CSE and CPSE Committees

The Committee On Special Education Includes:

  • Parent(s) of the student
  • Regular education teacher of the student whenever the student is or may be participating in the regular education environment
  • Special education teacher of the student or, if appropriate, special education provider of the student
  • School district representative who is qualified to provide or to supervise special education and is knowledgeable about the general curriculum and the availability of resources of the school district (CSE Chairperson)
  • An individual who understands and can talk about the evaluation results and how these results affect instruction. (this person may also be the special education teacher/provider, regular education teacher, school psychologist)
  • School psychologist
  • School physician (upon request)
  • Parent member (unless the parent requests that the parent member not participate)
  • Other people that have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student, including related services personnel as appropriate (as requested by the parent or school district)
  • ┬áThe student, if appropriate.

 

The Committee On Preschool Special Education Includes:

  • Parent(s) of the student
  • Regular education teacher of the child whenever the child is or may be participating in the regular education environment
  • Special education teacher of the child or, if appropriate, special education provider of the child
  • School district representative who is qualified to provide or supervise special education and is knowledgeable about the general curriculum and the availability of preschool special education programs and services and other resources of the school district and the county (this person is the Chairperson of the Committee on Preschool Special Education)
  • An individual who understands and can talk about the evaluation results and how these results effect instruction (this person may also be the special education teacher/provider, regular education teacher, school psychologist, school district representative or someone that the school district determines has knowledge or special expertise regarding the student)
  • Parent member (unless the parent requests that the parent member not participate)
  • An Early Intervention Coordinator from Saratoga County Public Health Nurses (for a child in transition from the Early Intervention Program)
  • Other people that have knowledge or special expertise regarding the child, including related services personnel as appropriate (as requested by the parent or school district)
  • A Saratoga County representative will be notified of scheduled meetings; however, the CPSE meeting can be held whether or not the County representative attends)

A Subcommittee On Special Education Includes:

  • Parent(s) of the student
  • Regular education teacher of the student whenever the student is or may be participating in the regular education environment
  • Special education teacher of the student or, if appropriate, special education provider of the student
  • School district representative who is qualified to provide, administer, or supervise special education and is knowledgeable about the general curriculum and the availability of resources of the school district (this person may be the special education teacher/provider, school psychologist, or building administrator)
  • An individual who understands and can talk about the evaluation results and how these results affect instruction (this person may also be the special education teacher/provider, regular education teacher, school psychologist or school district representative)
  • School psychologist (under certain circumstances)
  • Other people that have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student, including related services personnel as appropriate (as requested by the parent or school district)
  • The student, if appropriate