Basic Rights Workshop Flyer

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP  A Free Virtual Workshop for Parents and Professionals

Date / Time:  1/25/2021  6-8 PM  Registration Link:

Organizations:  Hoosac Valley Regional School District  - Joshua Dickson, Director - North Berkshire School Union - Stephanie Pare, Director - North Adams Public Schools - Tom Simon, Director - Mount Greylock Regional School District - Patrick Priester, Director -

Presenter:  Karen Mowry,

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This presentation will delve into the Individual Education Program (IEP) document, its development, the breakdown of each section and understanding how the document will support a student.

Workshop Topics:

  • Why the IEP is Important
  • Who is eligible for an IEP
  • How the IEP is Developed
  • Strengths and Concerns
  • Vision Statements
  • IEP Sections including PLEP A & B, Annual Goals and Service Delivery Grid
  • Differences between Accommodations and Modifications 
  • Response, Placement and Consent 
  • Procedural Safeguards and more!

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