Residential Placement - Transfer Referral

Residential Placement | Transfer Referral

The local educational agency that placed the student at the beginning of the fiscal year is responsible for funding the residential placement for the remainder of the school year, including extended school year (ESY). EC 56325(c)

 

 Pre-Referral

  • Complete the Transfer into LEA form (D/M 52) and obtain the parent/guardian signature.
  • Confirm the student's current residential placement and educational services through a review of current individualized Education Program (IEP).
  • Complete the Authorization for Use and/or Disclosure of Information form (D/M 63) and obtain the parent/guardian signature. Specify the receiving agency as the Desert/Mountain Children's Center (DMCC).

 


Referral

Upon confirmation of prior placement, forward the following completed documents to the attention of the Nonpublic School Coordinator at the SELPA.

  • D/M 52 Transfer into LEA form
  • D/M 63 Authorization for Use and/or Disclosure of Information form
  • IEP or IEP Addendum dated within one year that documents the previous residential placement
  • Psycho-educational evaluation dated within three years of the referral for residential placement
  • Any additional information in support of the referral

 

Timeline for Services

The new LEA of residence will schedule an IEP team meeting within 30 days of the transfer to document the new placement. The placement should be listed on an IEP or IEP Addendum including the NPS, residential placement, start date, duration, and frequency. The IEP or IEP Addendum should be forwarded to the Nonpublic School Coordinator at the SELPA.

For more information, please contact our office at (760) 552-6700
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