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Supplemental Educational Services (SES) for Approved District Providers October 6, 2011 Title I Technical Assistance Session Ken Klau & Erica Adametz.

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1 Supplemental Educational Services (SES) for Approved District Providers October 6, 2011 Title I Technical Assistance Session Ken Klau & Erica Adametz

2 Agenda  Timeline of Events  Background Knowledge  Massachusetts’ Conflict of Interest Law  Student Enrollment  Q & A  Resources  Contact Information Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 2

3 Timeline of Events DateEvent 7/29ESE published the List of Schools that May or Will be Required to Offer NCLB School Choice or Supplemental Educational Services in SY /15Commissioner’s letters sent to Superintendents, Principals, and Title I Directors regarding preliminary Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results and Accountability Status 8/24SES Start-Up Memo #1 9/1FY12 SES contracts begin for approved providers 9/20Official release of AYP results to districts, schools, and the general public 9/26SES Start-Up Memo #2 Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 3

4 At this point in time, you should know…  Which schools in the district are required to offer SES  The number of students that can be served based on the district’s per-pupil amount  How the Conflict of Interest Law applies to district and external providers Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 4

5 Massachusetts’ Conflict of Interest Law (G.L. c. 268A)  As it applies to external providers  External providers cannot hire anyone from a district to work with students from that district  There are no exemptions available at this time to permit full-time teachers in a district to work with external providers approved to serve the district  As it applies to district providers  Separating student enrollment from teacher hiring  Including payment for SES under the teacher’s regular contract  Teachers cannot tutor their own students  Online resources  ESE:  State Ethics Commission:  Attorney of the Day at the State Ethics Commission  Telephone: (617) Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 5

6 Student Enrollment Guidelines  Participate in district Provider Fairs  Understand allowable uses of funds set aside for SES  Separate the roles of district SES program coordinator and overall SES program oversight Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 6

7 Q & A  Questions or Best Practices regarding:  Conflict of Interest Law  Student Enrollment  Health and Safety  Progress Reporting  How you run your District’s SES Program Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 7

8 Resources  List of Schools Required to Provide SES in  FY12 ( ) SES Per-Pupil Amounts and Provider Hourly Rates  Technical Assistance Handbook for District Administrators & SES Providers  Supplemental Educational Services (SES) and the Massachusetts Conflict of Interest Law  Sample Materials (learning plans, contract/agreements, policies) Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 8

9 Contact Information Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 9 Websitehttp://www.doe.mass.edu/ses Phone(781)


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