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20 Strategies for More Productive IEP Meetings

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Because of their very nature, and despite the best of intentions, Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings can be intimidating and fraught with stress and confusion for some. Join Melissa Mann as she shares 20 strategies to help your IEP meetings run smoother and be more productive for all involved. Among other topics, Melissa will cover how to set an agenda, establish the tone for the meeting, and share the goals in language and terms the parents understand. The strategies discussed will be applicable to both elementary and secondary grade levels.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Special Education
Last aired on: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Communication & Collaboration, Special Education
Tags: disabilities, IEPs, Individualized Education Programs, meetings, special needs

Reviews (30)

Full Member
Thanks so much for this !
Full Member
Great suggestions!!
Good suggestions not only for IEP meetings, but any parent meetings.
Full Member
Good review of what to expect at a well-run, productive IEP meeting and concepts that can be applied to any parent meeting, particularly 504 meetings.
Full Member
some good reminders on keeping the needs of each child to do their best with our assistance at the forefront of all IEP meetings. Thanks!
Full Member
Wonderful presentation!
Full Member
Good tips for new teachers
The first year teacher advise that you game of having an agenda is a great reminder for any teacher no matter how many years they have been teaching! Thanks!
Full Member
Thank you !!! for reminding us how important it is for us to take the time to listen to the parent.
Basic Member
It's a good webinar for first year teachers in order to help them remember what they need to do at IEP meetings.
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