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3/27/2017 - April 2017 Periodic Child Count Submission Schedule

The April 2017 child count for children with disabilities will be transmitted through CECAS based on the submission dates as listed in the table below. Please note the extension provided to accommodate spring break across the state has remained for the 2017 submission.

The Special Education Child Count Verification form (for those LEAs whose EC Director does not actually do the CECAS submission) is available in the "Memorandums and Official Communications" of the Downloads Tab on the CECAS Information Site. Please note that EC Directors can either sign and scan or mail the form to Kelley Blas.

If you have any questions regarding this or any other CECAS issue, please contact your Regional Trainer. If you cannot reach your Regional Trainer, contact the Help Desk at (919) 807-4357, press 2 for CECAS, or submit a help desk ticket.

Submission Schedule
LEA Submission Date
Initial Submission from all LEAs and all Charter Schools 4/3/2017 through 4/14/2017
Deadline for Certification Status 4/21/2017

3/3/2017 - CECAS Production Outage Sunday 3/5/2017

The NC Department of Information Technology (DIT) will be performing security updates on all Windows servers Sunday morning, March 5, between 4am and noon. Server restarts are required for these updates, and this could result in a brief interruption in the availability of the CECAS application.

1/6/2017 - CECAS Production Outage Sunday 1/8/2017

The NC Department of Information Technology (DIT) will be performing security updates on all Windows servers Sunday morning, January 8, between 4am and noon. Server restarts are required for these updates, and this could result in a brief interruption in the availability of the CECAS application.

01/03/2017 - December 2016 Child Count Change Report

A report showing the student count changes for each LEA from the December 2015 Child Count to the December 2016 Child Count has been posted to the CECAS information site on the documents tab under the Periodic Count section. (December 2016 Child Count Change Report) Please look at the report and if your LEA, Charter school or State Operated Program has been highlighted in red, it has shown a significant increase or decrease of more than 10% and more than 10 students, the EC Director should email an explanation for the change to kelley.blas@dpi.nc.gov by 2/1/2017. We appreciate your timely response to this request.

12/16/2016 - CECAS Daily User Webinar Schedule for 2017

The 2017 CECAS Daily User Webinars have been scheduled as bi-monthly rather than monthly as in previous years. Webinars will be held from 9AM - 10AM on the first Wednesday of even months: February 1, April 5, June 7, August 2, October 4, and December 6.

The first CECAS Daily Users webinar is scheduled for February 1, 2017 at 9:00AM. Please join us at this GoToWebinar. You must register in order to attend. The target audience for the CECAS Daily Users webinar is CECAS Data Managers and EC Directors, but other interested users may also join.

A schedule of all of the Daily Users webinars for 2017 has been placed on the Documents tab of the CECAS Information site. Use this schedule and the accompanying links to register for webinars for the upcoming year.

If you have any questions regarding this or any other CECAS issue, please contact your Regional Trainer. If you cannot reach your Regional Trainer, contact the Help Desk at (919) 807-4357, press option 3, then option 1.

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