Overview of the Annual Performance Report Development:

Monitoring Priority:

Effective General Supervision Part C / General Supervision

Indicator 12: Percent of hearing requests that went to resolution sessions that were resolved through resolution session settlement agreements (applicable if Part B due process procedures are adopted).

(20 U.S.C. 1416(a)(3)(B) and 1442)

Measurement:

Percent = (3.1(a) divided by 3.1) times 100.

FFY: 2008
(7/1/08-6/30/09)

Measurable and Rigorous Target:

States are not required to establish baseline or targets if the number of resolution sessions is less than 10.

Indicator 12 From Table 4: (3.1(a) divided by 3.1) times 100.
FFY08/SFY09 Result: Three hearings were requested, but were resolved without a hearing.
FFY08/SFY09 Target = 100%

Discussion of Improvement Activities Completed and Explanation of Progress or Slippage that occurred for FFY08/SFY09:

In FFY08/SFY09, three hearing requests were received, but were resolved without a hearing. No hearing requests were received in FFY07/SFY08.

Contracts are in place with individuals who serve as Impartial Hearing Officer for the Illinois Early Intervention Program. Legal staff of the Lead Agency is available to facilitate the development and negotiation of all resolution session agreements. Hearing requests are tracked using an electronic database. Bureau staffing levels have remained stable to facilitate timely resolution.

Revisions, with Justification, to Proposed Targets / Improvement Activities / Timelines / Resources for FFY09/SFY10:

Not Applicable