The 3 Ps of Preparation for IEP Team Meetings

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How do I prepare for an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting?

There is a simple way to prepare for IEP Team Meetings.

I call it the “Three Ps of Preparation.”

  • Plan
  • Produce
  • Provide

Planning is important as you prepare for IEP meetings.

You will become better at negotiating for services because you will always have at hand the information you need. You will be able to your file and document list to convince other Team members that your child needs different services.

Learn the first step.

Produce a Parent Report – in writing!

Your Parent Report gives the Team the information it needs to write the functional part of the Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance.

Learn about the importance of Present Levels and your parent input when writing this section in the IEP. Get a tip on what to avoid.

Provide your Parent Report twice. Learn when and to whom.

Learn the 3 Ps of Preparation in this new article from experienced Indiana Advocate Pat Howey!

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