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21 02, 2019

Facebook Live – Communication Skills

2019-01-22T16:25:57-06:00

It's almost time for your child's annual ARD! Join us for our 4 part Facebook Live series: ARD You Ready? with Meagan Sanders, Training & Evaluation Specialist for Partners Resource Network. Dates & Topics: Thursday, January 24: IEP Team Thursday, February 21: Communication Skills Thursday, March 21: Educational Need Thursday, April 18: Overview of ESY We hope you'll join us at 12:15 p.m. CST @ https://www.facebook.com/PRNTexas/

Facebook Live – Communication Skills2019-01-22T16:25:57-06:00
24 01, 2019

Facebook Live – The IEP TEAM

2019-01-22T15:56:56-06:00

It's almost time for your child's annual ARD! Join us for our 4 part Facebook Live series: ARD You Ready? with Meagan Sanders, Training & Evaluation Specialist for Partners Resource Network. Dates & Topics: Thursday, January 24: IEP Team Thursday, February 21: Communication Skills Thursday, March 21: Educational Need Thursday, April 18: Overview of ESY We hope you'll join us at 12:15 p.m. CST @ https://www.facebook.com/PRNTexas/

Facebook Live – The IEP TEAM2019-01-22T15:56:56-06:00
14 06, 2017

Texas Legislative Update for June 2017

2017-06-30T15:07:33-05:00

Chuck Noe, PRN Education Specialist,  shares his insights on newly signed Texas legislation.  Please keep in mind that even though a bill is effective immediately, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) must go through the process of developing and posting rules before schools can begin implementing some of the laws. HB 657  An ARD committee (IEP team) may promote a student to the next grade level if the committee concludes that the student has made sufficient progress in the measurable academic goals contained in the student’s IEP despite not passing the STAAR.  At the beginning of each school year, a district must [...]

Texas Legislative Update for June 20172017-06-30T15:07:33-05:00
14 06, 2017

Facilitated IEPs in Texas

2017-06-30T15:08:44-05:00

In the last ten years, Texas has taken interest in the growing use of “facilitated IEPs” to assist in dealing with “difficult” IEP meetings and resolving disagreements.  In 2013, the Texas passed legislation addressing facilitated IEPs.  IEP facilitation offered by a school is now an option for resolving disputes. TAC 89.1196 (a)  – IEP facilitation “refers to a method of alternative dispute resolution that involves the use of a trained facilitator to assist an admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee in developing an IEP for a student with a disability. The facilitator uses facilitation techniques to help the committee members communicate [...]

Facilitated IEPs in Texas2017-06-30T15:08:44-05:00
10 02, 2017

ARD/IEP Committee Decision Making Process

2019-10-03T11:39:15-05:00

Federal regulations refer to an IEP team.  In Texas, this team is referred to as the Admission, Review, and Dismissal or ARD committee. This committee meets at least once a year to develop, review and/or revise a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP). IDEA says that the IEP meeting serves as a communication vehicle between parents and school personnel, and enables them, as equal participants, to make joint, informed decisions regarding- The student's needs and appropriate goals designed to enable them to be involved in and make progress in the general education curriculum; The extent to which the student will participate in [...]

ARD/IEP Committee Decision Making Process2019-10-03T11:39:15-05:00

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