Title: IEP Writing Strategies: A Linear Approach

Instructor: Allan Blume
Participants: Teachers, Para Professionals, Assistant Teachers, Guidance
Date/Times: 10/25/19, 8:00-3:00
Location: 27 Russells Mills Rd, Dartmouth
Course #: 2019-31
Course Info Contact: Sherri Tetrault, 5089985599 ex 130,stetrault@smecollaborative.org
Course Description:This full-day workshop will present suggestions, ideas and strategies for writingeffective IEPs. Included in the workshop: Difference between PLEP A and B, Impact ofthe disability statement, accommodations/modification/specially designed instruction,determining goal focus areas, writing effective current performance levels observableand measurable goals and objectives/benchmarks.Models and templates will be used to guide participants with concepts they mightuse in their own IEP writing practice. Anticipated changes to the IEP process andformat will also be presented yet given that these have not been determined by theDepartment of Elementary and Secondary Education these will remain theoretical innature now.
Outcomes:Participants will learn and be able to immediately apply useable strategies,templates and approaches to IEP development requirements.

Each participant will be provided a copy of Allan Blume’s booklet – IEP Writing the Individualized EducationProgram; A Linear Approach.

Presenter:   Allan Blume is a former Associate Professor of Practice in Special Education at Simmons College. Allan’s primary areas of instruction and expertise are the laws, regulations and processes of special education as well as state and federal requirements for the provision of special education services. Prior to Simmons, Allan worked for 18 years as a special-education teacher in public schools and educational collaboratives in Massachusetts. He consults on federal and state special-education regulations, transition services and other education topics with universities, public and private schools and collaboratives, both in the United States and internationally. 
Cost:  175 SMEC Member District
           200 Non Member

Registration: Requests for withdrawals and refunds must be made prior to deadline 7/8/19. All cancellations subject to a $50 administration fee.

Questions email Sherri Tetrault at stetrault@smecollaborative.org or call 508-9985599 ex 130.

We must be informed at the time of registration if you have any ADA needs or require special accommodations of any kind 

Method of Payment: Check , Purchase Order, Money Order or Cash
Please make check payable to SMEC.
Mail payment and completed form to SMEC, 25 Russells Mills Rd, Dartmouth MA 02748.
We do not accept charge cards.
 Phone (508)998-5599ex130 FAX (508)998-5959 Email: Stetrault@smecollaborative.org