Roles and Responsibilities for Special Education Services School Personnel

RESPONSIBILITIES
WHEN TO CONTACT
Principal
ˇ Member of IEP Team Meeting as administrator
ˇ Ensures implementation of services
ˇ Ensures implementation of Goals and Objectives
ˇ Supervises on-site special education personnel
ˇ Classroom assignments
ˇ Not able to resolve special education concerns after talking with school special education personnel
ˇ School issues unrelated to special education
Psychologist
ˇ Co-develops assessment plan with RSP
ˇ Conducts assessments as per plan
ˇ Member of IEP Team as appropriate
ˇ Provides services as identified on IEP, such as counseling services, social skills training, etc.
ˇ Develops behavior plans
ˇ Questions about assessments
ˇ Questions about implementation of specific services - counseling and social skills
ˇ Questions about implementation of behavior plan
Resource Specialist (RSP) Teacher
ˇ CO-develops assessment plan with psychologist
ˇ Conducts assessments as per plan
ˇ Member of IEP Team as appropriate
ˇ Coordinates scheduling of IEP meeting for RSP students and initials
ˇ Teacher of Record for RSP students
ˇ Collaborates with general education teachers
ˇ Implements goals and objectives as per IEP
ˇ Provides progress reports towards goals and objective
ˇ Referral for special education assessment (initial)
ˇ Questions about assessment processˇ Questions about date and time of upcoming IEP meeting
ˇ Request for an additional IEP meetingˇ Questions about implementation of accommodations/modifications in general education setting
ˇ Questions about Parents/Guardian Rights
Special Day Class Teacher
ˇ Member of IEP Team as appropriate
ˇ Coordinate IEP meetings for assigned students
ˇ Teacher of Record for day class students
ˇ Responsible for differentiated curriculum and instructional strategies
ˇ Implements goals and objectives as per IEP
ˇ Provides progress reports towards goals and objectives
ˇ Collaborates with general education teacher regarding mainstreamed students
ˇ Responsible for aides assigned to classroom
ˇ Questions about curriculum and/or instructional strategies
ˇ Questions about goals and objectives
ˇ Questions about mainstreaming
ˇ Questions about aidesˇ Request for an additional IEP meeting
ˇ Questions about Parents/Guardian Rights
Itinerant Staff (Speech, OT, PT, APE)
ˇ Member of IEP Team as appropriate
ˇ Conducts assessments as per Assessment Plan
ˇ Implements goals and objectives as per IEP
ˇ Provides progress reports towards goals and objectives
ˇ Questions about goals and objectives
ˇ Questions about services