Trisha Bergin-Lytton, M.Ed.
Mediator, IEP Facilitator, Trainer & Consultant

 
   
 
             PREREQUISITES to PARTICIPATE in
          a SPECIAL EDUCATION  MEDIATION or
                  a FACILITATED IEP MEETING
 
                   
 
 
 
 
  1. Both the school district and the involved family must be willing to utilize an IEP facilitator or participate in a mediation.

  2. As a courtesy, the school district along with the involved family should mutually agree upon the IEP facilitator or mediator, but this is not a requirement.

  3. The IEP facilitator or mediator may have separate intake phone conferences and/or meetings: one with the school district personnel assigned to the case and the other with the involved family.

  4. After the separate intake phone conferences or meetings, the IEP facilitator or mediator has the right to decline the request to facilitate or mediate the case and may suggest other options.