INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP) TEAM MEETINGS AND CHANGES TO THE IEP - Regulations

4. Require that the notice inform parents of other IEP Team participants.

The notice required under 34 CFR 300.322(a)(1) (regarding an IEP meeting), among other things, must inform the parents of the provisions in 34 CFR 300.321(a)(6) and (c) (relating to the participation of other individuals on the IEP Team who have knowledge or special expertise about the child), and 34 CFR 300.321(f) (relating to the participation of the Part C service coordinator or other representatives of the Part C system at the initial IEP Team meeting for a child previously served under Part C of the IDEA).
[34 CFR 300.322(b)(1)]

**Note: This is also connected to provision # 3 in this Topic Brief. For better clarity and understanding, they should be reviewed together.

Dialogue Starter - Cross-stakeholder

Reaction Questions

  1. Why do you suppose these provisions are part of the new regulations?


  2. How and what might Part C providers contribute to the initial IEP team meeting for a child who was previously served under Part C?


Application Questions

  1. What procedures might be put in place to ensure that parents and all team members know of this provision?


  2. What procedures might be put in place to support collaboration between Part C and Part B providers?


  3. What procedures are in place/can be developed to invite and schedule IEP team meetings at a mutually agreeable time for all necessary team members?

    These questions were developed by the following stakeholders working together:

    Role: Family Member
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    Role: Special Education Administrator
    Location: California

    Role: Teacher
    Location: Colorado

    Role: Educational Consultant
    Location: Florida

    Role: Special Education Administrator
    Location: Georgia

    Role: Higher Education
    Location: Indiana

    Role: Service Provider
    Location: Kentucky

    Role: Teacher
    Location: South Carolina

    Role: Family Member
    Location: West Virginia

    Role: Family Member
    Location: Wisconsin