Frontline 504 Plan Compliance Software
Section 504 Program Management, a part of Frontline Special Programs Management
Support student success and promote equity with Frontline Section 504 plan management software.
“At this time, few schools have a firm grasp of the Section 504 process. By creating the guidelines and forms as a system, we sought to ensure consistency in language and action and, to the extent possible, have the forms guide Section 504 committees through their tasks to ensure that proper procedures were followed to satisfy the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).”
David Richards & Jose Martín, Attorneys, Nationally Recognized CESD Section 504 Experts
Bring clarity to your Section 504 processes.
Simplify Case Management
Easily develop, review, and track 504 plans and related documentation with dynamic workflows and embedded validations to proactively keep you compliant.
Compliant, Up-To-Date, User-Friendly Forms
Leverage forms designed by nationally recognized Section 504 legal experts to gain confidence in your documentation.
Keep Every Process Moving
Streamline management of every Section 504 process with dashboards and alerts that improve accountability and keep staff on track with deadlines.
Take a proactive, data-driven approach to ensuring students are receiving effective accommodations.
Help students thrive by keeping processes consistent and data-based
- Promote 504 plan compliance with consistency in implementation and reliable data
- Maintain a single source of student information, so you can rest assured that everyone involved is well informed and working as a team
- Empower your Section 504 committee with better data on students’ individual needs
- Effectively implement, track, and monitor services for students with Section 504 plans using Frontline Medicaid & Service Management
Be confident that your 504 process is up-to-date
…with Frontline’s exclusive partnership with Dave Richards and Jose Martín. Behind the scenes, they annually update the software’s forms to reflect and address changes in law, guidance from the Office for Civil Rights, and rulings from the courts.
Equity & outcomes shouldn’t be jeopardized because of inconsistent processes.
Without consistency, your students and program are at risk.
- Using different 504 processes and criteria across grade levels or buildings exposes students to unequal opportunities and your district to compliance missteps
- Inefficient processes create administrative burden and take time away from students
- It’s tough to keep everyone on the same page when it comes to students’ unique needs
- How can you measure program improvement without data-driven metrics for student success?
There’s a better way.
You have many students to manage and those learners have varying needs, making it easy to lose sight of each unique need. With Frontline, enjoy the confidence that comes from clarity in all areas of 504 plan management, so you can spend less time bogged down with paperwork and more time focused on student growth.
Frontline specializes in K-12 solutions that put the information you need at your fingertips. See why more than 80,000 schools trust Frontline solutions to support the complex and essential work of education.
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504 Plan Resources
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Section 504 Eligibility Questions Answered
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- [Video Series]
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Frequently Asked Questions
Frontline Section 504 Program Management provides the following key benefits:
- Improved process compliance through workflows and standardized documentation using best practice–based Office for Civil Rights (OCR)-compliant forms.
- Better administrative visibility and risk mitigation with real-time reporting into accommodations and services outlined in 504 plans and ready access to legally defensible documentation.
- More equitable student support by ensuring consistent quality services is provided across the district, and consistent processes are used to determine eligibility
Many districts are experiencing growth in their Section 504 populations, which results in more complaints and challenges from parents and the OCR. In addition, many districts still use inconsistent processes to manage Section 504 from school to school and, in some cases, paper forms, which are inefficient, hard to track, and can become outdated quickly. Districts looking to reduce risk and gain peace of mind in Section 504 program compliance should consider Frontline’s 504 plan management software. Built in partnership with nationally recognized attorneys in Section 504 law, Dave Richards & Jose Martín, our system provides you with the guidance you need to ensure appropriate procedures are followed and documentation is complete and accurate.
Frontline Special Programs Management is a comprehensive platform for efficiently managing special education and other diverse learner programs (e.g., Section 504, RTI/MTSS, English Learner, Gifted & Talented) to improve program compliance and support the best outcomes for students. Automated workflows help ensure consistent documentation and process compliance across your district. Comprehensive data validations improve data integrity and make state reporting more efficient and accurate. Robust reporting, compliance dashboards, and alerts ensure timelines are met and support data-informed decision making.
Additionally, seamless integration with Frontline’s Medicaid Reimbursement & Service Management solution provides an all-in-one solution for managing the planning, delivery, and billing of services to students with disabilities and other diverse learners and is proven to improve service delivery and boost Medicaid reimbursements.
There are many benefits to using a dedicated Section 504 plan management system instead of an SIS module. A dedicated 504 system provides everything you need to organize and implement your 504 plans, including managing the delivery of services. In addition, if changes are required to forms, they won’t need to be prioritized against other updates required in your SIS because you’ll have a team dedicated to supporting your Section 504 system.
Yes. Integrations with student information systems are available to ensure demographic information is accurate. Our implementation team will work with your district to provide the data templates necessary to receive SIS information on a nightly basis via an sFTP.
Extremely. Frontline completed a rigorous third-party audit and earned the prestigious SOC 2 Certification. SOC 2 Certification is rare yet critically important in EdTech because of the incredibly sensitive data EdTech companies collect and store. Flat files are transmitted securely, using sFTP. API data is transmitted using SSL. All the data Frontline houses is monitored around the clock in live physically and geographically secure data centers throughout the United States and Canada, ensuring your data is protected from physical intrusions and natural disasters. Your data is encrypted in transit and on our infrastructure.
Your license is unlimited. You can decide who needs access to the software to best meet the needs of your students. You’ll never need to restrict someone from accessing the software to save a few bucks.
Frontline’s 504 Program Management software is completely web based and can be accessed from all commonly used web browsers and operating systems.
Yes. Frontline has built its products and security program to align with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), so district leaders and parents alike can have peace of mind concerning their students’ information.
Both FERPA and HIPAA require that school districts safeguard personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI). The laws require a combination of technical, administrative, and physical security controls to ensure data confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Frontline Education’s products have been designed to provide highly secure technical and physical controls that form a solid foundation that customers can leverage as part of their compliance program.