Getting Graduation/Leaving a Clear Trail: ARD Committees, Requirements, Coding and More!

This full-day in-person training is designed to support an understanding of the graduation requirements for students under the Foundation High School Program with a focus on students who are receiving special education services. 

Participants will review these topics and more as part of this training:

  • Curriculum and assessment requirements to include a review of various sections of Chapter 74 of the Texas Administrative Code where graduation requirements are denoted;
  • A review of Rule §89.1070 within Chapter 89 of the Texas Administrative Code and the Commissioner's Rules Concerning Special Education Services and Graduation Requirements;
  • A look at options for ARD Committees to consider to include substitutions or exemptions to specific graduation requirements;
  • TSDS/PEIMS and the Graduation Type Code;
  • Transcript (AAR) and the Personal Graduation Plan; and
  • College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR) and how students receiving special education services may demonstrate college, career, or military readiness

If possible, it is recommended that a team of personnel from your district or campus (such as a registrar, counselor, and special education leader) attend this training to support your discussion of local procedures for graduation documentation.

Contact Chris Nelson at for a group discount on registration fees for a district/campus who is looking to sign up more than one attendee from their district/campus for this training.    

*Please note- this listing is for an in-person training that will take place at Region 13's main campus in Austin.  

Special Education Administrators, High School Administrators, ARD Facilitators, Counselors, Registrars, PEIMS Staff, Special Education Teachers, Transition and Employment Designees, TED
Chris Nelson
Counseling Services, PEIMS, Personal Graduation Plan, 18+ Programs and Services, Special Education, College and Career Readiness, Transition
1 - Planning, T-TESS 4 - Professional Practices and Responsibilities, T-TESS 1.2 - Planning: Data and Assessment, T-TESS 4.3 - Professional Practices and Responsibilities: Professional Development 1 - Instructional Leadership, T-PESS 2 - Human Capital, T-PESS 1.1C - Monitors multiple forms of student data, T-PESS 2.2B - Coaches and develops staff through feedback and PD opportunities

CPE Credits: 6.00  
Registration Closes: 4/8/2024
ESC Region 13 - Main Campus
5701 Springdale Rd.
Austin, TX 78723
Tue. 4/9/2024 - 9:00am to 4:00pm