Workshop Preview – Preparing for Your IEP

This is a short preview of one of our workshops. For more details or if you would like to join us for a presentation of the full workshop, please contact us.

Before the IEP Meeting:

  • Review your child’s records:
    • Current IEP
    • Most recent report card
    • Progress reports toward the annual goals in your child’s current IEP
    • Recent schoolwork samples
    • Performance on the district, state or alternate assessments
    • Results of the most recent evaluation (new information/test results should be shared with the team prior to the IEP meeting)
    • Correspondence with school, teacher, others (logbook, notes, letters, etc.)

During the IEP Meeting:

  • Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your child’s scheduled meeting.
  • Check yourself and your emotions. IEP meetings can be stressful and emotional so try and remember to be cooperative, respectful, calm, and positive.

After the IEP Meeting:

  • Expect to receive:
    • a Prior Written Notice (PWN) stating the actions of the school regarding the decisions made at your child’s IEP;