IEPs: How Administrators Can Support the Development and Implementation of High-Quality IEPs

PD Hours: 2

SKU: PDH-IEPADM Categories: ,

Specifically designed with school administrators in mind, this module offers guidance on how to support and facilitate the development and implementation of high-quality IEPs, including the monitoring of student progress (est. completion time: 2 hours). Note: The content addressed in this module is based on federal law and regulations. State and local education agencies may have additional requirements. The information in this document is not intended to be a replacement for careful study of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and its regulations.


By completing the entire Perspectives & Resources section and reviewing the accompanying activities, you should be able to:

  • Understand the legal implications regarding the education of students with disabilities
  • Understand the administrator’s role in overseeing the IEP process for students with disabilities
  • Understand the key procedural and substantive requirements of developing and implementing a high-quality IEP
  • Describe the actions that a school administrator should ensure happens prior to and during an IEP meeting
  • Discuss the actions that an administrator should take to ensure services and supports outlined in the IEP are implemented with fidelity
  • Explain the importance of documenting a student’s progress toward meeting his IEP goals and reporting that progress to parents