Sec. 303.422 (d)
(d) Criteria for selection of surrogate parents.
(1) The lead agency or other public agency may select a surrogate parent in any way permitted under State law.
(2) Public agencies must ensure that a person selected as a surrogate parent—
(i) Is not an employee of the lead agency or any other public agency or EIS provider that provides early intervention services, education, care, or other services to the child or any family member of the child;
(ii) Has no personal or professional interest that conflicts with the interest of the child he or she represents; and
(iii) Has knowledge and skills that ensure adequate representation of the child.
Last modified on May 2, 2017