With comprehensive written procedures, states can better ensure the timely completion of fiscal compliance and data reporting activities under the IDEA. Written procedures can help smooth collaboration across state divisions, streamline processes, and improve efficiency.
At the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE), systematically documenting IDEA fiscal processes and procedures was essential to navigating a personnel transition. When a veteran fiscal coordinator planned to retire, a team of CIFR technical assistance providers worked closely with NJDOE staff to document procedures to prepare the incoming coordinator.
Read the vignette: https://cifr.wested.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/CIFR-NJ-Success-Story.pdf
Does your state need assistance documenting processes related to IDEA implementation or reporting? Contact your CIFR TA Team via the Contact Us form.