You can find the updated procedures at www.iasb.com/law/icsaspeced.cfm. Also at this link, you will find sample policies and procedures. They are meant to give you a starting place when developing your district’s special education materials.
The committee changed the procedures because of new IDEA regulations, ISBE requirements and State legislation. More detailed information may be found at www.iasb.com/law/ICSASpecialEdMemoRevised2015.pdf.
A special thank you to the following lawyers who volunteered their time to this project:
Amy K. Dickerson, Franczek Radelet P.C.; Teri E. Engler, Engler, Baasten & Sraga LLC; Mary Kay Klimesh, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Merry C. Rhoades, Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C.; Bennett Rodick, Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn; Melinda L. Selbee, Illinois Association of School Boards; Laura M. Sinars, Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton & Taylor, Ltd.; Kimberly A. Small, Illinois Association of School Boards; Kathryn Vander Broek, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP; Patricia J. Whitten, Franczek Radelet P.C.; Brandon K. Wright, Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd.