Procedural Safeguards

Requirements under the Individuals with
Disabilities Education Act Amendments of
2004 (IDEA 2004) and State law

As a parent, you are an important member of your child’s multidisciplinary team. A multidisciplinary team makes decisions about evaluations and eligibility. Another multidisciplinary team, called the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Committee, develops recommendations for special education services for your child. You have the opportunity to participate in the multidisciplinary team meeting discussions and decision-making processes about your child’s needs for special education.

The following information relates to procedural safeguards explaining your rights under Federal and Mississippi law. One can expect these rights in order to ensure parental involvement in the special education programs.

If you have any questions regarding this document, please contact:

Special Education Office
Calhoun County School District
(662) 412-3152