SELPA Procedural Guide

SELPA Procedural Guide

El Dorado County SELPA Procedural Guide for Special Education. Click here to access the full Procedural Guide >

When To Contact A SELPA Representative

Pre-Referral Process

Child Find Basics

Referral Process

Procedural Safeguards

Prior Written Notice


Assessment Plans

Assessment, Test Selection and Reports

Individualized Education Program Meeting

Annual Review and Re-Evaluation

Infant Development Program

Eligibility Criteria

Transition Planning and Student-Led IEPs

Parent Participation


Non-conserved Adults Students with Significant Disabilities

Surrogate Parent Procedures

Parental Consent and Parental Revocation of Consent

Interim Placement

Extended School Year

Special Education Transportation

State Special Schools and Services

Promotion and Retention of Students with Disabilities

Functional Behavior Assessment

Behavior Intervention Plan

Behavioral Emergency Interventions

Suspension, Expulsion and Manifestation Determination

Non-Public Schools and Non-Public Agencies Referral Procedures

Records Requests and Maintaining Records

Independent Educational Evaluations

Local Complaint Procedures

California Department of Education Complaint and Investigation Procedures

Due Process Hearing and Mediation

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Individual Health Plans and Nursing Services

Curriculum Adaptations


Age Out Timelines

Age of Majority

Home-Hospital Instruction, Home Instruction, and Independent Study

School-Sponsored Non-Academic Extracurricular Activities and Field Trips

Graduation Options for Students with Disabilities

Shortened Day Guidelines

Unilateral Placements