Office of Dispute Resolution
The Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) as funded through the Bureau of Special Education (BSE), is responsible for administering the mandated due process hearings and mediations related to special education disputes in the Commonwealth. However, in addition, ODR offers several options and resources to help local education agencies and parents resolve disputes at early stages.
The district has copies of three videos that you may want to review for more information. Please contact Jennifer Connelly, Director of Pupil Services at 724-458-6733 ext. 2140 if you are interested in viewing any of the videos listed below.
The Mock Mediation Video
The IEP Facilitation Video
The Procedural Safeguards Notice Video
These videos are also available online at www.odr-pa.org