An important part of a special education teacher’s job is to write effective IEPs for their students. There are many different components involved in the IEP. The special education teacher must be able to write all components of the IEP to be individualized to each student’s unique needs.
Review the “Individualized Education Program (IEP) Template.” Based on the “Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance,” complete the highlighted sections for Lesley’s IEP to include:
- Additional documentation or consideration of special factors
- Three measurable IEP goals
- Special education services to be provided
- Least restrictive environment
In addition, beneath the IEP template write a 500-750 word rationale for your decisions in the highlighted sections of the IEP.
Support your findings with a minimum of three scholarly resources.