Students with disabilities who are placed in a receiving school by a district board of education must have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) in effect prior to the delivery of services.

A. Procedures for Ensuring the Pupil’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) Can Be Implemented

1. The following procedures will be used to ensure the student’s IEP can be implemented in the receiving school setting prior to accepting the student. [N.J.A.C. 6A:14-7.5(b)1]:

a. The Director of Special Services in the receiving school district will review the IEP.

b. The receiving district will only accept the pupil if the Director of Special Services determines the pupil’s IEP can be implemented. The receiving district will not accept the pupil if the Director of Special Services determines the receiving district cannot implement the IEP.

B. IEP Meetings According to N.J.A.C. 6A:14-2.3(i)2.

1. The student’s teacher and, if appropriate, the student and other representatives of the receiving school, will participate in IEP meetings according to N.J.A.C. 6A:14-2.3(k).

Issued: 21 April 2005

Revised: September 2012