Early Childhood Special Education
The documents below support efforts of school districts to meet Early Childhood Special Education program requirements as established by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Minnesota Statutes and Rules including information on accurately reporting and using program and outcome data.
  • 2011-2012 MARSS ECSE Reference Guide 
    MARSS elements and codes most used to report young children with disabilities.
  • Decision Tree for Coding Instructional Settings 
    Documents the decision process the IEP case manager should use to determine the appropriate instructional setting to report within MARSS for a child ages 3-5 enrolled in Preschool Special Education or Kindergarten.
  • Instructional Settings 3 to 5 
    This memo provides essential information for IEP case managers to determine the appropriate instructional setting to report within MARSS for a child ages 3-5 enrolled in Preschool Special Education or Kindergarten.