Parent Disagreement Procedure


1. Case Manger should present the completed NOREP to the parent

2. Ask parent to indicate one of the following

a. I request an informal meeting

b. I do not approve this action/recommendation (parent must include a reason)

c. Mediation and/or Due Process Hearing

3. Secure parent signature, date and daytime phone number

4. Notify the Supervisor of Special Ed. that the parent has not approved the recommended placement

5. Send signed NOREP to Pupil Services

6. Supervisor will follow-up with parent and consult with the Case Manager regarding next steps.


Lack of IEP Team Consensus


Anytime an IEP meeting reaches a point in which a consensus is unlikely, adjourn the meeting and notify the Supervisor of Special Education.


                                              Presence of Attorneys or other Advocates in IEP meetings

Case managers are expected to notify the Special Education supervisor in advance of a meeting if they are aware of a parent advocate planning to attend.  Case managers and building administration are not expected to conduct Special Education meetings when advocates attend without support from the Special Educaiton Office. 

  • If a parent comes to a meeting with an advocate, the Special Education Supervisor must be notified.
  • If a parent comes to any IEP meeting with an attorney and without notifying the teacher or supervisor in advance, adjourn the meeitng and notify the Director of Special Education. 
  • The meeting will be rescheduled when the supervisor and the attorney representing West Shore SD can attend.
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