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NUMBER DATE TITLE PROGRAM
M078-11 12/19/11
+ Information regarding the 2011–2013 Energy Operational Savings Project Grants

The intent of this bulletin is to alert districts of important changes to the 2011-2013 Energy Operational Savings Project Grants.

School Facilities and Organization
M077-11 12/14/11
+ Reporting of Selected Program Expenditures for the 2010–2011 Fiscal Year

The purpose of this memorandum is to request certain information on 2010–2011 fiscal year program expenditures from educational service districts (ESDs) and school districts.

School Apportionment and Financial Services
M076-11 12/06/11
+ Federal Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Recognition Program

The Superintendent of Public Instruction is announcing that applications are now open for the federal U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Recognition Program.

Teaching & Learning
M075-11 12/09/11
+ Collection of Evidence Electronic Submission (eCOE)

The purpose of this memorandum is to inform school districts and schools about the transition from paper-based Collection of Evidence (COE) submissions to electronic Collection of Evidence (eCOE) submissions.

Assessment and Student Information
M074-11 12/02/11
+ 2011 Washington Achievement Index Data Review

In 2009, the Washington State Legislature asked the State Board of Education (SBE) to create an accountability index (hereafter called the Achievement Index) that would complement the federal Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) system.

Communications
M073-11 12/05/11
+ High School Students–Postsecondary Credit Opportunities (Launch Year Program)

As included in ESSHB 1808, High School Students–Postsecondary Credit Opportunities, which passed during the 62nd Legislative regular session in April 2011 and as codified in RCW 28A.230.130 (3), provides that within existing resources, all public high schools in the state shall...

Secondary Education & School Improvement
M072-11 12/05/11
+ 2012 History Teacher of the Year Program Statewide Call for Nominations

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction is calling for nominations for the 2012 History Teacher of the Year Award.

Teaching and Learning
M071-11 12/01/11
+ Washington State-Funded Education Leadership Intern Program Application

It is the intent of the Washington State-Funded Education Leadership Intern Program to provide funds to public school districts for the partial release time of district employees participating in an administrative intern program (superintendent, principal, or program administrator) with an appropriate mentor.

  • M071-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach 1 - Leadership Intern Program 2012 Application Form SPI 1651
  • Attach 2 - Application Packet Checklist

Student Support
M070-11 11/23/11
+ 2012 School District Levy Authority

Attached is a listing of the 2012 calendar year excess general fund maintenance and operation levy authority for those school districts headquartered in your county.

School Apportionment and Financial Services
M069-11 12/12/11
+ Mathematics Item Writing, End-of-Course Exams

Washington teachers have a tremendous professional development opportunity available for them in an upcoming mathematics item writing workshop.

Assessment and Student Information
M068-11 11/02/11
+ 2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

The Superintendent of Public Instruction is announcing that nominations are now open for the 2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Communications
M067-11 11/07/11
+ Enrollment Options Informational Guide (Learning by Choice)

As required by RCW 28A.225.290, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) publishes Learning by Choice every year. This guide outlines the various enrollment options for parents/guardians and students.

Secondary Education and School Improvement
M066-11 11/03/11
+ Federal Communications Commission (FCC) changes in requirements for the VHF/UHF Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has changed the requirements for the VHF/UHF spectrum that many school district radio systems utilize.

Student Transportation
M065-11 11/22/11
+ 2011–12 School Year, Required Student Transportation Operations Winter Reports

This memorandum provides information for all required school district and educational service district (ESD) student transportation operations reports.

  • M065-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach 1 - General Instructions for the Student Transportation Operations Report
  • Attach 2 - Detailed Guidance for the Student Transportation Operations Report
  • Form 1 – SPI 1022A School Bus Route and Bus Stop Location Form (optional)
  • Form 2 – SPI 1022CM District Car Mileage Log (optional)
  • Form 3 – SPI 1022CS District Car Student Count Form (optional)
  • Form 4 – SPI 1022A School Bus Route and Bus Stop Location Form (optional)

Student Transportation
M064-11 10/21/11
+ Common Core State Standards Public Forums, November 3 & 15, 2011

Following the 2011 Legislative Session, the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in mathematics and English language arts were formally adopted as Washington’s revised K–12 learning standards in those subjects.

Teaching and Learning
M063-11 10/24/11
+ 2012 Washington Classified School Employee of the Year

The Superintendent of Public Instruction is calling for nominations for the 2012 Washington Classified School Employee of the Year.

Communications
M062-11 10/14/11
+ Call for Middle School and Junior High School Student Teams

The School of the Future Design Competition (SOFC) is an annual event hosted by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) that represents architects, school facility planners and managers.

School Facilities and Organization
M061-11 10/14/11
+ School Bus Inspection Results, 2010–11 School Year

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Commercial Vehicle Division conducts required inspections of all public school buses owned and operated by school districts or operated under a contract to provide student transportation services to a school district.

Student Transportation
M060-11 10/17/11
+ 2011-12 Annual Data Collection Plan

This memorandum is to notify school districts the 2011-12 Annual Data Collection Plan is now available at http://www.k12.wa.us/DataAdmin/.

Information Technology Services
M059-11 10/13/11
+ Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Permit to Transport and Possess Red Swamp Crayfish for School Curriculum Use

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has issued a limited permit to transport and possess red swamp crayfish for school science curriculum use from September 7, 2011 to June 30, 2012.

  • M059-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach - DFW Letter, Permit, and Study Plan

Teaching and Learning
M058-11 10/14/11
+ Granting Credit for Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Approved Online Courses

The Washington State Legislature passed a bill that impacts how school districts award credit for online courses.

Student Support
M057-11 10/24/11
+ Released Offender Notification to School District Boards of Directors via District Superintendents by Department of Corrections beginning July 22, 2011

Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5428, enacted in the 2011 Regular Session of the Washington State Legislature and signed into law by the Governor, amends RCW 72.09 relating to notification to school districts and the release of certain offenders; and adding a new section to chapter 72.09 RCW.

Learning and Teaching Support
M056-11 09/30/11 Student Support
M055-11 09/30/11
+ Early Learning Developmental Guidelines: Birth through 3rd Grade - Public Draft Available for Input through October 27, 2011

The Department of Early Learning (DEL), in partnership with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and Thrive by Five Washington, would like your input on the draft of the Washington State Early Learning and Developmental Guidelines: Birth through 3rd Grade.

Teaching and Learning
M054-11 10/03/11
+ Post-Collision School Bus Inspections

Frequently at the scene of a school bus collision, school transportation staff as well as local law enforcement agencies find there is some confusion about the role of the Washington State Patrol, Commercial Vehicle Division (WSP–CVD) in the processing of a collision at the scene and afterwards.

Student Transportation
M053-11 10/03/11
+ School Bus Safety Week, October 17–21, 2011; School Zone Safety Patrol Mini-Grants

This year’s National School Bus Safety Week is October 17–21, 2011.

Student Transportation
M052-11 09/28/11
+ Unexcused Absence Definition

As required in the 2011-13 Biennial Operating Budget (2ESHB 1087, (Section 501(1)(a)(v)), the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) transmitted a statewide standard definition for an unexcused absence to the Legislature. The budget law further requires that beginning no later than January 1, 2012 districts shall report absence data by school using this definition.

  • M052-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach - Statewide Definition of Excused and Unexcused Daily Absences

Policy and Planning
M051-11 09/15/11
+ School Bus Driver Compliance Report, School Year 2011–12

Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-144-160 requires school districts to annually evaluate each authorized driver for continuing compliance with the provisions of chapter 392-144 WAC.

  • M051-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach 1 - Instructions
  • Form 1 - SPI 1799 School Bus Driver Compliance Report, School Year 2011–12

Student Transportation
M049-11 09/02/11
+ Running Start Enrollment Reporting for 2011–12 School Year

This memorandum provides instructions to community and technical colleges and to Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University, Evergreen State College, Northwest Indian College, and Washington State University, if participating, for reporting high school students enrolled under the Running Start program (RCW 28A.600.300 through 28A.600.400).

School Apportionment and Financial Services
M048-11 09/02/11
+ Institutional Enrollment Reporting for 2011–12 School Year (Report Form SPI E-672)

This memorandum provides instructions for reporting student enrollment in the following institutional education programs: Residential Habilitation Centers, State (JRA) Long-Term Juvenile Institutions, State Operated Group Homes, County Juvenile Detention Centers, Department of Corrections’ Facilities, County or City Adult Jails

School Apportionment and Financial Services
M047-11 09/01/11
+ Expansion of Navigation 101 Program

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has made excellent progress in our mission to ensure that each and every secondary school student in the state of Washington is supported fully in his or her career and college readiness.

Secondary Education and School Improvement
M046-11 08/31/11
+ Biology Instructional Course Supports

Teaching & Learning and Assessment & Student Information staff at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) are collaborating around a robust system of science supports for the anticipated biology end-of-course exam.

Teaching and Learning, Assessment and Student Information
M045-11 08/31/11
+ 2011–12 Observances of Constitution and Citizenship Day, Veterans Day, Temperance and Good Citizenship Day, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This notice provides K–12 teachers and administrators in the state of Washington with suggested resources for observing Constitution and Citizenship Day, Veterans Day, Temperance and Good Citizenship Day, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Teaching and Learning
M044-11 08/18/11
+ Running Start Programs in the High Schools: Clarification

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide an overview of essential elements of a Running Start partnership between local school districts and colleges/universities, as well as to offer guidance to inform conversations between such parties seeking to expand Running Start opportunities offered in high schools.

Secondary Education and School Improvement, School Apportionment and Financial Services
M043-11 08/18/11
+ Direct Funding to Technical Colleges for High School Students for 2011–12 School Year

This memorandum informs technical colleges of the requirements for receiving direct state funding for high school students enrolled under an interlocal agreement with a school district.

School Apportionment and Financial Services
M041-11 08/26/11
+ Access to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Approved Online Courses

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (OSPI) Digital Learning Department (DLD) provides a catalog and registration system featuring the online course offerings from approved Multidistrict Online Course Providers.

Student Support
M040-11 08/17/11
+ Cohort Calculation of Graduation Results, 2009–10 and 2010–11

The U.S. Department of Education issued guidance regarding the required implementation of Title I graduation rate calculations on October 29, 2008.

Assessment and Student Information
M039-11 08/16/11
+ Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) Orientation

Beginning in the 2011–12 school year, funding for student transportation operations will be distributed using the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS).

Student Transportation
M038-11 08/09/11
+ School Facilities Repair Needs Project Report

School Facilities and Organization, at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), released a survey to school districts requesting updated data on school facility repair needs.

School Facilities and Organization
M037-11 08/08/11
+ Soliciting Applications for the Teacher and Principal Evaluation Pilot ESD Regional Implementation Consortia Grants

This notice provides information to superintendents, teachers, principals, and other administrators regarding the application process and deadlines for the Teacher/Principal Evaluation Pilot (TPEP) ESD Regional Implementation Consortia Grant Program created to support Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 6696 (E2SSB 6696), which was signed into law on March 29, 2010.

K-12 Education
M036-11 08/05/11
+ Grant Carryover for ARRA Grants Ending September 30, 2011

This memo is to inform you we are extending the budget grant period until the end of September for the following ARRA programs:

  • M036-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach 1 - Worksheet for Education Technology – Formula
  • Attach 2 - Worksheet for Education Technology – Teach-Learn 21st Century
  • Attach 3 - Worksheet for Education Technology – Technical Assistance
  • Attach 4 - Worksheet for Homeless
  • Attach 5 - Worksheet for Special Education – Regular
  • Attach 6 - Worksheet for Special Education – Preschool
  • Attach 7 - Worksheet for State Fiscal Stabilization Funds
  • Attach 8 - Worksheet for Title I
  • Attach 9 - Worksheet for Title I – Neg/Del

Grants Management
M035-11 08/01/11
+ Update on Washington State Civil Rights Laws: Discrimination Prohibited in Washington Public Schools

The Equity and Civil Rights office at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is responsible for monitoring and providing technical assistance to Washington public schools for compliance with state and federal civil rights laws.

  • M035-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach - Discrimination Complaint and Appeal Procedures

Equity and Civil Rights
M034-11 07/26/11
+ Traffic Safety Education Programs Administering Licensing Exams

The purpose of this memorandum is to inform school districts of new legislation that will allow districts to administer driver licensing exams through the district’s approved Traffic Safety Education (TSE) program.

  • M034-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach - ESHB 1635 - Driver Licensing Offices - Customer Wait Times

Student Transportation
M033-11 07/26/11
+ School Bus Stop Violation Camera Systems

The purpose of this memorandum is to inform school districts of new specifications being developed for the school bus stop violation camera systems.

  • M033-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach - SSB 5540 - School Buses-Safety Cameras

Student Transportation
M032-11 07/01/11
+ Value of Commodities Shipped Report

The annual Value of Commodities Shipped Report is provided for your information and summarizes the total value of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) foods shipped to your district during the 2010–11 school year for the National School Lunch Program.

Child Nutrition Services
M031-11 07/25/11
+ Application for High School Biology Performance Level Descriptors and Standard Setting Committee

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Science Assessment Office is preparing to articulate new Performance Level Descriptors (PLDs) and determine levels of proficiency through Standards Setting for high school biology.

Assessment and Student Information
M030-11 07/20/11
+Migrant Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

The federal McKinney-Vento Act details the duties of local school districts to identify and serve children and youth who are experiencing homelessness.

Learning and Teaching Support
M029-11 07/07/11
+ Funding Opportunity for School Facility Urgent Repair Projects

The Washington Urgent Repair Grant program has been allocated $5,000,000 by the 2011 Legislature for nonrecurring costs associated with school facility repairs and renovations necessary for unforeseen health and safety needs.

School Facilities and Organization
M028-11 07/12/11
+ Adequate Yearly Progress Policies and Results

This memorandum explains the changes to the state’s adequate yearly progress (AYP) policies that were approved by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to be used to calculate the 2011 AYP results.

Special Programs, Secondary Education, School Improvement, and Federal Accountability
M027-11 06/30/11
+ Private School Participation in Title II, Part A Statewide Activities

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is providing equitable participation activities to all State Board of Education approved private schools under the Title II, Part A Teacher and Principal Quality program.

  • M027-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach - Title II Part A State-Level Activity Program for Private Schools Timeline

Title II, Part A
M026-11 06/22/11
+ Funding Opportunity for School Facility Small Repair and Energy Projects

This memorandum announces two school construction grant opportunities for the 2011-2013 biennium.

Facilities and Organization
M025-11 06/22/11
+ 2011 Title I, Part A Academic Achievement Award Program

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is pleased to accept nominations and applications for the 2011 Title I, Part A Academic Achievement Award Program.

  • M025-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach C - 2011 Title I, Part A Academic Achievement Award Application

Title I/LAP & Consolidated Program Review
M024-11 06/22/11
+ 2011 Title I, Part A Distinguished Schools Award Program

Applications are currently being sought for the 2011 Washington State Title I, Part A Distinguished Schools Award.

  • M024-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach A - 2011 Title I, Part A Distinguished Schools Award Program Application

Title I/LAP & Consolidated Program Review
M023-11 05/31/11
+ Office for Civil Rights “Dear Colleague” letter, Information on the Rights of All Children to Enroll in School

This notice is to provide school administrators in the state of Washington information regarding the recently released “Dear Colleague Letter” from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division regarding the rights of all children to enroll in school.

Equity and Civil Rights
M022-11 05/31/11
+ Updated Guidelines for Implementation of School Employee Training on HIV/AIDS and Other Bloodborne Pathogens

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, in consultation with the Department of Health, is required to develop course content for training of school employees on HIV/AIDS and other bloodborne pathogens.

Learning and Teaching Support
M021-11 05/25/11
+ National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Targeted High Needs Initiative Take One! Professional Development Opportunity

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) offers Take One! to candidates working in high needs schools throughout the country through a funding source called Targeted High Needs Initiative (THNI).

K-12 Education
M020-11 05/20/11
+ Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WaKIDS) Intent to Voluntarily Participate in the 2011–12 School Year

Office of Superintendent and Public Instruction (OSPI) is requesting to be notified of districts’ intent to voluntarily participate in the Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WaKIDS) in the 2011–12 school year.

Assessment and Student Information
M019-11 05/17/11
+ Traffic Safety Education Program Approval Application;
Traffic Safety Education Request for Validation Stickers;
Continuing Education Requirements for Traffic Safety Instructors

Public and private schools intending to offer Traffic Safety Education (TSE) are required, under WAC 392-153-014, to apply annually to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for program approval.

  • M019-11 - Memoranda
  • Form 1 - Traffic Safety Education Application for Program Approval, FORM SPI/TSE M-365
  • Form 2 - Traffic Safety Education Request for Validation Stickers, FORM SPI/TSE 3009

Student Transportation
M018-11 04/13/11
+ Request for Nomination and Application for Mathematics End-of-Course Exams and Science Grades 5 and 8 Assessments Standard Setting

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction is in need of 120 people to form two mathematics and two science committees to develop recommendations for new performance standards.

Assessment and Student Information
M017-11 04/28/11
+ Soliciting Nominations for the 2011 Daniel J. Evans Civic Education Award Program

This notice is to provide K–12 teachers and administrators in the state of Washington information regarding the nomination processes and deadlines for the 2011 Daniel J. Evans Civic Education Award Program.

Teaching and Learning
M016-11 04/12/11
+ Private Schools Summer Conference

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is pleased to sponsor the second annual Private Schools Summer Conference, June 20–21 and repeated session June 22–23, 2011 in partnership with Seattle Pacific University’s Center for Professional Education and June 28–29 at Gonzaga University’s School of Education.

Special Programs and Federal Accountability
M015-11 04/12/11
+ New Teacher Quality Data Collection Report Tool and Training Opportunities

This memorandum provides information about the development of a new highly qualified teacher (HQT) data collection tool for district reporting in the 2011–12 school year.

Title II, Part A
M014-11 04/29/11
+ Private School Annual Approval for 2011–12 School Year

Each spring, the chief administrators of private schools seeking State Board of Education approval for the following school year must file a State Standards Certificate of Compliance with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

Student Support
M013-11 05/13/11
+ Seamless Summer Feeding Program Application

Attached is the application packet and information regarding the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Seamless Summer Feeding Program (SP) for children.

  • M013-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach A - Instructions for Completing the SP Application
  • Attach B - Seamless Summer Feeding Program Agreement
  • Attach C - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach D - Sample Media Release Cover Letter
  • Attach E - Sample Media Release for Open Sites

Child Nutrition Services
M012-11 05/31/11
+ Simplified Summer Food Program for Returning Sponsors

The information contained in this memorandum is for sponsors who operated a summer meal program in 2010 and intend to participate in the Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP) this summer.

  • M012-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach 1 - Instructions
  • Attach 2 - Simplified Summer Food Program Checklist for Returning Sponsors
  • Attach 3 - Simplified Summer Food Program Agreement Between Sponsor and OSPI
  • Attach 4 - Food Distribution Program Application
  • Attach 5 - Procurement Standards
  • Attach 6 - 15-Point Amendment to Food Service Agreement
  • Attach 7 - School Districts Currently Contracting with a Food Service Management Company
  • Attach 8 - Certification Regarding Lobbying Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 9 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 10 - Statewide Vendor Registration and Direct Deposit Authorization
  • Attach 11 - Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification
  • Attach 12 - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 13 - Field Trip Notification
  • Attach 14 - Free Meal Policy Statement (Open Sites Only)
  • Attach 15 - Free Meal Policy Statement (Enrolled Sites and Residential Camps Only)
  • Attach 16 - Letter to Parents
  • Attach 17 - Confidential Income Statement For Camps and Enrolled Sites
  • Attach 18 - Income Guidelines
  • Attach 19 - General Guidance for Determining Eligibility of Confidential Income Statements
  • Attach 20 - Sample Media Releases for Open Sites and Closed Enrolled Sites
  • Attach 21 - Prototype Health Inspector Letter
  • Attach 22 - Field Trip Fax Notification
  • Attach 23 - Sample Agreement Disclosure of Free and Reduced-Price Information Agreement

Child Nutrition Services
M011-11 04/19/11
+ Simplified Summer Food Program for New Sponsors

The information contained in this memorandum is for sponsors who intend to participate in the Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP) this summer.

  • M011-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach 1 - New Sponsor Instructions for Completing the SSFP Agreement and Application
  • Attach 2 - Simplified Summer Food Program Checklist for New Sponsors
  • Attach 3 - Simplified Summer Food Program Agreement Between Sponsor and OSPI
  • Attach 4 - Simplified Summer Food Program Questionnaire for New Sponsors
  • Attach 5 - Simplified Summer Food Program Sponsor Application
  • Attach 6 - Simplified Summer Food Program Site Application
  • Attach 7 - Worksheet for Calculating SSFP Budget
  • Attach 8 - Simplified Summer Food Program Budget
  • Attach 9 - Food Distribution Program Application
  • Attach 10 - Summer Food Procurement Standards
  • Attach 11 - 15-Point Amendment to Food Service Agreement
  • Attach 12 - School Districts Currently Contracting with a Food Service Management Company
  • Attach 13 - Certification Regarding Lobbying Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 14 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 15 - Statewide Vendor Registration and Direct Deposit Authorization
  • Attach 16 - W9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification
  • Attach 17 - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 18 - Field Trip Notification
  • Attach 19 - Free Meal Policy Statement (Open Sites Only)
  • Attach 20 - Free Meal Policy Statement (Enrolled Sites and Residential Camps Only)
  • Attach 21 - Letter to Parents
  • Attach 22 - Confidential Income Statement for Camps and Enrolled Sites
  • Attach 23 - Income Guidelines
  • Attach 24 - General Guidance for Determining Eligibility of Confidential Income Statements
  • Attach 25 - Sample Media Releases for Open Sites and Closed Enrolled Sites
  • Attach 26 - Prototype Health Inspector Letter
  • Attach 27 - Field Trip Fax Notification
  • Attach 28 - Sample Agreement

Child Nutrition Services
M010-11 03/23/11
+ School Zone Flashing Beacon/Lighting Project Grant

The Washington Traffic Safety Education (WTSC) has another opportunity for elementary schools to receive funds for school zone flashing lights.

  • M010-11 - Memoranda
  • Attach 1 - Washington Traffic Safety Commission Request for Proposals

Student Transportation
M009-11 03/17/11
+ Process for Exemptions from the 150 Hour Definition of a Credit

Superintendents and/or principals whose buildings will be deviating from the 150 hours of planned instructional activity per credit must seek an exemption from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

Secondary Education and School Improvement
M008-11 03/15/11
+ World Language Assessment Days, Spring 2011

Please disseminate the information in this memorandum to Bilingual, ELL, and World Languages programs in your district, middle school and high school counselors, and community programs that offer world languages to 7th–12th grade students.

Teaching and Learning
M007-11 02/23/11
+ ABC’s of Career Awareness and Exploration Awards Recognition Program

The ABC’s of Career Awareness and Exploration Awards Recognition Program can be beneficial to you and your program leaders.

Secondary Education and School Improvement
M006-11 02/14/11
+ Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century (TL21) Program 2011-2013 Competitive Grant Application

The Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century (TL21) Grant Program is a two-year course of professional development (PD) designed for Washington State educators who want to learn how digital technologies support effective instructional strategies.

Information Technology Services
M005-11 02/11/11
+ Summer Feeding Programs for Children: Intent to Participate

Attached is information regarding the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Summer Feeding Programs for children.

Child Nutrition Services
M004-11 01/18/11
+ School Crosswalk Violation Form

The 2010 Legislature passed Substitute Senate Bill 6363 giving school crossing guards the authority to report to the local law enforcement agency when the operator of an approaching vehicle commits an infraction by failing to stop for a pedestrian or bicyclist within a crosswalk that is marked with school or playground speed zone signs.

Student Transportation
M003-11 01/11/11
+ Child Nutrition Programs Annual Requirements for Local Education Agencies

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide all local education agencies (LEAs) with current information and/or an update of pertinent information that is essential to the operation of the Child Nutrition Programs (CNP).

Child Nutrition Services
M002-11 01/11/11
+Educational Technology Assessments (Integrated with Science, Math and Global Issues): Feedback and Field Test

The purpose of this memorandum is to recruit educators to review and field test the assessments for Washington State’s Educational Technology Standards that integrate Science, Math and Global Issues.

Information Technology Services

 

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