Category Archives: DESE Notices

Assorted notices and other information

Parent’s Notice of Procedural Safeguards, English Version — updated 12/2013

To: Special Education Administrators
From: Marcia Mittnacht, State Director of Special Education
Date: February 2, 2010 — updated December 18, 2013

I am pleased to announce the posting of the updated Parent’s Notice of Procedural Safeguards (PNPS) in English that now includes information to meet the requirement of annual notice regarding the school district’s use of MassHealth. … Read the rest

Directions for MA IEP Forms

DESE PDF file here Directions for Massachusetts IEP Forms The directions found below should be read in conjunction with The IEP Process Guide. All elements of these mandated forms must remain unchanged; however, school districts may change form design and may add elements. ED 1: Special Education Eligibility / Initial And Reevaluation Determination The Special Education Eligibility Flowchart has been designed to assist Teams in making eligibility determinations. … Read the rest

Directions for MA IEP notices

DESE PDF version here Directions for Massachusetts IEP Notices The directions found below should be read in conjunction with The IEP Process Guide and Directions for Massachusetts IEP Forms. School districts are recommended to personalize these suggested notices to fit the needs of their school districts; however, school districts must ensure that elements required by regulation are contained in their personalized notices. … Read the rest