The words, “IEP meeting,” can strike fear in the hearts of parents and educators alike. Anger, apprehension, dread, and a variety of other emotions may rise to the surface in anticipation of the meeting in which an Individual Education Program is written for a student who receives special education services. But we can change this! And many of the following tips can be used at any type of “I” meeting: IPP, IHP, IOP, IHP, IWRP, INP, ISP, etc. (If you don’t know what all these mean, that’s OK—I made some of them up!)
Have “pre-IEP” meetings. Schedule individual meetings with members of the team prior to the official meeting. Share your thoughts and ideas, brainstorm . . . Click here to continue.
New and Improved I.E.P. Meetings
(and any other kind of "I" meetings)
New Ways of Thinking and Revolutionary Common Sense
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson