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IEP Best Practices

Time limit: 365 days

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Course Overview

Read through the information below carefully before enrolling. For further information, please consult the FAQ linked at the top of this page.

Course Description

Welcome to our comprehensive course on Individualized Education Program (IEP) Best Practices! Designed by a team of seasoned professionals, including an education specialist, principal, and superintendent, this course offers a deep dive into essential aspects of IEP meetings. You will explore topics like Meeting Prep & Mindset, Standards-Based Goals, Progress Monitoring, Behavior Data, Evidence-Based Strategies, and Effective Communication. While primarily aimed at special educators, administrators, and support staff will also find invaluable insights. Our course is structured to allow you to integrate your prior knowledge, develop handy mnemonics for IEP processes, and engage in practical exercises to reinforce your understanding. We recognize your busy schedule, which is why the course is crafted to be flexible, enabling you to complete it in sections as your time permits. Whether you're looking to refine your skills or build a solid foundation in IEP best practices, this course is an excellent resource. Join us and elevate your expertise in creating and implementing effective IEPs.

Course Goals

  • I can prepare for IEP meetings through my materials and mindset.
  • I can use standards-based IEP goals.
  • I can monitor IEP progress and behavior using data.
  • I can select evidence-based IEP strategies.
  • I can communicate with parents and guardians as IEP partners.

Estimated Time: 14-16 Hours (Two Days)

This self-paced course typically requires 14-16 hours to complete, though the actual time may vary based on individual factors.

Access and Credentials

Click on "enroll now" to begin enrolling in the Course listing. After registering, click on “Canvas” at the top of the page to access your course in Canvas. 

Bulk Enrollment

Administrators, PLC leaders, and others can enroll their whole team; there's an option for bulk enrollment in the Catalog for registering multiple members. You first need to reserve and purchase multiple enrollments. After that, you can invite individuals to your purchased seats.

Team Discount

If registering 20 or more individuals for a team or district, reach out to to arrange for special pricing before purchasing.

Credentials: 15 CECH or 1 Graduate Credit

After completing this course, you can obtain 15 CECH or 1 graduate credit. Graduate credit costs an additional small charge to the university for both members and non-members. CECH/CEUs are free of charge and can be obtained instantly upon completing all requirements. More information can be found in the FAQ at the top of this page.