How are parents notified about the IEP meeting?School staff will hold the IEP meeting at a date and time agreeable to you and to the other participants in the IEP meeting. You will receive a Notification to Parent/Guardian to Participate in Individualized Education Program Meeting form to be signed by you and returned.

The notification from contains information about the following:

  • When and where the IEP meeting will be held
  • The purpose of the IEP meeting
  • Whether you will or will not be able to attend
  • If you would like an interpreter
  • If you would like to receive any assessment reports the IEP meeting.
  • If you would like an independent education evaluation (outside experts reports) of your child to be considered.
  • If you would like to reschedule the IEP meeting.

  • You will be asked to answer the items on the notification form, sign, and return the form to your childs school.

  • If you are unable to attend the IEP meeting, you may call your childs school to change the meeting, or to arrange for your participation in the meeting over the telephone. If you would like the meeting to proceed without you, a staff member from your child's school will review the team decisions with you before you sign the IEP.
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