Who Do I Ask?
If you have questions about your child's education, here's a list that should help guide you on knowing who to ask for assistance, support, and clarification.
General Education Teacher: Curriculum, grade level expectations, grades, homework, day to day questions, accommodation and plan implementation
School Counselor: Social-emotional needs, post-high school planning, community resources
School Nurse: Medication needs and health plans
Special Education Teacher: IEP, specific goal data and progress, plan implementation, accommodations
Special Education Case Manager: Goal progress, plan creation, IEP and reevaluation meetings
Related Service Providers (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, Vision Therapy, etc): Contact special education case manager for support
Paraprofessional: Plan implementation, accommodations, data collection -- their primary role is to keep the special education teacher informed
Process Coordinator: Special education process, timelines, IEP, evaluation, manifestation determination
Principal: Discipline, teacher or paraprofessional concerns, general building concerns
Director of Special Education: Law, policy, procedure, special programming