ERIC Number: ED454675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville. Div. of Special Education.
This manual provides Tennessee educators with step by step procedures for completing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students with disabilities. It begins by discussing the purpose of the IEP and providing an overview of federal law provisions governing IEPs. The following pages describe each provision of the IEP and list points to remember for each step of the process, suggested questions to answer, and examples of parent concerns. Provisions addressed include: demographic information, child's strengths, parent concerns, how the child's disability affects involvement and progress in the general curriculum, area assessment, present levels of performance, sources of information, vocational evaluation, consideration of special factors, transition services planning, documentation of other agency participation, documentation of student's preferences and interests, measuring annual goals and short-term instructional objectives, methods of evaluation, report of progress, supplementary aids/services and supports for the student, program modifications/supports for school personnel, regular program participation, state mandated tests, related services, student placement in the least restrictive environment, transportation, extended school year, IEP participants, informed parental consent, and IEP review. A sample IEP form is provided. (CR)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Documentation, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, Recordkeeping, Student Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation, Technical Writing
Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Div. of Special Education, Andrew Johnson Tower, 6th Fl., 710 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37243-0375; Tel: 615-741-2731; Web site: http://www.state.tn.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act