Policy 2419:  Regulations For The Education Of Students With Exceptionalities follows the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) and West Virginia State Code, Chapter 18, Article 20.  These policies and procedures apply to preschool, early childhood, middle childhood, adolescent and adult students whose educational programs require special education and related services.  Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) must adopt and implement appropriate special education policies and procedures to receive federal funds available under IDEA 2004.

  • Policy 2419: Regulations for the Education of Students with Exceptionalities Effective March 13, 2023.
    For a comprehensive list of education policies please visit the West Virginia Board of Education website West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) Policies (state.wv.us)

  • Policy 2419 Powerpoint Training (March 2023)
    This presentation summarizes changes to Policy 2419 related to: policy language and terminology including provisions related to public charter schools; procedural changes; alignment of language with federal, state, and board policy; updated glossary and acronym lists; clarifications concerning eligibility criteria, IEPs, caseloads, least restrictive environment and classrooms, special education and related services; as well as clerical revisions (e.g., typographical errors and formatting).

  • Procedural Safeguards  (2023)
    To facilitate informed parent involvement, this document explains the rights of parents, and students to whom rights have transferred, in the special education process. It also describes the processes available for resolving disputes related to a student’s special education program.

  • Manual de garantias procesales (Procedural Safeguards – Spanish version – 2023)
    Due to the minimal changes listed above, the 2023 Spanish version is an accurate representation of the information contained in the current English version. For questions related to translated versions, please contact Teresa Brown