Within three years of previous classification, a multi-disciplinary reevaluation shall be completed to determine whether the student continues to be a student with a disability.

N.J.A.C. 6A:14-3.8

Meeting Participants

Parent/Student (when appropriate)

General Education/Special Education Teacher(s)

At least 1 CST member who can interpret evaluations

Case Manager

At the discretion of the parent or school district, other individuals who have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student, including related services personnel as appropriate.

Review of Data

The IEP team shall review existing data and shall identify what additional data, if any are needed to determine:

  • Whether the student continues to have a disability;

  • The present levels of academic achievement and functional performance and educational and related developmental needs of the student;

  • Whether the student needs special education and related services, and the academic, developmental, functional and behavioral needs of the student and how they should be appropriately addressed in the students' IEP; and

  • Whether any additions or modifications to the special education and related services is needed to enable the student with a disability to meet annual goals set in the IEP and to participate, as appropriate, in the general education curriculum.

When Additional Data is Not Needed

If the IEP team determines that no additional data is needed to determine whether the student continues to be a student with a disability, the district board of education shall:

  • Provide notice to the student's parents of that determination and the right of the parents to request an assessment to determine whether the student continues to be a student with a disability; and

  • Shall not be required to conduct such an assessment unless requested by the student's parents.

When Additional Data is Needed

If additional data is needed, the IEP team shall determine the nature and scope of the proposed reevaluation including which child study team members and/or specialists shall administer tests and other assessment procedures.

Written Notice

Written notice and proposed actions shall include:

  • The nature and scope of the proposed reevaluation including which CST member and/or specialist will administer tests and other assessment procedures;

  • A copy of the short procedural safeguards statement; and

  • A request for written consent from the parent and/or adult student.


The parent may consider the proposed reevaluation program for up to 15 calendar days.

Completed Assessments

When the assessments are completed, written report(s) are prepared. A copy of the evaluation report(s) and documentation of the eligibility shall be given to the parent at least 10 days prior to the meeting. N.J.A.C. 6A:14-3.8(f)1

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