Specifications include, but are not limited to: Eligible applicants to contract as Individualized
Education Program (IEP) meeting facilitators. The ALSDE will maintain a list of individuals who are qualified IEP facilitators, who are
also knowledgeable in laws and regulations relating to the provision of special education and related services. A facilitated IEP meeting is
an effective and collaborative student-focused process designed to help the IEP Team overcome conflicts and potential barriers to
communication. The IEP facilitator does not make educational decisions regarding the student or the IEP. The IEP facilitator's role is to assist IEP Team members in constructing a quality IEP through thoughtful and productive dialogue.