Roles and Responsibilities of ARD Members
The ARD committee members include the following:
• you, the parent,
• at least one regular education teacher of the child,
• at least one special education teacher or provider of the child,
• a representative of the district,
• a person who can interpret the instructional implications of the evaluation results,
• the student, if appropriate including whenever transition services will be addressed,
• other individuals who have knowledge or special expertise regarding the child and are invited by either you or the school, and if applicable:
· a certified teacher for the child with a suspected or documented Auditory Impairment (AI),
· a certified teacher for the child with a suspected or documented Visual Impairment (VI),
· an AI certified teacher and a VI certified teacher for the child with suspected or documented deaf-blindness,
· a Career and Technology Education (CTE) representative for the child who is being considered for initial or continued placement, or
· a Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) representative for a child who is a child with LEP.
Additionally, when transition services will be addressed, to the extent appropriate, with your written consent or with the written consent of the student who is an adult, the school must invite a representative of any participating agency that is likely to be responsible for providing or paying for transition services.