PCSD Special Education Policies and Procedures Manual
Special Education adheres to the Park City School District Special Education Policies and Procedures Manual approved by the PCSD Board of Education and USBE August 2021.
Child Find System
Park City School District, in accordance with the requirements of Part B of the IDEA and with the Rules, has developed policies and procedures to ensure that all students with disabilities residing within the jurisdiction of the LEA, including students with disabilities from birth through 21 years of age, regardless of the severity of their disability, and who are in need of special education and related services, are identified, located, and evaluated. These policies and procedures include a practical method for determining which students are currently receiving needed special education and related services and provide a process to reevaluate those who are found eligible within the three-year timeframe. (34 CFR §§ 300.109, 300.111; RULES II.A.)
Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship
The Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship Program (CSS) is a parent choice model for Utah residents that provides tuition assistance for eligible special needs students enrolled in eligible private schools. The scholarship is for students who would qualify for special education and related services in public schools, preschool through 12th grade (3‐21 years of age), whose parents choose an eligible private school.
Records Destruction Notice
Student records may be considered “no longer needed to provide educational services” and may be destroyed three years after the student graduates or three years after the student turns 22 under IDEA. (34 CFR § 300.624, Rules IV.V)