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Virtual Learning – Educational Environment Guidance

Sep 25
A new resource has been posted on the COVD-19 – Special Education webpage, providing guidance to determining the educational environment for...

Governor Evers Issues New Emergency Order

Sep 24
On Tuesday, Deputy State Superintendent Mike Thompson sent district administrators an email notification of Governor Evers's new emergency order....

Council on Special Education Public Forum

Sep 24
Please share this information with families, educators, and staff in your school districts. The next public forum for the Special Education Council...

Clarification on the Use of I-10 Document

Sep 17
As IEP teams continue to update IEPs to ensure the provision of FAPE for students in response to the ongoing pandemic, we wanted to provide some...

Feedback on Postsecondary Transition Plan (PTP)

Sep 17
The DPI Special Education team is considering making some meaningful updates to the PTP application before the 2021-22 school year. To inform those...

Wisconsin RtI Center Website Earns 2020 Communicator Award

Sep 17
Congratulations to the Wisconsin RtI Center for their website being recognized with the highest honor via the 2020 Communicator Awards. The RtI...

Updated COVID-19 District Flexibility Application

Sep 17
Last week, Deputy State Superintendent Mike Thompson sent district administrators an email regarding the updated COVID-19 district flexibility...

DCF Guidance on Working with Child Care Providers

Sep 10
The Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) recognize this is a challenging time for child care...

Tips to Support the Mental Health of our Children

Sep 10
DPI has collaborated with the Department of Children and Families to develop Tips to Support the Mental Health of our Children. This resource...

Forward Exam Accessibility Guide

Sep 10
The 2020-21 Accessibility Guide is now available on the Forward Exam Accommodations and Supports webpage. Please ensure ALL staff are made aware of...