Requesting a Change in Your Child’s Placement

Requesting a Change in Your Child’s Placement

Today’s Date

Your Name
Street Address
City, State, Zip Code

Name of Principal 
Name of School
Street Address
City, State, Zip Code

Dear (Principal),

I am writing to request a meeting to discuss a change in placement for (child’s name). He/she is currently in the (___) grade in (teacher’s name) class. I feel he/she needs to be in (name of alternative, if you know; otherwise describe the type of placement you feel is more appropriate for your child, such as your neighborhood school, a center-based program, general education class, or special class).

I am most concerned about:

I would also like to have (name of teacher(s) and/or any specialists you would like from the current and/or requested placement) attend this meeting.

I can arrange to meet with the rest of the IEP team on (days) between (give a range of time, such as between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.). Please let me know what time would be best.

I look forward to hearing from you soon. My daytime telephone number is (phone number). Thank you for your time.

Sincerely,

Your name

Letter generously created and placed in the public domain by: Center for Parent Information and Resources (4/5/2018). Requesting a Change in Your Child’s Placement, Newark, NJ.