PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS NOTICE
efforts and documenting such efforts, the LEA is not able to obtain your participation in the resolution meeting, the LEA may, at the end of the 30-calendar day resolution period, request that a hearing officer dismiss your due process complaint. Documentation of such efforts must include a record of the LEA’s attempts to arrange a mutually agreed upon time and place, such as:
Detailed records of telephone calls made or attempted and the results of those calls;
Copies of correspondence sent to you and any responses received; and
Detailed records of visits made to your home or place of employment and the results of those visits.
If the LEA fails to hold the resolution meeting within 15 calendar days of receiving notice of your due process complaint fails to participate in the resolution meeting, you may ask a hearing officer to order that the 45-calendar day due process hearing timeline begin.
Adjustments to the 30-calendar day resolution period
If you and the LEA agree in writing to waive the resolution meeting, then the 45-calendar day timeline for the due process hearing starts the next day.
After the start of mediation or the resolution meeting and before the end of the 30-calendar day resolution period, if you and the LEA agree in writing that no agreement is possible, then the 45-calendar day timeline for the due process hearing starts the next day.
If you and the LEA agree to use the mediation process, at the end of the 30-calendar day resolution period, both parties can agree in writing to continue the mediation until an agreement is reached. However, if either you or the LEA withdraws from the mediation process, then the 45-calendar day timeline for the due process hearing starts the next day.
Written settlement agreement
If a resolution to the dispute is reached at the resolution meeting, you and the LEA must enter into a legally binding agreement that is:
Signed by you and a representative of the LEA who has the authority to bind the LEA; and
Agreement review period – If you and the LEA enter into an agreement as a result of a resolution meeting, either party (you or the LEA) may void the agreement within 3 business days of the time that both you and the LEA signed the agreement.
13July 2008 Revisions