• Hearing Officers Sought

    The Delaware Department of Education is seeking attorneys admitted to practice and in good standing with the bar of a state to serve as Panel Chairs for special education due process hearings pursuant to 14 Del C., Sec. 3135 et seq. Each hearing officer must: (1) have knowledge of, and the ability to understand, the provisions of the IDEA, and state and federal regulations pertaining to the education of children with disabilities, and the legal interpretations of the IDEA by federal and state courts; (2) have the knowledge and ability to render and write decisions in accordance with appropriate, standard legal practice, in cooperation and consultation with the other hearing officers appointed to a given hearing panel; and (3) complete training as required by the Secretary of Education to ensure adequate knowledge and competent performance.

    Information regarding requirements and application.

    Contact:

    Mary Ann Mieczkowski, Director
    Exceptional Children Resources
    Delaware Department of Education
    John G. Townsend Building
    401 Federal Street, Suite 2
    Dover, Delaware 19901
    E-mail: maryann.mieczkowski@doe.k12.de.us
    Fax: (302) 739-2388
    Phone: (302) 735-4210

Last Modified on October 23, 2018