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7631 - Appointment and Training of Committee Of Committe on Special Education (CSE)/ Subcommittee on Special Education Members

Policy: Appointment and Training of Committee Of Committee on Special Education (CSE)/ Subcommittee on Special Education Members Policy Number: 7631
Date of Original Policy: 07/10/2002 Date Revision Adopted: 11/06/2019
Reviewed by Policy Committee: 09/20/2019 Date of Next Review: 05/18/2022
Replacement of Policy Number:  

The Board of Education shall appoint a Committee on Special Education (CSE) whose membership shall include, but not be limited to, the following members:

Committee on Special Education (CSE) Membership

a)    The parent(s) of the student

b)    At least one regular education teacher of such student (if the student is, or may be, participating in the regular education environment)

c)    At least one special education teacher of the student, or, where appropriate, at least one special education provider (i.e. related service provider) of such student

d)    A representative of the School District who is qualified to provide or administer or supervise special education and who is knowledgeable about the general curriculum and about the availability of resources of the District

e)    An individual who can interpret the instructional implications of evaluation results, who may be a CSE member selected from the regular education teacher, the special education teacher or provider, the school psychologist, or the School District representative described above, or a person having knowledge or special expertise regarding the student as determined by the District

f)    At the discretion of the parent or the District, other individuals who have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student, including related services personnel as appropriate

g)    An additional parent of a student with a disability (may be a parent of a student declassified or graduated within the past 5 years), residing in the district or a neighboring school district is also a required member, if specifically requested by the parent of the student, the student, or a member of the committee, if requested at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.

h)    Whenever appropriate, the student with a disability

i)    A school psychologist

j)    A school physician, if requested in writing at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting by the parents of the student or the School District

Subcommittee on Special Education Membership

The Board of Education shall appoint, as necessary, a Subcommittee on Special Education whose membership shall include, but not be limited to, the following members:

a)    The parent(s) of the student

b)    At least one regular education teacher of such student (if the student is, or may be, participating in the regular education environment)

c)    At least one special education teacher of the student, or, where appropriate, at least one special education provider (i.e. related service provider) of such student

d)    A representative of the School District who is qualified to provide or administer or supervise special education and who is knowledgeable about the general curriculum and about the availability of resources of the District

e)    A school psychologist, whenever a new psychological evaluation is reviewed or a change to a program option with a more intensive staff/student ratio, as set forth in Section 200.6(f)(4) of the Regulations of Commissioner, is considered

f)    At the discretion of the parent or the District, other individuals who have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student, including related service personnel as appropriate

g)    An individual who can interpret the instructional implications of evaluation results, who may be a member described in letters “b” through “f” of this subheading

h)    Whenever appropriate, the student with a disability


Training
The training of qualified personnel is essential to the effective implementation of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education regarding the education of all students with disabilities.

The Superintendent’s designee shall be responsible to the Superintendent for establishing administrative practices and procedures for training all District personnel responsible for carrying out the provisions of Part 200 of the Commissioner’s Regulations as well as members of the committee on Special Education and members appointed by the Board of Education to the Committee on Preschool Special Education.

Education Law Section 4402
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Sections 200.2(b)(3) and 200.3
20 United States Code (USC) Sections 1400-1485
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
34 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Sections 300.342-344



 
 
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