CEC Webinar | A Four-Step Method for Developing Measurable, Meaningful, and Legally Sound IEP Goals
FREE for CEC members. Join us for the first quarterly IEP webinar of 2024! Want to write IEP goals that are laser-focused on student progress? During this webinar you will learn a four-step method for developing measurable, meaningful, and legally sound IEP goals that will help your students reach their full potential.
The purposes of this webinar are to:
- Clarify the importance of the assessment and present levels statement in writing goals
- Explain a process for developing annual goals during an IEP meeting.
- Present a simple four-step method for ensuring that goals are actually measurable.
- Discuss the importance of graphically monitoring student progress toward the goals.
There is history behind this method - In 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District ruled that "to meet its substantive obligations under the IDEA, a school must offer an IEP reasonably calculated to enable a child to make progress appropriate in light of the child's circumstances" (Endrew, 2017, p. 999). It is impossible to show (a) that a student's IEP was written to indicate progress, (b) that an IEP team had a method to determine when changes should be made to a student's IEP, or (c) that a student's goals actually resulted in student progress, without writing measurable annual goals and then measuring them.
February 21, 2024 at 4pm ET
Free for members
$29 for non-members