Checklist to Elevate Each IEP

6 best practices to help create compliant, individualized and relevant IEPs

IEP Checklist - 6 best practices to help create compliant, individualized and relevant IEPs
 

With 6.7 million students enrolled in special education programs in the U.S., 49 states feeling the effects of a special education teacher shortage, and up to 50% of special educator time spent on paperwork — how can schools ensure Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) are high-quality, compliant and actionable for educators working with students with disabilities?

The answer: by providing easy-to-digest professional development for special education teachers and providers.

Equipping your special educators with expert IEP best practice tips helps novice and veteran educators build and implement multi-dimensional IEPs that enable a student to make appropriate progress.

This IEP Checklist, based on advice from special education expert Carol Kosnitsky, outlines best practices and how they help ensure a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) is provided to each student.

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Our IEP Checklist outlines best practices and how they help ensure FAPE is provided for each student.

 

Special educators will get a refresher on how to:

  • Use multiple sources of data to build a comprehensive IEP

  • Focus on student strengths, interests and preferences

  • Increase parent participation in the IEP process

  • Describe how the student’s disability affects involvement and progress in the general education curriculum

  • Write specific statements on academic and functional needs

  • Establish baseline data to take a student’s performance temperature


About the Author

Carol Kosnitsky

Carol is a renowned author, consultant and national speaker on best practices in developing measurable and compliant goals and objectives. As a former Special Education Director, Supervisor and Teacher who has consulted with hundreds of school districts, she brings a great depth of practical experience and compassion to her work along with energy, insights, vision and systemic thinking. Funny and articulate, Carol inspires and informs.

Carol Kosnitsky