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Administration, Name, Position, Contact, John Bugulrow Program Coordinator johnbugulrow@gmail.com Joan Rutun Administrative Officer   Augustine Bungmai Assessment Specalist I abungmai@gmail.com Dorothy En Assessment Specialist dorothybetogen@gmail.com Paul Tamarad Child Find Coordinator   Francis Gilmoon Data Manager fgilmoon@gmail.com Evangaline Ilawegiyango Data Verfication Clerk e_ilawegi@yahoo.com Thomas Sefairal Education Diagnostician tsefairal@yahoo.com Jeffrey Filenguy Fiscal & Procurement Officer jfilenguy@gmail.com Pius Yalisman Hearing Screener Specialist   Juan Hagilmwaal Outer Islands Monitor & Support jhagilmwaal@gmail.com Fabian Thinnifel Secondary Transition Specialist   Carol Guchol Waab Monitor/Support gucholc@yahoo.com, Special Education Teachers, Name School Contact Lorita Leframor Asor Elementary School   Melliana Lemwaiushib Colonia Middle School   Caroline Bamog Dalipebinaw Elementary School   Romino Yarofairesh Eauripik Elementary School   Henry Mailibe Fadraii Elementary School   Angel Mailuw Falalis Elementary School   Justina Hathobelmar Falalop Ulithi Elementary School   Santus Bugomal Falalop Woleai Elementary School   Lydia Kadugyed Fanif Elementary School   David Rohlul Gaanelay Elementary School   Fandila Waathan Gaanelay Elementary School   Joanna Rumoon Gagil Elementary School   Titus Yangirelmeng Ifalik Elementary School   Lorenzo Haleyaluo Lamotrek Elementary School   Adela Haret Mogmog Elementary School   Fabian Sapelalig Neighboring Islands High School   Norma Yangfelmog Outer Islands High School   Mariano Piyerigmal Piig Elementary School   Simion Mangregmeng Seliap Elementary School   Lorenza Tirow St. Mary Elementary School   Noah Yarofaiseo Tegailap Elementary School   Vincent Yaingemai Wottegai…, Related Services Assistants, Name Position Contact Jessica Laenigmwai Related Service Supervisor   Danilee Baamer Dabugsiy Related Service Assistant - Waab Zone   Mary Laabrug Related Service Assistant - Waab Zone   Stanley Salugmai Related Service Assistant - Waab Zone   Sergina Uywan Related Service Assistant - Waab Zone   Roxcindlina Yangelmog Related Service Assistant - Waab Zone   Virginia Sartilug Related Service Provider - Waab Zone   Henry Yangireitig Related Service Assistant - Ifali Zone   Kimberly Legachigyam Related Service Assistant - Satawal Zone   Tina Ilemaluw Related Service Assistant - Fais   Melveen Lahaweyor Related Service Assistant - Lalalop Ulithi  
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Section 618 Data tables
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Verification Monitoring Report
The FSM National Department of Education, which recieved funding under OSEP Part B of the IDEA, is required under the general supervsion of the IDEA to implement a comprehensive special education monitoring program that will assess the effectiveness of the implementation of special education and related services for children and youth with disabilties in the FSM.
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Quarterly Progress Reports
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Local Performance Report
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Program Staff Kosrae
Special Education Teachers & Related Services Assistants, Name School Contact Elvis Nena Kosrae High School (691) 3707784 Georgelyson Waguk Kosrae High School Joeson Jonathan Kosrae High School Moera Palsis Kosrae High School Shirleen Waguk Kosrae High School Joyleen Kephas Lelu Elementary School (691) 3703063 Marion Mike Lelu Elementary School Nena Abraham Lelu Elementary School Walton Alokoa Lelu Elementary School Arue Timothy Malem Elementary School (691) 3704507 Berswina Lonno Malem Elementary School Marian Kephas Malem Elementary School Serah Charley Malem Elementary School Coleen Joel Sansrik Elementary School (691) 3702695 Gifford Shawn Nena Sansrik Elementary School Arlisa Nena SMD (691) 3703189 Bronson Renton SMD Palikkun Nena SMD Samuel Nakamura SMD Vertileya Mongkeya SMD Almarinda Jonathan Tafunsak Elementary School (691) 3702295 Alokoa Albert Tafunsak Elementary School Aure Nena Tafunsak Elementary School Brocula Ned Tafunsak Elementary School Cassandra Waguk Utwe Elementary School (691) 3705072 Sepe Lipan Utwe Elementary School…
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FSM Early Literacy Management Database Training
The FSM Special Education Program will be coordinating and co-facilitating a database training on the  Literacy Intervention for FSM Leaders to Tomorrow (LIFT) Project to all project's coaches on Kosrae State on February 25-April 1, 2019. 
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Section 618 Data tables
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Verification Monitoring Report
The FSM National Department of Education, which recieved funding under OSEP Part B of the IDEA, is required under the general supervsion of the IDEA to implement a comprehensive special education monitoring program that will assess the effectiveness of the implementation of special education and related services for children and youth with disabilties in the FSM.
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Quarterly Progress Report
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Local Performance Report
Chuuk State is required to submit its Local Education (LEA) Application package to FSM National Department of Education (FSM NDOE)each year for funding. The Local Performance Plan (LPP) contains 5 Indictors from the States Performance Plan and the State Identified Meaurable Results (SIMR), where the state has to report their progress data; explain the progresses and slippages during the school year; and set new targets and improvement activities for the upcoming school year. This document is prepared by the State Department of Educatin with the review and consent by the Advisory Council
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Program Staff Chuuk
Administration, Name, Position, Contact, Ansina Kony Program Coordinator akony@dss.edu.fm Sadleen Refilong Administrative Assistant   Andina Simina Case Manager   John Hauk Case Manager   Karsina Mefy Case Manager   Phillipa Bisalen Case Manager   Skiller Iener Case Manager   Manner Namelo Child Find Coordinator   Praxedes Akinio Data Technician praxedesakinino@yahoo.com Benedict Saipwerik Diagnostician   Krystal Samor Diagnostician   Febronia I. Dinney Fiscal Officer fdinney@gmail.com Sampora Moses Procurement Specialist   Hattie Ifa Secondary Transition Specialist  , Faichuuk Region, Name Position School Dolores Aier Classroom Teacher  Epin Elementary School Tinisa Fritz Classroom Teacher  Munien Elementary School Tiarra Williander Classroom Teacher  I Faichuk High School Melida Sanechik Classroom Teacher III Udot Elementary School/NJHS Kimsha Noriano Contract Teacher  PPO Junior High School Mariko Michiuo Contract Teacher  Romalum Elementary School. Remkey Simichy Contract Teacher  Neirenom Elementary School Sabri Luther Contract Teacher  Eot Elementary School Aitnor Bisalen Related Services Assistant PPO Junior High School Akapito Kiniwaky Related Services Assistant Nomwisofo Jr. High Tedora Bokuku Related Services Assistant Onei Penieta Elementary School Asimiro Epineisar Teacher Assistant Chukuram Polle Fermina Kame Teacher Assistant Foup Elementary School MK Kaniki Teacher Assistant Manaio Elementary School Ray Eter Teacher Assistant Central Wonip Elementary School, Northern Namoneas Region, Name Position Contact Ann Sound Classroom Teacher  Mwan ECE Daneny Manyer Classroom Teacher  Mechitiw Elementary School Florita Robert Classroom Teacher  Piis Paneu ECE Inca Shotaro Classroom Teacher  Chuuk High School Jacinta Bisek Classroom Teacher  Mwan Elementary School Jonsaleen Melsior Classroom Teacher  Ettal Elementary School Kantita Salil Classroom Teacher  Iras Demo Elementary School Sonfia Fred Classroom Teacher  Neauo Elementary School Herbert Norio Classroom Teacher  I P&P Elementary School Reckson Reitaun Classroom Teacher  II Chuuk High School Semcher Kisin Classroom Teacher  III Fonoton Elementary School Elisa Betwell Classroom Teacher I Sapuk Elementary School Jayleen Nakamura Classroom Teacher III Iras Demo Elementary School Reimers Simina Contract Teacher  Iras Demo Elementary School Gloria Kayleen Ikea Deaf/blind Teacher  Iras Demo Elementary School Jiweina E Sitorus Deaf/blind Teacher  Iras Demo Elementary School Rosita Elias Related Services Assistant  Iras…, Northwest Region, Name Position Contact Carolyn Santiago Classroom Teacher  Weipat High School Melissa Refilong Classroom Teacher  Nomwin Elementary School Livenson Mike Classroom Teacher  I Tamatam Elementary School Phinaendy Rose Amando Classroom Teacher  I Pollap Elementary School Rino Christian Classroom Teacher  I Polowat Elementary School Johanes Bisalen Related Services Assistant Polowat Elementary School Khafson  Ifa Teacher Assistant Ruo Elementary School Lily Bualuay Teacher Assistant Onoun Elementary School  , Mortlocks, Name Position Contact Lukas Mony Classroom Teacher  Satawan Elementary School Rosemary Raymond Classroom Teacher  Moch Elementary School Adson Terry Classroom Teacher  I Moch Elementary School Agnes Lippwe Classroom Teacher  I Namoluk Elementary School Carlos Wichep Classroom Teacher  I Lekinioch Elementary School Dina Emuch Classroom Teacher  I Ettal Elementary School. Jeffry Timohty  Classroom Teacher  I Kuttu Elementary School. Rusty IM Classroom Teacher  I Ta Elementary School. Judson Marar Classroom Teacher  III Satowan High School Mania Johnny Classroom Teacher  III Oneop Elementary School Micheal Olap Classroom Teacher  IV Moch High School Alvin Defang Related ServicesAssisst Lekinioch Elementary School Madleen Kovac Teacher Assistant Losap Elementary School Pamela Luke Teacher Assistant Piisemwar Elementary School  , Southern Namoneas, Name Position Contact Reliefer Edgar Classroom Teacher Tsis Elementary School Adari Fine  Classroom Teacher  Fefen Elementary School Bekaleen. B Aikichy Classroom Teacher  Kuchu Elementary School Beverly Nakayama Classroom Teacher  SN High School Bireen Francis Classroom Teacher  UFO Elementary School. Kinisou (vacant) Namelo Classroom Teacher  Messa Elementary School Machury Reim Classroom Teacher  Parem Elementary School Reynold Reynold Classroom Teacher  Nukuno Elementary School Sinnan Reitaun Classroom Teacher  Inaka Elementary School Midaen Nino  Classroom Teacher  II Inaka Elementary School Cathy S. Sally Contract Teacher  West, Fefen Elementary School John T. (vacant) Rupen Contract Teacher  Uman Elementary School Marlene Reselap Contract Teacher  Sino Mem. Elementary School Mar Atty Related Services Assistant Uman Elementary School Michaela R. Ignacio Related Services Assistant Parem Elementary School Juliana Alanso Teacher Assistant Panetiw Elementary School Yudia Reseki…
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Chuuk Special Education Verification Monitoring
Chuuk Special Education Verification Monitoring Visit - On February 13-17, 2012 FSM National Department of Education (NDOE) Division of Special Services conducted its Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2011 annual Monitoring and Verification visit for Chuuk Special Education Program. The FSM NDOE receives funding from the U.S. Department of Education to provide education programs and services for eligible children with disabilities. These programs and services are provided consistent with the provisions of the U.S. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The FSM assures that all eligible children needing special education will receive a Free Appropriate Public Education. The FSM has adopted P.L.14-08 which also provides for the education of children with disabilities throughout the FSM age 0-21.  Chuuk State receives funding for special education programs from IDEA. The Chuuk State School System (CSSS) has submitted an application and assurances to the FSM NDOE that programs and…
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Yap Special Education Verification Monitoring
Yap Special Education Verification Monitoring - On February 20-24, 2012, FSM National Department of Education (NDOE), Division of Special Services conducted an on-site Verification Monitoring Visit in Yap State. The Monitoring Visit was conducted to determine whether special education programs and services in Yap State are being delivered consistent with the requirements of IDEA and the FSM Special Education Handbook. The Monitoring visit was also conducted to verify progress being made by YDOE in the implementation of their Special Education Local Performance Plan (LPP) and progress being made to correct areas of non-compliance that were identified in the February 7-11, 2011 Monitoring Report.  There are a total of 3 high schools, 29 elementary schools and 15 ECE centers within the Yap Department of Education. For SY 11-12 there are a total of 2,820 students enrolled with 216 students with IEPs being served within special education as of February 24, 2012. This represents 7.7% of the…
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FSM joined 11th Annual Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Meeting
The 11th Annual Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) meeting was held in St. Louis, MO from March 4-6, 2012. The EHDI annual meeting has built a strong reputation for bringing together a wide variety of attendees including those who: Work in state EHDI programs; Assist in EHDI efforts on the federal level; Provide screening, diagnostic, and early intervention support at the state/local level to young children with hearing loss and their families; Champion medical home activities within each state; Are family members of children with hearing loss; Are deaf or hard-of-hearing adults who are helping to expand opportunities for young children with hearing loss; Are academicians (faculty and students) engaged in education or research related to EHDI. The annual meeting combined lectures, panel discussions, and strategic planning to allow the opportunity to interact with colleagues in solving the problems and challenges encountered related to EHDI in daily practice and in policy…
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Special Education Diagnosticans Training
FSM Special Education Diagnosticians Training- On April 16-20-2012, the Department of Education, Division of Special Services coordinates a follow up training on five different Special Education screening tools for 13 Assessment Specialists/Diagnosticians and other State Department of Education staff from all the 4 FSM States. This 5-days training was held on Yap State and was facilitated by two consultants University of Guam-CEDDERS. The training included review of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) referral and evaluation procedures for identifying students with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) and Intellectual Disabilities (ID). The participants were also trained on the administration of the diagnostic tools with early childhood students and students from Colonia Elementary School. In addition, they were also trained on how to complete the evaluation report, make suggestion on the eligibility determination, and develop services based on the assessment results…
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Chuuk Hosts 3rd Annual FSM EHDI Symposium
The 3rd Annual FSM Early Hearing Detection Intervention (EHDI) Symposium was held in the State of Chuuk on July 30- August 1, 2012. The target audience was the FSM EHDI Staff-National level, State EHDI Coordinators, Maternal Child Health (MCH)Data Clerks, physicians, nurses, nurse aides, medical officers, Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Coordinators, and relate services assistants from Special Education, and most especially, the selected Parents of Children with Hearing Loss. The 3-day symposium was conducted by the FSM EHDI Team from the National Government under the supervision of Dr. Velma Sablan, FSM-EHDI Project Evaluator. This year’s symposium theme is: FSM-EHDI Collaboration & Partnership for Infants and Young Children with Hearing Loss & Their Families. The symposium started with an opening remark by Mr. Resty Shotaro, Deputy Director of Chuuk State Hospital. The opening remark was followed by reports from the 4 State EHDI Coordinators. The State EHDI…
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FSM Special Education Procedural Manual and Response to Intervention Handbook Training
July 15-17, 2012 - FSM Special Education 101 Training - In conjunction with the MTEC Conference that was held in Yap State on July 9-11, 2012, NDOE Special Education sponsored a focused training on the revised Special Education Handbook and Forms that was completed with the assistance of Dr. Steve Spencer, FSM Special Education Consultant from San Diego State University. We have been working on the revisions to the handbook during the past years with input on the draft versions being provided by States’ special education representatives.  As part of the effort, a new draft Response To Intervention (RTI) Handbook was also developed. Part of the development effort included preparing training modules that could be used by special education staff in each state for future staff development efforts. On July 15-17 initial training was provided for special education representatives from each State. Three training modules were introduced: Module 1 - Special Education 101 provides a basic…
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Expanding American Sign Language Services in FSM
A team from WorldTeach, Gallaudet University/Gallaudet University Regional Center of the Pacific, and the University of Hawai'i Center on Disability Studies/Pacific Deaf-Blind Project visited Pohnpei State on the 10th -13th of September, 2012. A team from WorldTeach, Gallaudet University/Gallaudet University Regional Center of the Pacific and the University of Hawai'i Center on Disability Studies/Pacific Deaf-Blind Project visited Pohnpei State on the 10th -13th of September, 2012. The purpose of the team’s visit is to start a Deaf WorldTeach Program in Pohnpei and Chuuk. The team hoped to place at least three Deaf WorldTeach volunteers in Pohnpei. The cost would be approximately $10,000 per volunteer to the WorldTeach Program. The main responsibilities of the deaf WorldTeach volunteers would be to (a) teach American Sign Language (ASL) at College of Micronesia-FSM; (b) peer teach ASL with local teachers at high schools, elementary schools, and early childhood programs; (c) teach ASL…
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