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Improving Student-led IEP Practices and Processes

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This is an online event.

Improving Student-Led IEP Practices and Processes is a six-week online professional development course comprised of five online modules with assignments, each focusing on a different aspect of the student-led IEP process.

  • Module 1: Getting Started: Overview of the student-led IEP process, its importance, and how to start the process in one’s school.
  • Module 2: Building Self-Awareness: Developing self-awareness in a student to help him/her understand his/her disability and how to address strengths and challenges of the student in the classroom. 
  • Module 3: Understanding Your IEP: Helping students understand what it means to have an IEP and how this IEP assists them in the classroom.
  • Module 4: Preparing for Participation: How to adequately prepare students to be active participants in their IEP meetings.
  • Module 5: Student-Led IEPs: Real-life examples of student-led IEP meetings in several DC schools showcase how students present at their IEP meetings and advocate for their needs.

This course is open to teachers and school leaders serving students with disabilities throughout the District. Participants who fulfill all requirements will be eligible to receive 12 OSSE Professional Learning Units (PLUs).
This six-week course begins Oct. 30, 2017 and ends Dec. 8, 2017.

Space is limited and registration is required.

For more information or questions, please contact Jennifer Carpenter at [email protected].

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