According to the Michigan Department of Education's publication Technical Assistance for Frequently Asked Questions (February 2004), the MET is team of at least two persons responsible for evaluating students suspected of having a disability. At least one of the team members must be a special education approved teacher or other specialist with knowledge in the area of suspected disability. CEN NEWS Teaching, Assessing Students With Disabilities The Institute on Communication Integration Addresses Parenting Teens and Young Adults With Disabilities Kids Count on Consistency Detroit Elementary School Teacher Named Michigan Teacher of the Year Robots Stand in for Bedridden Students—Technology Helps Connect Hospitalized Kids With Classmates more news
by state definition, "a team of persons including at least one teacher or other specialist with knowledge in the area of suspected disability, that determines whether a child is eligible for special education based on evaluation results"
a team composed of educators, administrators, agencies. and parents are included as equal members. This team reviews existing data and any additional evaluation data to determines if the student is eligible for special education services.