IEP step by step

Discussion in 'Special Ed 101' started by Lothlorien, Sep 18, 2007.

  1. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member

    Thought that you might find the following two documents on standards-based IEPs helpful. They were developed by Project Forum which is an arm of NASDSE, the National Association of State Directors of Special Education.

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    This document presents a seven-step process to be used in developing a standards-based IEP. Each step is followed by guiding questions for the IEP team to consider in making data-based decisions. Two student examples are provided to illustrate application of the components of a standards-based IEP. One student example leads to the decision that the student should take an alternate assessment based on modified academic achievement standards (MAAS), while the other leads to a decision that the student should take the general assessment with accommodations. Readers might use this tool to think about how the contextual characteristics of a school setting might influence the creation and implementation of a student’s IEP. The companion document, “A Seven-Step Process to Creating Standards-based IEPs” provides the steps and guiding questions in a brief two-page document.
    If you have questions about the documents, please contact Paula J. Burdette, Ph.D.,
    Project Forum Director