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ii.the particular alternate assessment selected is appropriate for the student; and
7.the projected date for the beginning of the services and modifications described in Paragraph A.4 of this Section, and the anticipated frequency, location, and duration of those services and modifications.

B.Transition Services. Beginning not later than the first IEP to be in effect when the student with a disability turns 16 or younger if determined appropriate by the IEP Team, and updated annually, thereafter, the IEP shall include:

1.appropriate measurable postsecondary goals based upon age appropriate transition assessments related to training, education, employment, and where appropriate, independent living skills; and
2.the transition services (including courses of study) needed to assist the student in teaching those goals.

C.Transfer of Rights at Age of Majority. Beginning not later than one year before a student reaches the age of majority under state law, the student's IEP shall include a statement that the student has been informed of the student's rights under Part B of the IDEA, if any, that will transfer to the student on reaching the age of majority, under §520.

D.Construction. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to require:

1.that additional information be included in a student's IEP beyond what is explicitly required in Section 614 of the IDEA; or
2.the IEP Team to include information under one component of a student's IEP that is already contained under another component of the student’s IEP.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S.17:1941 et seq.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 34:2061 (October 2008).

§321.IEP Team

A.The public agency shall ensure that the IEP Team for each student with a disability includes:

1.one or both of the parents of the student;
2.not less than one regular education teacher of the student (if the student is, or may be, participating in the regular education environment);
3.not less than one special education teacher of the student, or where appropriate, not less than one special education provider of the student;
4.an officially designated representative of the public agency who:
a.is qualified to provide, or supervise the provision of, specially designed instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities;
b.is knowledgeable about the general education curriculum; and
c.is knowledgeable about the availability of resources of the public agency;
5.an individual who can interpret the instructional implications of evaluation results, who may be a member of the team as described in Paragraphs A.2 through A.6 of this Section;
6.at the discretion of the parent or the agency, other individuals who have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student, including related service personnel as appropriate; and
7.whenever appropriate, the student with a disability.

B.Transition Services Participants

1.In accordance with Paragraph A.7 of this Section, the public agency shall invite a student with a disability to attend the student's IEP Team meeting if a purpose of the meeting will be the consideration of the postsecondary goals for the student and the transition services needed to assist the student in reaching those goals under §320.B.
2.If the student does not attend the IEP Team meeting, the public agency shall take other steps to ensure that the student's preferences and interests are considered.
3.To the extent appropriate, with the consent of the parents or the student who has reached the age of majority, in implementing the requirements of Paragraph B.1 of this Section, the public agency shall invite a representative of any participating agency that is likely to be responsible for providing or paying for transition services.

C.Determination of Knowledge and Special Expertise. The determination of the knowledge or special expertise of any individual described in Paragraph A.6 of this Section shall be made by the party (parents or public agency) who invited the individual to be a member of the IEP Team.

D.Designating a Public Agency Representative. A public agency may designate a public agency member of the IEP Team to also serve as the agency representative, if the criteria in Paragraph A.4 of this Section are satisfied.

E.IEP Team Attendance

1.A member of the IEP Team described in Paragraphs A.2 through A.5 of this Section is not required to attend an IEP meeting, in whole or in part, if the parent of the student with a disability and the public agency agree, in writing, that the attendance of the member is not necessary because the member's area of the curriculum or related services is not being modified or discussed in the meeting.
2.A member of the IEP Team described in Paragraph E.1 of this Section may be excused from attending an IEP Team meeting, in whole or in part, when the meeting involves a modification to or discussion of the member's area of the curriculum or related services, if:
a.the parent, in writing, and the public agency consent to the excusal; and
b.the member submits, in writing to the parent and the IEP Team, input into the development of the IEP prior to the meeting.

F.Initial IEP Team Meeting for Child under Part C. In the case of a child who was previously served under Part C of the IDEA, an invitation to the initial IEP Team meeting shall, at the request of the parent, be sent to the Part C service coordinator or other representatives of the Part C system to assist with the smooth transition of services.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S.17:1941 et seq.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 34:2062 (October 2008).

§322.Parent Participation

A.Public Agency Responsibility—General. Each public agency shall take steps to ensure that one or both of the parents of the student with a disability are present at each IEP Team meeting or are afforded the opportunity to participate, including:

1.notifying parents of the meeting early enough to ensure that they will have an opportunity to attend; and
2.scheduling the meeting at a mutually agreed upon time and place.

Louisiana Register   Vol. 34, No. 10   October 20, 2008

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