Mr. Jay Lebrun, Superintendent
49 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901

District Special Education Office

Parent's Guide to Special Education

Fortune Ellison - Director & Committee on Special Education Chairperson


Procedural Safeguards
The procedural safeguards notice must be provided to parents of a student with a disability, at a minimum one time per year and also upon:

  • initial referral or parental request for evaluation; 
  • request by a parent;
  • the first filing of a due process complaint notice to request mediation or an impartial due process hearing;
  • a decision to impose a suspension or removal that constitutes a disciplinary change in placement; and
  • receipt of a parent’s first State complaint in a school year.

A Parent's Guide to Special Education in New York State for Children Ages 3–21
VESID website - for a specific topic, please see the table of contents below.

Table of Contents -
links go to the VESID Parents Guide site