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.

BIE - Resolution Session and Due Process Hearing Procedures in Special Education - Due Process Hearing Officer Manual (2007)

CT - Principles of Mediation Brochure (Part C)

FL - Hearing Officer Training Module (1)

FL - Hearing Officer Training Module (2)

FL - Hearing Officer Training Module (3)

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

IA - Position and Training Paper

IA - Recommendation Notes for Improvement

IA - Special Education Mediator Standards

IN - Hearing Officer Manual

OK - General Expectations of Hearing Officer

PA - Training Videos - What to Expect at a Due Process Hearing

During 2011-2013, staff members from seven Lead Agencies joined CADRE staff, along with representatives from ECTA, WRRC, and ITCA, to convene an Early Intervention dispute resolution workgroup. The group met quarterly by teleconference and web meeting, and focused on identifying and developing dispute resolution training resources, model policies, and forms specific to Part C of IDEA. This page is a repository of shared resources from the group's work together. Use or reproduction of any of the materials on this page is allowed and permission to copy is not required. Please give recognition...

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...