Evaluation and Eligibility

Before a Request

External LinkMDE Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
External LinkMDE School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Implementation Guide

Making a Request

School age children

A parent may request a special education evaluation in writing by contacting the public school in which the child is enrolled or the public school district where the child resides.

Children ages 0-3

If you have developmental concerns about your infant or toddler less than three years of age, please contact one of the following:

What do I need to know about Special Education?

The following document may be helpful. It outlines the basic special education process for all students, from initial evaluation and eligibility to creating an IEP and reevaluation:
PDF DocumentNICHCY The Basic Special Education Process under IDEA 2004