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.

CT - Principles of Mediation Brochure (Part C)

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

IA - Recommendation Notes for Improvement

IA - Special Education Mediator Standards

WI - Differences between Mediation and IEP Facilitation Power Point

WI - Effective Participation in the Sped Mediation Process (Manual)

WI - Mediator Roster Candidate Training Application

WI - Special Education Mediation Roster Candidate Training Flier

Dr. Susan Etscheidt will begin our presentation by introducing the dispute resolution options offered in the state of Iowa. In addition to highlighting the conflict resolution continuum for special education related disputes, Dr. Etscheidt will share the state's impressive statistics for pre-appeals, hearing, and mediations. She will then highlight the issues of the last ten hearings and the implications for these hearings in relevant case law. Amber Benedict will share her master's thesis research findings on Iowa's state special education mediators exploring their perceptions on power and...