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Enhancing Capacity for Special Education Leadership

A statewide program to lead innovation in administrator preparation, the “Enhancing Capacity for Special Education Leadership” (ECSEL) project was funded through the WA State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) as a one-year pilot program. Initial funding of $171,000 launched the program with a cohort of 10 candidates. With this initial support from OSPI, a collaboration among five campuses of the University of Washington and Washington State University and the state’s Education Service Districts, ECSEL was awarded funding to continue and expand Washington’s first preparation program specifically designed to prepare local administrators of special education.

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Washington AIMS

Administrators Improving Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction joined with the University of Washington Bothell in a successful application for the Washington AIMS (Administrators Improving Multi-tiered Systems of Support) project. Project AIMS received five years of funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education (OSEP) to support local leadership for multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) in schools and districts across the state. The project began October 1, 2020, and will serve a cohort of fifteen principals and district administrators each year who are engaged in leading MTSS in their organizations.

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