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Reevaluations for Special Education: What You Need to Know


If your child has an IEP, you’re probably familiar with the school evaluation process. The evaluation results help determine whether your child was eligible for special education. They also shape the goals in his IEP.

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Secondary Transition

MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin
November 2019

Secondary Transition is the process of preparing students for adult life after they leave high school. Transition planning begins in Maryland at age 14 as students explore and discover what they want their post-school goals and outcomes to be through career awareness activities.


Transition Symposium 2019

Speaker Presentations

The Transition Symposium, held this year on Nov. 9, 2019, offers resources to transition-age youth with IEP/504 Plans (ages 14-24), their parents, families, educators, and human service professionals.


The Difference Between IEP Meetings and Parent-Teacher Conferences

By Amanda Morin

Knowing the difference between an IEP meeting and a parent-teacher conference can help you make the most of both meetings.


Individualized Education Program (IEP) Progress Reports: How will you know if your child is making progress on IEP goals?

Why is making progress important? Making appropriate progress on IEP goals is the key to meaningful special education.


Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities: Consideration and Documentation of Assistive Technology Delivery

MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin
November 2019

The focus of this technical assistance bulletin is to provide guidance to local school systems for the use and documentation of assistive technology