Standard Based IEP
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Online Trainings See below examples from Ohio and California.
Ohio State Standard IEP (GPS-IEP)
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Resources Related to IDEA 2004
Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities (Outside Source)
Information, including research briefs and resources designed to improve instruction, assessment, and accountability for students with disabilities. The Tool Kit is intended to assist state personnel, schools, and families in their efforts to ensure that all students with disabilities receive a quality education.
IDEA Parent Guide (Outside Source)
This guide describes the special education process with special emphasis on the category of specific learning disability and includes parent perspectives, terms helpful to know, and practical materials for parents (e.g., checklists, sample letters, charts, and questions to ask). This guide produced by the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).
Response to Instruction & Intervention
Materials on RtI also available from NASDSE include the following
- Response to Intervention. NASDSE and the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) White Paper on RtI. This short paper provides a brief overview of RtI. Click here to download a free copy of the CASE White Paper on RtI.
- Response to Intervention. A PowerPoint presentation on RtI that can be customized for your audience. Click here to download a free copy of the RtI PowerPoint presentation.
- Myths about RtI Implementation. A short paper that debunks some of the misconceptions about RtI. Click here to download a free copy of Myths about RtI Implementation.
- The RtI Action Network. NASDSE is a founding partner with this new Response to Intervention initiative launched by the National Council on Learning Disabilities. The RtI Action Network is uniting the public and private sectors with representatives from general education, special education and family groups to support the implementation of Response to Intervention (RtI) in school districts nationwide. Its cornerstone is RTINetwork.org, a web-based source of research-based information and expert guidance on Response to Intervention. To connect to this new resource, go to: www.rtinetwork.org.
- The IDEA Partnership. NASDSE has worked with its 55 national organization partners in our IDEA Partnership to develop an entire catalogue of materials developed by these organizations on RtI. For additional materials, please visit the website for NASDSE's IDEA Partnership, www.ideapartnership.org and click on Partnership Collection on RTI to view these materials.
- Assisting Students Struggling with Reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and Multi-Tier Intervention in Primary Grades. This guide offers five specific recommendations to help educators identify struggling readers and implement evidence-based strategies to promote their reading achievement. Teachers and reading specialists can utilize these strategies to implement RtI and multi-tier intervention methods and frameworks at the classroom or school level. Recommendations cover how to screen students for reading problems, design a multi-tier intervention program, adjust instruction to help struggling readers, and monitor student progress. Click here to download a copy of this report.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Incorporated
The National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) has produced a document that illustrates a recommended seven-step process with accompanying guiding questions to assist special education teachers and other professionals in developing a Standards-Based IEP. The Standards-Based Individualized Education Program examples are available on the NASDSE website at http://www.projectforum.org/.
National Alternate Assessment Center
The National Alternate Assessment Center (NAAC) is a five year project funded by the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) that is designed to bring together and build upon high quality, technically sound alternate assessments.
National Center on Educational Outcomes
The National Center on Educational Outcomes provides national leadership in the participation of students with disabilities in national and state assessments, standards-setting efforts, and graduation requirements.
National Center on Student Progress Monitoring
OSEP has funded the National Center on Student Progress Monitoring. Located at the American Institutes for Research, it is a national technical assistance and dissemination center dedicated to the implementation of scientifically based student progress monitoring.
Learning Opportunities for your Child Through Alternate Assessments
The booklet introduces school improvement efforts under NCLB and IDEA and provides information to help ensure that students can benefit from these efforts.
News and information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) is available from the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). (Outside Source).Topic briefs include a summary of all relevant statutory language around that topic, along with citations and cross-references to other related briefs when applicable
Individualized Education Program (IEP), Team Meetings and Changes to the IEP (PDF; Outside Source) explains changes in procedures for IEP meetings, including information about membership, attendance, and making changes to the IEP.
A Guide to the Individualized Education Program (Outside Source)
United States Department of Education guidance to assist educators, parents, and state and local educational agencies in implementing the requirements of Part B of the IDEA regarding IEPs.
Standards-Based Individualized Education Program Examples (Outside Source; PDF)
A seven-step process to be used in developing a standards-based IEP. Each step is followed by guiding questions for the IEP team to consider in making data-based decisions.
A Seven-Step Process to Creating Standards-based IEPs (Outside Source; PDF)
This companion document provides the steps and guiding questions in a brief two-page document.
Technical Assistance and Training
Education Service Centers
For technical assistance and training on this topic and other aspects of the provision of services for students with disabilities, contact your regional education service center.