Website Support Information

Below you will find the latest status with regard to any website support items:

ID Description Owner Status
1 On the Home Page, we need approval that the large “banner images” at the top of the page are approved/acceptable. The third image in the sequence of images has not yet been purchased. We will purchase the image if it is approved by CPAC. --- Closed
2 Continuing to scroll down the Home Page, you will see images for each of the home page navigation options (i.e. “Online Learning Opportunities”, “Hot Topics”, etc.). We need the images to be reviewed and approved here.

All images have been finalized.
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3 The About page needs any recent “Board Meeting Minutes”. The most recent is currently Mar-2019. Please send us any recent PDFs.

John: Provided Mar-2019 and Jul-2019 PDFs.
Matt: Mar was already present; Jul content has been added. This item is CLOSED.
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4 The Events page needs the latest events; kindly forward this content at your convenience.
Matt updated development website with all the latest events as of 9/5/2019. RESOLVED
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5 Programs Page – please review and comment on all images; if they’re acceptable, we will purchase them.

All images have been purchased and this page is now final.
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6 Spanish Section

a. The initial Spanish Page has three broken links.
RESOLVED

b. The Eligibilidad page has a single broken link at the bottom of the page. RESOLVED 9/5/2019

c. The Programar y Ubicar section still needs to be coded by InnoTech; this is about 15 additional pages which we will wrap-up. RESOLVED 8/19/2019
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7 Contact Page – please let us know the email address which should receive online contact form information; we will then have the contents of this form sent to that individual when the form is submitted.

John: [email protected]
Matt: This page now routes all “contact form submissions” to [email protected] as requested; this item is CLOSED.
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8 Program Pages

a. Parent Training and Information Center, CPAC – this page needs a PDF; please send us this content.

John: Use this link for the time being: https://www.parentcenterhub.org/the-parent-center-network/
Matt: This change has been coded and this item is CLOSED.


b. Family Connections
- InnoTech needs to code a “Matching Gifts” online form. (This is now complete)
- There is also a broken link on this page; CPAC to provide a valid address for this link.
John: https://www.ct.gov/oec/site/default.asp
Matt: This link has been updated; this item is CLOSED.


c. Collaboration
There are two broken links on this page; CPAC to provide the PDFs which are associated with this two links. (John provided these two PDFs; this is CLOSED)
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9 Hot Topics / Technology – Need to resolve broken links; CPAC to provide valid addresses for these links.

John provided the following:
These are corrected moving down the page:
https://www.ldatschool.ca/assistive-technology/ (DONE)
ableprojects not correct deleate (DONE)
http://www.ataccess.org
ct guiideloines: https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Publications/Assistive-Technology-Guidelines-Section-1-For-Ages-3-21 (DONE)
http://aem.cast.org
USA tech guide dead, please delete
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10 Hot Topics / School Climate & Bullying – Need to resolve broken links; CPAC to provide valid addresses for these links.

John provided the following:
Going down the page:
https://www.ct.gov/chro/site/default.asp (DONE)
https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/School-Climate/Bullying-and-Harassment (DONE)
Add a link to Connecticut passed a new School Climate bill in the 2019 Session read the Law here: pdf attached (DONE)
Also add Connecticut General Assembly School Climate Talk Force https://www.cga.ct.gov/ed/taskforce.asp?TF=20160829_School%20Climate%20Task%20Force (DONE)
a mile in their shoes: https://abilitypath.org/walk-a-mile-in-their-shoes-report/
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11 Hot Topics / Early Childhood – Need to resolve broken links; CPAC to provide valid addresses for these links.

John provided the following:
Parent’s guide in English and Spanish attached
Birth to five newsletter no longer exists please delete
Pleas add Connecticut Office of Early Childhood Information for Families: https://www.ct.gov/oec/cwp/view.asp?a=4546&q=535676
Family games Replace with Head Start information for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov
Parents as teachers dead, replac with HHS Resources for families with children with disabilities: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/children-disabilities
Fostering...dead, please dlete
backpack: https://www.inclusivechildcare.org/resource-library/website/backpack-series-pyramid-model
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12 Hot Topics / Literacy – Need to resolve broken links; CPAC to provide valid addresses for these links.

John provided the following:
Accessible materials http://aem.cast.org/about#.XVlN5s_-RPY
Replace “Working with dyslexia with “Get ready to read http://www.getreadytoread.org
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13 Hot Topics / Challenging Behavior - Need to resolve broken links; CPAC to provide valid addresses for these links.

John provided the following:
Parental notification PDF attached
suspension guidelines https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/SDE/Press-Room/Files/In_School_Suspension_Guidance.pdf
Behavior supports https://www.pbis.org/research
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14 Hot Topics / Transition To Adult Life – We need to get images for the 11 sub-pages in this section.

All images have been purchased and integrated into the site - CLOSED.
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15 The Stepping Forward page has a link to a downloadable PDF. It was mentioned recently that a new version of this PDF would be provided. Please send us this revised PDF at your convenience.

Deferred for now; per John we will go with the existing content for now...
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16 Newsletters & Publications
a. Need to get any new “Monthly News” downloads; the most recent download is for Jan-2019.
(Added Jan-2019 - Aug-2019 on 9/6/2019 - RESOLVED)

b. Need to resolve three broken links on this page - RESOLVED
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17 Special Education 101
a. need to find four appropriate images for the options available on this page (i.e. “Getting Started”, “Eligibility”, etc.)
9/6/2019 - Images are being reviewed by CPAC
9/17/2019 - John approved images; Matt purchased and integrated them into the site. CLOSED


b. School Rules & IEPs – need to resolve two broken links; CPAC to provide valid addresses for these links.
9/17/2019: John sent links; Matt integrated into the site. CLOSED
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18 Key Resources – All broken links have been resolved on this page. --- Closed
19 Frequently Asked Questions – Are there any recent updates which we need to apply here (the most recent is Nov-2018)?

Posted FAQs for May, June, and August 2019.
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20 Families & Schools Working Together – All broken links have been resolved on this page. --- Closed
21 We need to finalize the decision around the Phone Number links throughout the website. Currently, they are implemented so devices with call capabilities can tap/click the link to call the specified phone number. However, this is flagged on the Section 508 compliance scanner as a 508 exception.

DECISION: All phone number links in the site will be "clickable" and now have aria-label code added to help most screen readers properly read the numbers.
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