Parent / Guardian Resources

Special Education State Complaint Resolution Procedure

State Complaint Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

State Complaint Form (3 – 21 Individualized Education Program)

State Complaint Form (Birth – 3)

Request for Mediation/Due Process Form

Listing of Free/Low-Cost Assistance for Special Education Disputes

Mediation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Due Process Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The MSDE Family Support Section of the Family Support and Dispute Resolution Branch, responds to parent inquiries, assists parents with navigating Maryland's early intervention and special education systems, and provides parents with school system resources.

MSDE contact:

Ken Hudock
Section Chief, Family Support Services
Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services
[email protected]