Indicator: A broad group of stakeholders is involved in planning, promotion, evaluation, and improvement activities for the dispute resolution system.
Efforts are made to understand the interests and experiences of the people who use and are most impacted by the system. Input and feedback from diverse and representative stakeholders, including parent organizations, districts, and others, are regularly requested and encouraged. Stakeholders are informed of improvement efforts and progress.
Consideration is given to the formation of a dispute resolution stakeholder group. Diverse and representative stakeholders are identified and actively recruited to participate in meetings. Concerted effort is given to engage all members of the group in the continuous improvement efforts, especially representatives from underserved communities.
Examples: parents, educators, service providers, practitioners, special education advisory panels, dispute resolution sub-committees, and others
Critical Questions for Consideration
- How will stakeholders be engaged in system improvement efforts?
- How will mutually-beneficial partnerships be leveraged to expand capacity?
- What efforts are made to ensure the consideration of diverse perspectives, reflecting all communities served?
- What strategies are used to learn about the interests and experiences of the people who use and are most impacted by the system?