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IEP and You

Individualized Education Program (IEP)

HArts Academy advocates that each IEP held to develop, review, or revise an IEP will be conducted by a team made up of the following:

 The IEP team must include all of the following:

  • One or both parents of the student
  • An administrator or designee who:
    • Is qualified to provide or supervise the provision of special education
    • Is knowledgeable about the general education curriculum
    • Is knowledgeable about the availability of the resources of the District
    • Has the authority to commit District resources
  • At least one special education teacher of the student, or, if appropriate, special education provider of the student (the language and speech specialist, if the student is only receiving language and speech services)
  • At least one general education teacher of the student, if the student is or may be participating in the general education environment
  • A person who can interpret the instructional implications of the assessment results (may be one of the above)

When appropriate, the IEP team shall include the following:

  • At the discretion of the parent or the school, other individuals who have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student, including related service personnel
  • For a student who is suspected of having a learning disability:
    • At least one person qualified to conduct individual diagnostic examinations of students (e.g., school psychologist)
    • At least one person, other than the student’s general education teacher, who observed the student’s academic performance in the general education classroom setting (e.g., special education teacher, school psychologist)
  • When a Functional Analysis Assessment (FAA) has been conducted:
    • A Behavior Intervention Case Manager (BICM)

Parents can request an oral interpreter or sign language interpreter for the meeting and a written translation by contacting Ray Vasquez, Administrative Director, Special Education at 

Extended School Year (ESY)

Individual Transition Plan (ITP)

Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)