On Track


OnTrack is an SDE-sponsored course for new special education directors and directors who desire additional support and professional development for special education-related requirements.

OnTrack focuses on critical information required to establish a strong foundation of knowledge to lead special education teams. This course will cover content related to the Special Education Director’s responsibilities toward compliance and results. Topics include but are not limited to fiscal timelines, data reporting and timelines, secondary transition, early childhood, Medicaid school-based services, alternate assessment, general supervision file review (GSFR), IDEA discipline, significant disproportionality, and LEA determinations.

Download the course syllabus to learn more.
Participants must attend all classes and the ESEA & IDEA Federal Programs Meeting to be eligible for credit.

To add your name to the course roster:
Contact Debi Smith at 208-332-6915 or dsmith@sde.idaho.gov with your
  • Name
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • District/Charter
  • Years as a Special Education Director

  • To register and pay for professional development credit through Boise State University (cost $60):
    Click to register for credit
    Credit registration deadline: November 10, 2023
    Transcript date: Spring 2024