In addition to their respective roles, the School Psychologist, Learning Disabilities Teacher/Consultant, School Social Worker, and Speech/Language Therapist may also serve as case managers for students receiving special education services. Students are assigned a case manager at the time of the referral. However, there may be periodic changes in assignments. The case manager coordinates the evaluation process and IEP development, as well as monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the IEP. The case manager facilitates communication between home and school, as well as coordinates the annual review and reevaluation process. The case manager is knowledgeable about the student’s educational needs and program, special education procedures and procedural safeguards, and is responsible for transition planning.