Compliance Technical Assistance:
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1456
The monitoring of special education is a system designed by the federal government to ensure that special education programs and services are being delivered according to the requirements of IDEIA 2004. WISD monitors it's local districts and public school academies on a yearly basis. Monitoring involves a number of steps including the review of student files, performing administrative and form reviews and conducting random parent surveys. The district receives a report of violations and actions needed to resolve the problems.
Issues of noncompliance are dealt with in a variety of ways. A formal, written complaint may be filed to show a potential violation of the Michigan Special Education Rules and Regulations or the federal IDEIA 2004. A request for mediation is another method of dealing with disputes involving the delivery of special education. In mediation, a impartial person meets with the two parties to resolve issues and reach consensus on the problems. Due process hearings are the final method of resolving disputes. If there is a disagreement involving the IEP process, a request may be made for a due process hearing. At that time, the district will try to resolve the disagreement, but will follow the steps outlined in IDEIA 2004 if a hearing is necessary.
Catamaran Training Site (Leaving WISD Website)
Catamaran Verification Timeline (2017-2018)
Catamaran Due Dates (2017-2018)
State Complaint Process (PDF)
State Complaint Form (PDF)
The above document, Individual Education Plan (IEP) Blank, is not an actual IEP, and should be used for reference purposes only.
IEP Excusal Document (PDF form)
ESY Guidance (PDF)
ESY Standards (PDF)
IEE Manual (PDF)
IEE List of Evaluators (PDF)
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