Due Process Guidance for Teachers
River Bend Education District helps their member districts stay in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations by providing due process trainings and guidance that reflect all necessary requirements set forth by the Minnesota Department of Education.


Required Due Process Trainings:

Due Process Training #1 
IEP Team Members, Excused IEP Team Members, Parental Consent, Review and Revision of the IEP and due process timelines.
September 12th: St. James
September 23rd: GFW
September 26th: New Ulm (DAC)
September 27th: RBED 

Resources to assist with these topics:
Presentation notes 
IEP required team members: MDE Q & A
IEP excused team member: MDE Q & A


Due Process Training #2
Prior Written Notice for Eval and IEP, Progress Reporting (procedures and its role in Review and Revision)
October 10th: St. James
October 11th: RBED
October 22nd: GFW
October 29th: New Ulm (DAC)

Resources to assist with these topics:
Presentation Notes
Prior Written Notice power point
Progress Report power point 

Due Process Training #3
Evaluation and Eligibility 
Nov. 5th: St. James
Nov. 11th: GFW 
Nov. 15th: RBED
Nov. 19th: New Ulm (DAC)

Resources to assist with these topics:
Presentation via Power Point 
Evaluation Timelines and Required Notices
Sample PWN for Evaluated did NOT qualify 

Due Process Training #4
Individual Education Program (IEP) Part 1
Jan. 14th: GFW
Jan. 17th: RBED 
Jan. 28th: New Ulm (DAC)
Jan. 30th: St. James

Resources to assist with this topic
Annual Goal Help Sheet
Objectives Tutorial 
Presentation Notes 

Due Process Training #5
Individual Education Program (IEP) Part 2
Feb. 6th: St. James
Feb. 7th: RBED
Feb. 10th: GFW
Feb. 20th: New Ulm (DAC)

Resources to assist with this topic:
Presentation Notes
Child Specific Paraprofessional, MA Billing guidance
Paraprofessional guide 

Due Process Training #6
Secondary Transition 
OHD Criteria 
OHD Criteria and Secondary Transition
March 4th: St. James
March 11th: GFW
March 14th: RBED
March 18th: New Ulm (DAC)

Resources to assist with this topic:
Secondary Transition Notes
OHD Criteria Notes 
Students with health conditions identifying educational needs 

Due Process Training #7
ESY, SOP & PWN for graduation, end of year wrap up 
April 1st: St. James
April 10th: GFW
April 24th: New Ulm DAC
April 25th: RBED 8-9am
Resources to assist with this topic:
Summary of Performance & PWN for graduation 

Presentation NOTES