Special Education Students Information System (SESIS) Training Material

What's New in SESIS

SESIS is upgraded with a series of new features, including a new look and feel to the application. For more information about these features and other updates, refer to the following resources:

What's New in SESIS 2021 guide

What's New in SESIS 2021 video

For technical support, including the operating system and browser requirements for SESIS, refer to the DOE Technical Support for SESIS Users guide.

Note: SESIS training resources will be published as they are updated to reflect the latest version of the application. SESIS training resources with outdated screen captures can still be used for step-by-step instruction, as the functionality has not changed.

Encounter Attendance Update

Get Started with Encounter Attendance

Encounter Attendance Reports

Student Caseloads or Service Records

For Related Service Providers

For Supervisors

Recording and Scheduling Service Records

How to Record (Past) Encounter Attendance Service Records

How to Schedule (Future) Encounter Attendance Service Records

Role-Specific Resources

Who Records What in Encounter Attendance

The chart below explains how the fields on the service record that service providers are required to complete vary by role.

RoleAttendanceSession Notes
Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, or Speech TherapistYesYes
Special Education Teacher Support Services (SETSS)YesNo
English as a New Language (ENL)NoNo


  • Counseling session notes may be entered as “Confidential” if judged to be sensitive by the provider.

Provider Assignment Introductory Training Materials

The following documents will help you with the main functions in Provider Assignment as well as provide answers to Frequently Asked Questions and a System Icon Glossary you can print and easily refer to.

Assigning an Agency Checklist

Assignment Status Values

Provider Assignment Reports


First Attend

Related Service Authorization (RSA)

Speech-Language Referral

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