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Principles of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Individualized Education Program Process (IEP) - May 28
Become an Educational Surrogate Parent
Are you a Guardian Ad Litem?
Court Appointed Special Advocate?
Retired teacher or administrator?
Special education graduate student?
Or just interested in helping students?
You can support the education of a student with a disability by learning about or becoming an educational surrogate parent.
This training is designed to give you an understanding of the principles of an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for a student receiving special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Facilitated by PEAK Parent Center and the Colorado Department of Education, you will gain knowledge about the requirement for the assignment of an Educational Surrogate Parent (ESP) for students in need and an understanding of the special education process and how you can be involved, what to expect in the IEP process, and how to participate in the educational planning for a student.