Related Services

Related Services

The Related Services Workgroup first convened in January 2018 with a mandate to improve the coordination of state, school and provider efforts to address the related services needs of students with disabilities.

In accordance with (House Bill 49) SECTION 733.65., the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall establish a workgroup on related services personnel. The purpose of the workgroup shall be to improve the coordination of state, school, and provider efforts to address the related services needs of students with disabilities.

The workgroup shall do all the following:

  1. Identify and evaluate causes and solutions for the shortage of related services personnel in the school setting, including evaluating the long-term sustainability of potential solutions;
  2. Establish short-term, medium-term, and long-term goals to address the shortage of related services personnel in the state and monitor progress on those goals;
  3. Report, as needed, on the work and findings of the workgroup.

This webpage contains the following resources and will be updated with a report on the work and recommendations by June 2019.


Educational Audiologist
School Nurses
Occupational Therapist
Physical Therapist
School Psychologist
Speech and Language Pathologist

Last Modified: 1/10/2019 5:05:24 PM