of current special education mediators.
Mediation Request Form
Although use of the form is not required, this form
may be used to request mediation.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Special Education Dispute Resolution Systems Handbook
is designed to assist parents, school officials, and other interested parties
in understanding and working through TEA's special education dispute
resolution system. The handbook contains information about the mediation
program including FAQs but is not intended to be legal advice. A party
needing legal advice concerning a special education matter should contact a
private attorney as TEA cannot provide legal assistance. Click HEREfor a link to the Spanish translation of the Dispute Resolution Handbook.
is provided to parties following the completion of a mediation session.
Participating in Mediation
U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative
Services' letter to TEA responding to TEA's inquiry regarding whether a
state educational agency may dismiss claims raised in a state special education
complaint that were released in a previous resolution session or mediation