IEP Meeting

Reunión del PEI

You will be meeting with your child’s team to develop an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) that covers the next 12 months.

Understanding the meeting process and reviewing your student’s information will help your meeting run smoothly.

IEP development is an individualized process, but there are certain areas that should be covered in all Team meetings.

An IEP will be developed based on the Team’s discussion.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who is the Team Chairperson and what does he/she do?
The Team Chairperson manages your child’s team, runs the meeting, and handles all documentation. The chairperson is usually a special education liaison, though it can also be a coordinator or the school’s team chair.

Can I see a draft of the proposed IEP prior to my meeting?
No. The purpose of the meeting is for the Team members to develop the IEP together, so the IEP will not be written until after your team meets. 

What happens if we run out of time in the IEP meeting?
You can arrange with your Team Chairperson to set up additional time to meet with one or more Team members.

I’m not happy with the proposed IEP I received. What is the next step?
If you feel changes need to be made to the IEP, contact your Team Chairperson right away. Your Team can work with you to address your concerns. You also have the option of rejecting part or all of an IEP. 

I don’t think we will be able to sign and return the IEP within 30 days of the meeting. What will happen?
Your child’s current IEP will remain in place until you sign and return the new IEP. There is no penalty for returning the IEP late, but you are encouraged to get it in as quickly as possibly so that your child’s Team can begin implementing the new IEP.