IEPs and CPS

Discussion in 'Special Ed 101' started by Allan-Matlem, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. Allan-Matlem

    Allan-Matlem Active Member

    Instead of behavior IEPs individual education plans use a CPS plan

    I hope this helps

    Allan
     
  2. TeDo

    TeDo Guest

    That would be great in a perfect world, Allan. I have found, and you can read other posts here, that the US educational system and it's administrators are generally not receptive to a change in "the way things are" and "the way things are done". Expecting them to change THEIR approach and THEIR thinking just isn't going to happen. Thanks for the link though.
     
  3. buddy

    buddy New Member

    True, and it is so prescribed here too. But one place they may be able to sneak more of it is into the positive behavior plans that are added to IEP's. Our behavior department is studying Lost In School right now and they are going to take the discussion district wide. They as a team are frustrated with the traditional behavioral methods and (sadly only in private....wish they woudl stand up at the meetings as they should)get sick of admin adding punishment etc. which then conflicts with what they are doing in the behavioral plans.
     
  4. Allan-Matlem

    Allan-Matlem Active Member

    Hi,
    It seems that Maine is taking the lead - see
    http://www.livesinthebalance.org/annual-conference

    Buddy,
    Dr Greene in his radio programs has welcomed school staff to participate with him in a radio program ( no names , anonymous etc ) as he leads them through the CPS process that tries to help a challenging child. I think this is a wonderful opportunity since your behavior department is studying ' lost at school'.

    Allan
     
  5. InsaneCdn

    InsaneCdn Well-Known Member

    If you could get the rest of the world to implement this with documented extremely successful results... my world up here "might" consider it 20 years later, because it "takes that long to prove new theories".
     
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