department of Education (CDE) support. The goal at the end of the monitoring period to have a fully developed improvement plan that seeks to implement a high leverage activity that will improve outcomes for students with disabilities in the local educational agency (LEA) in the area of disproportionality.

The CDE identifies LEAs for level 2 targeted monitoring that are in year one of Disproportionality. LEAs identified for level 2 targeted monitoring and support will conduct most of their monitoring independently. The LEA will conduct an independent data drill down and review of the procedural compliance elements associated with the targets or areas in need of review, using templates provided by CDE.

Your Support Team

Your support teams will include CDE Monitoring Staff and the Equity, Disproportionality and Design Technical Assistance (TA) Provider.

TA Provider

Equity, Disproportionality and Design ( ED&D) External link opens in new window or tab.

CDE Staff

Targeted Monitoring Unit Contact Information
FMTA II Manager: Donna DeMartini
Direct Telephone Number: 916-327-3696
Unit Telephone Number: 916-445-4632
Email: DDeMartini@cde.ca.gov
FMTA III Manager: James Johnson
Direct Telephone Number: 916-327-4218
Unit Telephone Number: 916-327-6966
Email: JamJohns@cde.ca.gov

What am I Required to do?

Task Level of Support Timeframe/Due Date
Attend or view the Instructional Webinar Led by CDE March 24, 2022, at 3 p.m.
Data Analysis Assistance from a TA provider April 2022
Complete the Infrastructure Analysis Optional May 2022
Parent Input Optional with Parent Survey April–June 2022
Policies, Practices and Procedures Review Independently with guidance from CDE May–June 2022
Root Cause Analysis Assistance from a TA provider August 2022
Prioritization Optional with your TA provider September 2022
Initiative Inventory Optional with your TA provider September 2022
Theory of Action Optional with your TA provider October 2022
Plan Assistance from a TA provider November 1, 2022

What Do I Need to Do First?

Go to the ED&D website and register with your TA provider.

Register for the instructional webinar on March 24, 2022, at 3 p.m. To receive webinar registration information send an email to Targetedmonitoring@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Special Education Division | 916-445-4613
Last Reviewed: Monday, March 14, 2022
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