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Virtual: Mastering Manifestation, Determination, Reviews (MDRs)

ESC-20 provides resources, training and technical assistance for evaluators. Quarterly contact group meetings for LSSP’s and Educational Diagnosticians are also provided.

Important Session Information:

Join us for this session that focuses on navigating the intricacies of the Manifestation Determination Review (MDR) process in compliance with Texas special education regulations. This session is tailored for educators, administrators, and special education professionals seeking a deep understanding of the MDR process, its implications, and effective strategies for ensuring fair and equitable outcomes for students.

Key Highlights:

  1. Understanding the MDR Process: Explore the Texas-specific regulations surrounding Manifestation Determination Reviews. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the purpose, scope, and key components of the MDR process within the context of special education.
  2. Legal and Procedural Foundations: Delve into the legal foundations of MDR within the framework of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Texas special education law. Understand the procedural safeguards in place to protect the rights of students with disabilities during the manifestation determination process.
  3. Collaboration and Team Dynamics: Learn effective strategies for fostering collaboration among the MDR team, including teachers, administrators, parents, and related services personnel. Understand the importance of diverse perspectives and contributions to ensure a fair and unbiased determination.
  4. Documentation and Reporting: Learn the importance of thorough and accurate documentation throughout the MDR process. Understand how to prepare comprehensive reports that clearly communicate the team's findings and decisions to all stakeholders.

This session aims to empower educators and professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct thorough and legally compliant Manifestation Determination Reviews. By participating in this session, you will be better equipped to ensure the rights and well-being of students with disabilities.

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Tuesday, February 4, 2025

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(2) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Kristi Jordan
Kristi Jordan
Date Time Location
2/4/2025 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Education Service Center Region 20 - Virtual 12
1314 Hines, San Antonio, 78208

1314 Hines San Antonio, TX 78208 | Phone: 210-370-5200 | Map

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