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The IEP Checklist: Your Guide to Creating Meaningful and Compliant IEPs Kathleeen G. Winterman

The IEP Checklist: Your Guide to Creating Meaningful and Compliant IEPs

Kathleeen G. Winterman

Published July 21st 2014
ISBN : 9781598573893
Paperback
240 pages
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How can you design effective IEPs that improve student outcomes and meet legal requirements? This one-stop IEP guide has the answers your team needs to create great IEPs and put them into action. Youll start with a solid introduction to IEPs: theirMoreHow can you design effective IEPs that improve student outcomes and meet legal requirements? This one-stop IEP guide has the answers your team needs to create great IEPs and put them into action. Youll start with a solid introduction to IEPs: their purpose, their major components, and the legal mandates they need to meet. Then youll get a comprehensive framework for IEP development, featuring a unique, in-depth checklist that breaks the whole IEP process into small, manageable steps and walks you through each one. Packed with invaluable planning tips, vivid examples, and practice activities, this book is your whole school teams step-by-step guide to meaningful, legally compliant IEPs that help students reach their goals and meet state standards.IEP TEAM MEMBERS WILL LEARN TOassess a students present level of performanceeffectively collaborate during an IEP meetinguse student-centered planning to foster empowerment and leadershipdevelop meaningful IEP goals that can be easily communicated and measuredwrite short-term objectives aligned with the students IEP goalscollect and report data on student progress toward IEP goals and objectivesuse progress monitoring data to make instructional decisionsidentify accommodations that support a students specific academic needssupport successful transitions from school to adulthoodPRACTICAL MATERIALS: Activities and examples to guide and improve IEP development- reflection questions that deepen understanding- realistic dialogues that highlight key challenges and solutions- ready- to- use tools that help ensure meaningful, compliant IEPs.Includes ready-to-use IEP tools:IEP Rubric—detailed checklist for evaluating completeness and quality of each IEP elementIEP Inventory for verifying the presence of key IEP componentsParent Survey to gather information on parents perception of the IEP processTeacher Survey for assessing current practices and determining training needs