Resources on IEPs for Children with Disabilities
Resources to improve instruction, assessment, and accountability for students with disabilities.
Resources Related to Individualized Education Program (IEP)
-News and information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) is available from the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) . Topic briefs include a summary of all relevant statutory language around that topic, along with citations and cross-references to other related briefs when applicable.
-Individualized Education Program (IEP), Team Meetings and Changes to the IEP (PDF) explains changes in procedures for IEP meetings, including information about membership, attendance, and making changes to the IEP.
-A Guide to the Individualized Education Program
United States Department of Education guidance to assist educators, parents, and state and local educational agencies in implementing the requirements of Part B of the IDEA regarding IEPs .
-Standards-Based Individualized Education Program Examples (PDF)
–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.A Seven-Step Process to Creating Standards-based IEPs (PDF)
This companion document provides the steps and guiding questions in a brief two-page document.