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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 (39)

Full Member
Thank you for these ideas.
Full Member
Very informative.
Full Member
The simplest thing to do is add the Service providers to my calendars and I always forget to invite them and then have to run around to make it work. I'm adding them now. :) Thanks
Full Member
Thank you for the great ideas!
Full Member
Very informative and great resources.
Basic Member
Nice overview of tips and tricks. She included a few terms and abbreviations that I wasn't sure what they were, but overall useful information.
Full Member
Awesome resource!
Full Member
Great tips and plans to be prepared! I would have loved to hear this when I got started in the schools!!
thanks for the resources and perspective.
Basic Member
Great suggestions for IEP meetings, especially the importance of listening.
Basic Member
Thanks so much for this !
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