Developing Quality Individual Educational Plans

The fourth edition (2015) of Developing Quality Individual Educational Plans: A Guide for Instructional Personnel and Families "provide[s] information that will support the development of quality individual educational plans (IEPs) for students with disabilities. A quality IEP is in compliance with all requirements of state and federal laws and regulations and reflects decisions based on the active and meaningful involvement of all members of the IEP team. The IEP provides a clear statement of expected outcomes and the special education services and supports to be provided to the student" (page 1).

The guide was funded by the Florida Department of Education and is available as a pdf.

It contains the following chapters:

User's Guide
Chapter 1: Individual Educational Plan
Chapter 2: Individual Educational Plan Team
Chapter 3: Considerations in IEP Development
Chapter 4: Transition Planning
Chapter 5: Present Level of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance
Chapter 6: Measurable Annual Goals, Short-Term Instructional Objectives or Benchmarks and Evaluation of Progress
Chapter 7: Special Education Services and Supports
Chapter 8: Implementation, Review and Revision of the IEP

Contact Project 10 ( if you would like to schedule training on Quality Transition IEPs.