PA BSE Releases Memo to All LEAs Regarding 2019-20 Indicator 13 Requirements (July 6, 2019)

On Friday, July, 5, 2019 Pat Hozella, Interim Director of the PA Bureau of Special Education, disseminated a Penn*Link memo to all LEAs titled Indicator 13: What Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) Need to Know for Compliance Monitoring for Continuous Improvement (CMCI).

The memo stated that in response to the accountability requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004, Part B State Performance Plans, the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) will be providing a required training session for LEAs targeted for CMCI for the 2019-2020 school year.  The training will prepare LEAs for the requirements of compliance monitoring as it relates to secondary transition and to highlight effective practices in secondary transition. All targeted LEAs listed below, along with their transition support team, should participate in the upcoming training webinar. Team members may include any educational staff that are involved in the administration and supervision of special education programs (e.g., special education directors, building principals, transition coordinators, etc.).

The webinar will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Registration is available on PaTTAN’s website at For questions concerning the Indicator 13:  Ensuring Success and Compliance training, please contact Hillary Mangis, Educational Consultant at the PaTTAN Pittsburgh Office, at 800.446.5607, ext. 6878 or

The following LEAs are required to participate in this training:

 Avella Area SD, Bethlehem-Center SD, California Area SD, Urban Pathways K-5 College CS, Urban Pathways 6-12 CS, The New Academy CS, Manchester Academic CS, Urban Academy of Greater Pittsburgh CS, Allegheny Valley SD, Brentwood Borough SD, Chartiers Valley SD, Deer Lakes SD, McKeesport Area SD, Mt. Lebanon SD, Penn Hills SD, Pine-Richland SD, West Allegheny SD, West Mifflin Area SD, Propel CS-Northside, Penn Hills CS of Entrepreneurship, Young Scholars of Western Pennsylvania CS, Propel CS-East, Propel CS-McKeesport, Westinghouse Arts Academy CS, Farrell Area SD, Greenville Area SD, Grove City Area SD, Wilmington Area SD, Fairview SD, Penncrest SD, Erie Rise Leadership Academy CS, Clarion-Limestone Area SD, Forest Area SD, Keystone SD, Union SD, Burrell SD, Greensburg Salem SD, Monessen City SD, Penn-Trafford SD, Yough SD, Blacklick Valley SD, Conemaugh Township Area SD, Penn Cambria SD, Shade-Central City SD, Tussey Mountain SD, Windber Area SD, HOPE for Hyndman CS, Oswayo Valley SD, Curwensville Area SD, Glendale Area SD, Young Scholars of Central PA CS, Southern Fulton SD, Southern Huntingdon County SD, Stone Valley Community CS, Chambersburg Area SD, Dover Area SD, Red Lion Area SD, Waynesboro Area SD, York Suburban SD, Greencastle-Antrim SD, Upper Adams SD, York Academy Regional CS, Crispus Attucks CS, Annville-Cleona SD, Donegal SD, Elizabethtown Area SD, Hempfield SD, Manheim Township SD, Warwick SD, La Academia Partnership CS, Governor Mifflin SD, Hamburg Area SD, Oley Valley SD, I-LEAD CS, Halifax Area SD, Harrisburg City SD, Lower Dauphin SD, Middletown Area SD, Danville Area SD, Milton Area SD, Shikellamy SD, Susq-Cyber CS, Jersey Shore Area SD, Southern Tioga SD, Wellsboro Area SD, Lake-Lehman SD, Tunkhannock Area SD, Riverside SD, Wayne Highlands SD, Delaware Valley SD, East Stroudsburg Area SD, Northampton Area SD, Easton Arts Academy Elementary CS, Northwestern Lehigh SD, Allentown City SD, Arts Academy CS, Bristol Borough SD, Centennial SD, Central Bucks SD, Council Rock SD, Palisades SD, Pennsbury SD, Springfield Township SD, Coatesville Area SD, Great Valley SD, Oxford Area SD, Collegium CS, Penn-Delco SD, Ridley SD, Springfield SD, Philadelphia Learning Network 10, Philadelphia Learning Network 11, Philadelphia Learning Network 12, Philadelphia Learning Network 13, Philadelphia Learning Network Acceleration, Lindley Academy CS at Birney, Mastery CS-Clymer Elementary, Mastery CS-Gratz Campus, Olney CHS, Alliance For Progress CS, Inquiry CS, Eugenio Maria De Hostos CS, Freire CS, MAST Community CS, Mastery Prep Elementary CS, Math Civics & Sciences CS, Preparatory CS of Mathematics Science Tech & Careers, Universal Audenried CS, Universal Institute CS, Universal Vare CS, Young Scholars CS, Aliquippa SD, Beaver Area SD, Riverside Beaver County SD, Western Beaver County SD, Apollo-Ridge SD, Purchase Line SD, United SD, Blue Mountain SD, Pottsville Area SD, Saint Clair Area SD, Williams Valley SD, Gillingham CS.