Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 621
Administrative Hearing Commission

August 28, 2016
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Special education training for commissioners, requirements.

621.253. 1. At least three of the commissioners shall receive at least ten hours of initial training in special education matters and shall be the only commissioners who are assigned to special education due process hearings. The initial training shall be selected by the administrative hearing commission in consultation with the department of elementary and secondary education and the IDEA-funded parent training and information center located in this state. The training shall ensure that the commissioners receive knowledge of educational and legal matters sufficient for them to possess knowledge of the matters brought before them. If allowed by the policies of the training provider, materials from the training, including any available audio or video, shall be posted to the administrative hearing commission's website within ten business days from the date of the training.

2. Each commissioner assigned to special education due process hearings shall annually complete a minimum of five hours of training selected by the administrative hearing commission in consultation with the department of elementary and secondary education and the IDEA-funded parent training and information center located in this state. The training shall ensure that the commissioners receive updated knowledge of educational and legal matters sufficient for them to possess knowledge of the matters brought before them. If allowed by the rules and regulations of the training provider, materials from the training, including any available audio or video, shall be posted to the administrative hearing commission's website within ten business days from the date of the training.

3. If any special education training is provided directly by the department of elementary and secondary education, the IDEA-funded parent training and information center located in this state, or a provider working directly on behalf of either group, the group shall provide materials from the training, including any available audio or video, on its website within ten business days from the date of the training.

(L. 2012 S.B. 595)

Effective 7-05-12




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