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IDEA Procedural

IDEA Procedural Safeguards

This information provides you as parents, legal guardians, and surrogate parents of children with disabilities from three (3) years of age through age twenty-one (21) and students who have reached age eighteen (18), the age of majority, with an overview of your educational rights or procedural safeguards.

Notice of Procedural Safeguards (English)

Notice of Procedural Safeguards (Spanish)

  • When you ask for a copy
  • The first time your child is referred for a special education assessment
  • Each time you are given an assessment plan to evaluate your child
  • Upon receipt of the first state or due process complaint in a school year, and
  • When the decision is made to make a removal that constitutes a change of placement

 Please note that by clicking on the link above, you will be taken to the California Department of Education's website which contains the Notice of Procedural Safeguards.



Nicole Wells
Senior Director SELPA

Crystal Niderost
Administrative Assistant - SELPA