Presentation on theme: "An Introduction to your IEP Mrs. Ellis Wilder-Waite Grade School A Passport to your Learning Success!"— Presentation transcript:
An Introduction to your IEP Mrs. Ellis Wilder-Waite Grade School A Passport to your Learning Success!
You will learn What an IEP is Why you have an IEP What goals are written in your IEP (and help make new ones!) What accommodations are and what accommodations you have (and help make new ones!) What related services are and which related services you receive What an IEP meeting is and how to present at your own IEP!
Introductions My strengths My progress towards current goals My services and placement My IEP Meeting My teacher’s Input My accommodations My goals for the future My parents’ input
So what is an IEP? Individualized Education Plan
You are the “I” in IEP
Why do you have an IEP? Some students have IEPs because they need them to help them be successful in school. Your IEP talks about your areas of strength and weakness, what skills you need to learn, what you'll do in school this year, what services your school will provide, and where your learning will take place.
What Goals are in your IEP? Reading Math Writing Behavior Organization Attention Other Academic Goals Functional Goals
What are Accommodations? Helpful tools, strategies, and resources provided to you to ensure your success in school
What are Related Services?
What does my IEP look like? Signatures Goals Accommodations Strengths Special Services Related Services Supplementary Aids/Accommodations
Let’s Explore Your IEP
Where Do We Go From Here? Invite IEP members to the meeting by writing a formal business letter Write a “My Strengths” Essay 5 th Graders write a ‘Vision for Middle School’ Essay Complete an “Accommodations Think Sheet” Get Input from your parents and teachers Brainstorm potential goals Create name cards for IEP team members Create a PowerPoint presentation for the meeting Practice presenting to your classmates before your February 4 th Meeting If you don’t know where you are going, any old road will get you there….