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