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Policies & Procedures


 Frequently Used References

  • Utah Special Education Rules
  • Least Restrictive Behavioral Interventions (LRBI) Guidelines

Jordan School District Special Education Guidelines

Note:  The JSD Special Education Guidelines Manual is being revised and updated. The following sections are not complete, however, please click on the link above to access the complete manual.

Section 1:  Initial Referral

  • Documentation of Response to Interventions
  • Referral for Evaluation for Special Education Services

Section 2:  Initial Evaluation/Eligibility Determination

  • Eligibility Assessment Guidelines
  • Prior Notice and Consent for Evaluation/Re-Evaluation
  • Evaluation Results Summary Report
  • Criteria for Classification in Jordan School District
  • Prior Notice for Identification and Determination of Eligibility

Section 3:  Re-Evaluation/Eligibility Determination

  • Notice of Meeting
  • Re-Evaluation Data Review
  • Eligibility Assessment Guidelines
  • Prior Notice and Consent for Evaluation/Re-Evaluation
  • Evaluation Results Summary Report
  • Criteria for Classification in Jordan School District
  • Prior Notice for Identification and Determination of Eligibility

Section 4:  IEP

  • Notice of Meeting
  • Individualized Education Program
  • Amending the IEP

Section 5:  Post-Secondary Transition

  • Post-Secondary Goals
  • Prior Notice Regarding Graduation
  • Prior Notice Regarding Program Termination
  • Notice to Parents and Students Regarding Age of Majority Rights
  • Graduation Guidelines

Section 6:  Placement

  • Prior Notice and Consent for initial Placement in Special Education
  • Prior Notice for Change of Placement in Special Education

Section 7:  Extended School Year (ESY)

  • Extended School Year (ESY)

Section 8:  File Maintenance

  • Special Education File Folder
  • File Organizer and Record of Access
  • Personnel Authorization Access List (PAAL)

Section 9:  Functional Behavior Assessment (FuBA) and Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)

  • FuBA and BIP

Section 10:  Private School/Charter School/Home School

  • Private School Individualized Services Plan (ISP)
  • Charter Schools and Home Schools

Section 11:  Confidentiality

  • Transfer of Special Education Files
  • Notification of Release of Special Education Records
  • Special Education Release of Information
  • Authorization for Release and Use of Health Information Form

Section 12:  Special Health Care Needs

Section 13:  Preschool

  • Preschool Evaluation Referral for Special Education Services
  • Individualized Education Program (SCRAM Worksheet)
  • Utah Preschool Outcome Data Summary (U-POD)
  • U-POD Form Information
  • Speech Language Impairment (SLI) - Articulation/Phonological Disorder

Section 14:  Alternative Language Services

  • Guidelines for Referring Limited English Proficient Students to Special Education