Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-94j-4 - Training procedures

Current through March 4, 2022

Training procedures established by the Commissioner of Education shall include, but not be limited to, training in the following areas:

(a) The nature and needs of different types of exceptionalities;
(b) The availability of programs and programming options with respect to such exceptionalities;
(c) The responsibilities and limitations of the role of the surrogate parent, including the following skills to ensure effective representation of the child:
(1) Becoming thoroughly acquainted with the child's history and other information contained in school and other reports relating to the child's educational needs;
(2) Complying with state and federal laws and regulations as to the confidentiality of all records and information pertaining to the child, to which he or she is privy;
(3) Using discretion in the necessary sharing of information with appropriate people for the purpose of furthering the interest of the child;
(4) Becoming familiar with the educational prescription for the child and, where appropriate, giving his or her approval;
(5) Reviewing and evaluating special education programs pertaining to the child as well as such other programs as may be available; and
(6) Initiating the mediation, hearing and/or appeal procedures and seeking qualified legal assistance when such assistance is in the best interest of the child;
(d) The sources and types of assistance available to the surrogate parent; and
(e) The legal rights of the child in all areas relating to the child's education.

Notes

Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-94j-4
Effective June 7, 1979

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