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Surrogate Parent Program

There are situations where a child receiving special education services may require a parent to be appointed by the school district. In these cases, the parent is referred to as a "Surrogate Parent". Surrogate Parents receive training in the ARD/IEP process in order to serve as the child's advocate in the educational decision making process. Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Meeting students and learning about their educational needs.
  • Acting as the student's advocate in all educational decisions.
  • Providing consent for assessments, services, and placements. 
  • Attending educational meetings, ARD/IEP Meetings, on behalf of the student.
  • Working with the school to develop an appropriate IEP for the student.

Get in touch

April Hill, Coordinator for Special Populations
Address | 400 Lobo Lane, Little Elm, TX 75068
Phone | 972.947.9340 ext. 11007