Happy School Year 2020-2021
This will be a year that we show grace, support each other, rely on each other, and learn together. I know together we can do it!!!
All districts are required to complete the Preschool Desk Audit found in the Consolidated Accountability and Support Application (CASA). Districts must ensure prior access to CASA in order to complete the Preschool Desk Audit.
Date #1-Preschool Session information due by September 15th.
Date #2-Desk Audit Revisions Due December 15th. Internal information/support to come soon for the desk audit.
(This information is found in Preschool Desk Audit Instructions Page 1-located on the Iowa Department of Education website)
The Preschool Desk Audit is comprised of two parts, available at different times during the school year:
Session ID Information (Part One): Open by August 1st – September 15th (closes) o All session information is entered through the Preschool Desk Audit in CASA. o Each district is required to provide information for all Statewide Voluntary Preschool Programs (SWVPP) and all early childhood sessions serving one or more students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) whether they are located in district buildings or with community partners. Shared Visions Preschool Programs implementing IQPPS should also be reported. o Session ID numbers required for Student Reporting in Iowa (SRI) will be generated during this portion of the desk audit. o Session Information must be completed within the Preschool Desk Audit prior to upload to Student Reporting in Iowa.
IQPPS Evidence (Part Two): September 15th – December 15th (closes) o ADJUSTED FOR 2020-2021: Due to the impact of COVID-19, the procedures for the 2020- 2021 Preschool Desk Audit: IQPPS Evidence portion have been adjusted. IQPPS Evidence will open on September 15. Items not yet accepted will be ported forward from the 2019-2020 Preschool Desk Audit. Districts will address state reviewer feedback and submit by December 15, 2020. If all items were met during the 2019-2020 desk audit, there will be no items to port forward and no action will be required. No new items will be added to the 2020-2021 desk audit.