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Individualized Education Program (IEP): Preparing Students for College and Career

An individualized education program (IEP) is a plan that:
  • identifies a student's educational needs,
  • contains learning goals based on the student's needs,
  • and describes the services a student will receive in order to progress towards learning goals.

The department developed guidance on writing IEPs called College and Career Ready IEPs: Improving Outcomes for Students Ages 3-21. This guidance does not reflect new requirements, but rather a renewed focus on the purpose of IEPs aligned with our state's focus on College and Career Readiness and improving literacy outcomes for students with IEPs called Reading Drives Achievement: Success through Literacy. For students requiring special education, the IEP supports access, engagement, and progress in academic instruction at all grade levels.

CCR IEP Overview

CCR IEP Overview

Discover CCR IEPs.

 

Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Explore in-depth information and resources about the CCR IEP process.

CCR IEP Discussion Tool

CCR IEP Discussion Tool

Use the CCR IEP tool to help you plan for and guide your discussion as you develop CCR IEPs.

Forms, Timelines & Procedures

Forms, Timelines & Procedures

Learn more about policies and procedures, sample special education forms & notices.