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.

At a Glance

  • A reevaluation isn’t the same as the annual review of your child’s IEP.
  • There are two types of reevaluations: a triennial reevaluation and a parent- or teacher-requested reevaluation.
  • A reevaluation can be helpful for many reasons, including if there are new areas of concern beyond what the initial evaluation showed.

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