Request for an IEP team meeting

Make sure you have proof that you gave this to your school or district office. Ask them to put a time and date/stamp on it, and give you a photocopy after it has been stamped. Also, make sure you put it in a safe place; you may need it in the future.
(Today’s date)

(Special Education Director)
(School Principal)
(School Name)
(School Address)
(School City, State and Zip)
(School Telephone number)

Subject: (child’s name and date of birth)
To whom it may concern:

I am requesting an IEP meeting for (child’s name). I am also requesting the following people are invited and attend (child’s name) IEP:
  • General Education Teacher(s)
  • Special Education Teacher(s)
  • Any service providers working with (child’s name)
  • Program Specialist
  • Principal of school
  • Educational Counselor
  • Staff who have the authority to commit resources for the District
Education Code section 56343.5 states an IEP will be held within thirty days from the parent’s written request. Please advise all IEP team members to make arrangements to stay for the duration of the IEP meeting and provide sub coverage if necessary.

I look forward to meeting with (child’s name) IEP team no later than (30 days from today’s date). Please contact me as soon as possible, so we can schedule a convenient time and date.
Thank you for your efforts in (child’s name) educational progress.
(Your name)
(Your address)
(Your city, state and zip)
(Your phone number)
cc: Student's Permanent School File