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SOARING Project

Approaches to increase outcomes for students with individualized education programs (IEPs) in Wisconsin

Beginning in 2012 RSN Directors’ engaged in supporting school teams in a collaborative process with the goal of improving literacy outcomes for students with disabilities. The Students with disabilities Outcomes and Achievement Resources IDEA Network Grants (SOARING) project focused on reaching out to highest-need districts within CESA-regions and coordinating discretionary grant efforts to provide a comprehensive system of support.

    Challenges Identified by Districts Included:

    • School Culture and Climate
    • Use of Data
    • Inclusive Practices
    • Family Engagement
    • Instuctional Practices
    • Collaboration/Co-Teaching
    • Attendance Rates
    • Resources

    Below are some of the stories from schools that participated in the SOARING project. For more information about what happened in a specific region/CESA, please contact your local RSN. Contact information can be found at https://dpi.wi.gov/sped/educators/initiatives/regional-services-network.

    Here are their stories that share the highlights and accomplishments of the SOARING Project.

    Partners/Collaborators

    CESA 1 CESA 2 CESA 3 CESA 4
    CESA 5 CESA 6 CESA 7 CESA 8
    CESA 9 CESA 10 CESA 11 CESA 12

     

    For questions about this information, contact dpisped@dpi.wi.gov (608) 266-1781