Program Quality Assurance Services
Compliance and Monitoring
By state law, PQA has the responsibility to ensure that all corrective action required as the result of findings made during the Department's Public School Coordinated Program Reviews (CPRs) is fully implemented by public education agencies and that it is effective in remedying noncompliance with state and federal special education requirements.
PQA staff carry out this responsibility in two ways:
Phase I (Progress Reports):
Phase II (Mid-cycle Review):
Onsite monitoring of the effectiveness of corrective action required as the result of CPRs (monitoring methods include, as appropriate, staff and parent interviews, documentation and data reviews, student record review, and observations).
Mid-cycle Reviews also include:
Onsite monitoring of the implementation of new state or federal special education requirements enacted since the last CPR; and
Onsite monitoring of the implementation of corrective action required by the Department as a result of patterns of noncompliance identified through the Department's complaint management procedures.