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.

CA - Office of Administrative Hearings Special Education Advisory Committee

IL - Stakeholder Meeting PowerPoint







PA - Correspondence as a Result of Focus Group Meeting

PA - ODR Focus Group Meeting Minutes (6/30/04)

PA - Solutions Panel Training Brochure

PA - Stakeholder Council (mission, operating procedures, minutes)

UT - Interagency Coordinating Council (Part C)

Doug McDougall has been active in alternative dispute resolution activities for over 20 years. He has worked as a community mediator, provided dispute avoidance services through a Covenant of Right Relations with faith based communities as well as ADR systems and implementation design with the California Department of Education. Doug is committed to providing options for individuals and organizations to access ADR processes early and often. Video of Voices from the Field: Doug McDougall

WI - Form letter for Stakeholder Council updating stakeholders on recent activities

WI - Stakeholder Involvement Yields Better Mediation System Article

Justice afforded by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), is largely dependent on: 1) the parent’s and educator’s knowledge of the responsibilities and limitations under this law and others, and 2) the parent’s and educator’s ability to effectively advocate their respective positions for the student and work together productively to either prevent disputes or resolve them when they arise. While IDEA specifically requires the dissemination of “procedural safeguards” and school district personnel are specifically trained in special education, little importance is given to...