Special Education Process

Special Education Process

Caption:  Overview of the Special Education Process

A full description of the process is as follows:

  1. Referral

  2. Evaluation

  3. CPSE CSE Meeting based on the type of CSE being held the team includes: parents, regular education teacher, special education teacher, school psychologist, parent member, district representative, and any other individual having knowledge or special expertise about the student

  4. CPSE CSE Committee Decision 

    1. Does the child have an educational disability?

    2. Does the child need special educational services?

      1. CPSE CSE Committee develops the IEP together

      2. CPSE CSE Committee determines services, programs, placement

      3. CPSE CSE Committee reviews IEP at least once every school year 

      4. CPSE CSE Committee does a reevaluation of the student at least every three years or more frequently if parents and school agree, but not more that one time per year