Session 1 – State Complaint Procedures Workshop

The dRC’s three-part Special Education Series begins on October 13, 2017, at the dRC from 10 a.m. to noon with a presentation and discussion on the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) State Complaint Resolution Procedures. To register, link to

Topics include:

  1. collaboratively resolving disputes between parents and their school division on matters related to the special education process,
  2. how to determine what constitutes a dispute needing a more formal intervention, and
  3. how to write a state complaint that meets the sufficiency standards of applicable state and federal special education laws and regulations.

Information regarding mediation and due process hearings will also be shared.      Participants will receive several take away documents about dispute resolution.

Presenter is Hank Millward, Director, Office of Specialized Education Facilities and Family Engagement at the Virginia Department of Education.



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