MN April Updates

On Saturday, April 6th, 2024, an update will be posted to all Minnesota SpEd Forms sites. The update will include the changes listed below:


1. A dropdown option was added under the MTAS “Document IEP team decision” area. 

(Requested by: Jennifer Miller, West Saint Paul Mendota Heights Eagan Area Schools #59406)


1. The following tests have been updated in the SpEd Forms test bank: Comprehensive Receptive and Expressive Vocabulary Test – 3rd Edition, Test of Early Language Development – 4th Edition, Test of Language Development – Primary: 5th Edition and the Test of Language Development – Intermediate: 5th Edition.

(Requested by: SpEd Forms #59632)


1. A new form titled 504 Record of a team meeting has been added to the 504 menu and if empty, will autofill team members, meeting date and purpose of meeting from the 504 Notice of conference.

(Requested by: Dorothy Eckblad, Goodhue County Ed District #49334)


1. Guidance was added to the bill from/to dates on the student MA billing setup.

(Requested by: Anne Bydlon, Anoka-Hennepin School District #DE-4832)

2. The MA Third party liability form has been updated.

(Requested by: SpEd Forms #DE-4830)

3. A warning will display on the trip log when no corresponding service is provided that day.

(Requested by: Tara Goebel, South Washington County Schools #58731)

4. Relabeled the Consent to share data form to “MA Consent to share data.”

(Requested by: MA advisory committee #DE-4899)

5. When a student is transferred remotely to a different server, the eligibility dropdown in their MA billing setup is cleared.

(Requested by: Emma Christenson, Fergus Falls Area Special Education Cooperative #59048)


1. A new admin quick report titled, ”DAPE Services” has been added.

(Requested by: Bryan Schmidt, Rochester Public Schools #59423)

2. The “MHCP numbers” report has been updated to include the student MA billing setup information required for billing.

(Requested by: Rieger Viche, Duluth Public Schools #58666)

3. The date paid when importing the 835 X12 has been updated.

(Requested by: Emma Christenson, Fergus Falls Area Special Education Cooperative #58816)


1. Gray sectioning was added to the IEP progress report page for visual clarity for each goal.

(Requested by: Morgan Payne, St. Cloud Area School #59293)

2. An informational icon has been added to the v2 Educator and MA toolbox quick reports to display the report description.

(Requested by:  SpEd Forms #DE-4829)

3. A save button icon has been added to the rich text editor and will only be visible when in full screen.

(Requested by: Bill Underwood, Anoka-Hennepin School District #59262)

4. Educator team member list and Student sharing have been converted to v2.

(Requested by: SpEd Forms #DE-4872 and #DE-4888)



1. The form date for an amended plan in history will be the date of the amendment for plans finalized after the update.

(Requested by: Kim Mackenzie, Intermediate School District 287 #59145)

2. We have added a new preference allowing the contact information for obtaining procedural safeguards to be preset from district or school settings.

(Requested by: Jennifer Davie, Eastern Carver County Schools #53501)

3. Service names have been added to the “Activity log descriptions” dropdown titles.

(Requested by: Kim Mackenzie, Intermediate School District 287 #59315)