Increasing Capacity for Developing High-Quality IEPs/IFSPs (2018)

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General Information

Meeting Date: 
June 18, 2018
Meeting Location: 
Virtual Event

From 1:30 - 3:30 pm ET

Meeting Who: 

The live event is open to current OSEP Grantees (State and discretionary)

Symposium Details 

OSEP’s second symposium of the 2018 Symposia Series was held on June 18, 2018 from 1:30 – 3:30 PM Eastern. All grantees were invited to attend! 

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. 


  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.


Archived Meeting Recording & Resources


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