The Evaluation Process and Evaluation Team Reports (ETR)

Special Education Eligibility and The Initial Evaluation Process

This video explains the initial education evaluation process and purpose. Parent Mentor’s roles are highlighted, along with options that the family has once the evaluation is complete. Other topics covered include; the evaluation roadmap and eligibility. This video was created by The Ohio Department of Education and the training was developed by Parent Mentors. 

The Evaluation Team: Your Child's Super Heroes

This short animated video will help explain what happens once you have given consent for an educational evaluation and completed a planning form for your child. This video was created by Ashley Thoreen, Parent Mentor. 

The Essential Evaluation Team Report Part 1: Referral and Planning

This video provides a detailed overview of the Evaluation Team Report – ETR process for school-age children.  Part 1 of this series is focusing on referral and planning and was developed by The Ohio Department of Education.

The Essential Evaluation Team Report Part 2: Summaries of Assessments and Determining Eligibility

This video provides an overview of the requirements for summaries of assessments on the Evaluation Team Report and determining eligibility for special education services under IDEA. This video is focused on summaries of assessments and determining eligibility. Created by The Ohio Department of Education. 

The Essential Evaluation Team Report Part 3: Determining SLD (Specific Learning Disability) Eligibility

This video provides an overview of the requirements for summaries of assessments on the Evaluation Team Report and determining eligibility for a Specific Learning Disability (SLD).  Created by The Ohio Department of Education. 

Preschool Essential Evaluation Team Reports Part 1: Referral and Planning

This video provides a detailed overview of the Evaluation Team Reports for Preschools. Part 1 of this series is focused on referral, planning, and individual assessment evaluator reports. Created by The Ohio Department of Education. 

Preschool Essential Evaluation Team Report Part 2: Summaries of Assessments and Determining Eligibility

This video provides an overview of the requirements for team summaries of assessments on the Evaluation Team Report and determining eligibility for special education services. This includes an intervention summary,  information from parents,  observations, medical information,  assessment results, a description of educational needs and implications for instruction and progress monitoring. Created by The Ohio Department of Education.