Increasing Capacity for Developing High-Quality IEPs/IFSPs Symposium

OSEP Hosts National Summit and Launches New Attract, Prepare, Retain Resource Page

The 2020 OSEP Summit provided an opportunity by bringing together various stakeholders to explore potential strategies and innovative approaches to address this critical need. The virtual event was held over three days and participants had the opportunity to register for each event individually or attend all three.  An archive of the event can be found on the 2020 OSEP National Summit webpage.  OSEP also launched a new Attract, Prepare, Retain Resources Page that provides research and resources for stakeholders to explore potential strategies, innovative approaches, and additional resources regarding this topic!

| 2 Hours

Presenters

Johnny Collett; David F. Bateman; Laura Brown; Sarah Melton; Toby long; Renee Bradley; Melissa Turner; Nicole Bucka; Chris Coulston; Kevin Fortunato
Organization:
OSEP

The topic of this symposium was supporting high-quality special education services to children with disabilities by addressing the capacity needs of educators, IEP (individualized education program) teams, and administrators to develop and implement quality IEPs. 

Goals:

  1. Increase capacity of school leaders, teachers, service providers, and families to facilitate effective IEP/IFSP meetings and develop high-quality IEPs/IFSPs.
  2. Provide resources to assist school leaders, teachers, service providers, and families in facilitating effective IEP/IFSP meetings and developing high-quality IEPs/IFSPs. 
  3. Provide examples of schools' efforts to facilitate effective IEP meetings and develop high-quality IEPs/IFSPs.