ERIC Number: ED407768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Memorandum of Understanding among the Colorado Departments of Education, Public Health and Environment, Human Services, and Health Care Policy and Financing for the Implementation in Colorado of Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Part H.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
This memorandum of understanding among the Colorado Departments of Education, Public Health and Environment, Human Services, and Health Care Policy and Financing, describes how the agencies will work together in the implementation of Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The agreement covers: (1) a statement of common purpose; (2) common definitions of terms; (3) the values base for agreement, including family involvement, community collaboration, and the promotion of natural environments; (4) the authority for the agreement which lists the different laws and regulations that require cooperation among state departments; (5) the intended outcomes of the statewide early intervention service delivery system; (6) mutual objectives of the program at the state and local level; (7) each agency's commitment to outcomes and objectives; (8) the individual responsibilities of each department; (9) the procedural safeguards relating to parental and child rights; (10) the confidentiality of information; (11) the transition from Part H to Part B of IDEA (preschool services); (12) the coordination with other state and federal initiatives; (13) the state agency dispute resolution process; (14) the role of the Colorado Department of Education in supervising and monitoring; and (15) the review of the agreement. (CR)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part H