Addresses the needs of students with disabilities who don't have parents or a legal guardian to represent them as their individualized educational plan is developed. The Program is designed to help school districts implement the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) parent surrogate regulations. Region 4 consultants provide training for individuals who have been appointed as Surrogate Parent by a school superintendent.
Those interested in becoming a surrogate parent can click the link below to take the Online Surrogate Parent Training.
For information about Surrogate Parenting please contact:
State Support Team Region 4 at 440-350-2563