When a student is referred for an Initial Evaluation for consideration of a special education determination, the person making the referral is directed to the appropriate staff member(s) at each level. These staff members are called "Team Chairs."
Individuals serving in the role of Team Chair are responsible for coordinating the special education team process for initial evaluations and reevaluations.
Key points in the evaluation process include:
- Assessment in all area(s) of suspected disability.
- Evaluation is student-driven and comprehensive.
- Assessment tools may vary.
- Assessments provide educationally relevant recommendations.