72-171-220 - School district involvement and participation IEP meetings

72-171-220. School district involvement and participation IEP meetings

Involvement and participation of the LEA at meetings in which a decision is to be made relating to the educational placement of the student is considered essential for meaningful discussion to occur. A representative of the student's LEA will be invited to meetings involving an IEP, transition services, or placement and appropriate notice to the parent(s) and adult student will be provided. The LEA representative should be an individual who is knowledgeable about the availability of resources of the LEA, authorized to allocate resources, or develop collaborative requests for funding to establish programs to meet the extraordinary program needs. If the LEA representative is unable to attend the meeting, Washington state school for the blind staff shall keep the representative informed of the meeting and obtain information that will assist in the provision of services.

(Amended by WSR 16-13-070, Filed 6/13/2016, effective 7/14/2016)

Statutory Authority: RCW 72.40.022. 01-16-022, § 72-171-220, filed 7/20/01, effective 8/20/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 72.40.022 and 20 U.S.C. §§ 1401, 1412-1417. 90-16-008, § 72-171-220, filed 7/19/90, effective 8/19/90.

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