Main Library

This library contains CADRE resources as well as State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources. Please note that CADRE makes no endorsement of the State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources included here, nor of any policies, procedures, processes, or documents specific to any item.

AL - RFP for Independent IDEA Mediators

HI - Notice to Offerors - Mediation Services

HI - Regisration Form for Online Solicitations

IA - Application form and job description for mediators

IA - Job Description Mediation Shepherd

IA - Mediator's Guide to Special Education Preappeal Conferences June 2010

IA - Request for Proposals: State Special Education Mediators

IA - Special Education Mediator Standards

IN - Special Education Mediation Program Application

MN - Alternative Dispute Resolution RFP for MDE (2012)

NY - RFP Mediation Services Provided in the New York State Early Intervention Program

PA - Letter to Mediator with Case Description Document

PA - Mediator Contract Requirements Nov. 2010

VA - Mediator Expectation Agreement

Art Stewart has trained mediators in 22 states, Kenya and Canada. He has testified before Congress on the use of mediation for special education issues. He wrote: “When Parents and Educators Do Not Agree: Using Mediation to Resolve Conflicts About Special Education 1995,” “Preparing for Mediation and Resolution Sessions 2009,” and contributed a chapter on “Building Trust and Resolving Conflict in Special Education” to The Handbook for Administration and Leadership in Special Education 2012. He coordinated the special education mediation program in Massachusetts for fifteen years and is...
Jim Gerl is a special education law consultant, is licensed to practice law in West Virginia, Illinois and the District of Columbia, and is the author of the award winning Special Education Law Blog. He has spoken on special education law topics at numerous state, regional and national conferences, and is a regular faculty member for the conferences of the National Association of Hearing Officials. Jim has trained hearing officers from all states, and works with a number of state departments of education. Clip 1: You've had extensive experience with due process hearings as a hearings officer...

WI - Differences between Mediation and IEP Facilitation Power Point

WI - Mediator Application Form

WI - Mediator Roster Candidate Training Application

WI - Mediator Training Agenda

WI - Special Education Mediation Roster Candidate Training Flier

WI - WSEMS Oral Questions and Score Sheet

WV - Request for Applicants: IDEA Mediators