Indicator 11 - Initial Evaluations

Posted: Thu, 02/23/2012 - 3:06pm Updated: Fri, 12/12/2014 - 11:31am

Indicator 11 is a Compliance Indicator.

Definition

Percent of children who were evaluated within 60* days of receiving parental consent for initial evaluation or, if the State establishes a timeframe within which the evaluation must be conducted, within that timeframe. (20 U.S.C. 1416(a)(3)(B))

*Indiana's established timeline is 50 days.

Measurement

a. # of children for whom parental consent to evaluate was received.

b. # of children whose evaluations were completed within 60* days (or State-established timeline).

Account for children included in a. but not included in b. Indicate the range of days beyond the timeline when the evaluation was completed and any reasons for the delays.

Percent = [(b) ÷ (a)] x 100

The target for Indicator 11 is 100%

*Indiana's established timeline is 50 days.

Monitoring Timelines

  • Data: Collected through the DOE-EV (Evaluation) report completed June 30.
  • Verification: If necessary, the IDOE may verify data with the LEA in September.
  • Findings of Noncompliance: Issued in November
  • Corrective Action Plan: Due approximately 60 days after findings are issued. In addition, all outstanding noncompliant initial evaluations must be completed, although late, pursuant to US-DOE Ofice of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Memorandum 09-02.

Information and Guidance

Indiana Resource Network

The Effective Evaluation Resource Center provides assistance with areas that affect Indicator 11 as well as the following resources: