What is an Individualized Education Program (IEP)?
Following assessment, an IEP Team meeting takes place. Participants include the parent(s), teachers, administrators and other individuals and, if appropriate, the child. If the IEP Team determines that the student is eligible for and needs special education, an IEP is developed to address the student's needs. The IEP Team will identify: presents levels of academic achievement and functional performance, areas of need, goals to address areas of need, and special education and related services that provide maximum interaction with typically developing peers. Written parental consent is required prior to IEP implementation.
The IEP Team meets annually to review the IEP. The parent or any member of the IEP Team may request an IEP Team meeting at any time.