Course Description

This course provides general education teachers with knowledge and skills associated with developing and implementing meaningful Individualized Education Programs for students with disabilities, in compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Topics include federal and state regulations for the education of individuals with disabilities; procedures for referral, diagnosis and placement; and formation of individual education programs. Emphasis on the importance of the role of the family in the individual education program planning process is a critical consideration.  Students will produce a completed IEP and learn to incorporate federal law procedures to support students and families.  


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Section Title
Unpacking the IEP Process: Strategies for General Education Teachers
M, T, W, Th
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Jul 08, 2019 to Jul 11, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • On Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (3 units) $600.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook

The IEP checklist: Your guide to creating meaningful and compliant IEPs. Winterman, K. G., & Rosas, C. E. (2014).. Brooks Publishing: Baltimore, MD.

Rules for the provision of special education: Chapter 392-172A WAC. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (2016).Retrieved from  http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/pubdocs/WAC_392-172A.pdf

Notice of special education procedural safeguards for students and their families. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (2013). Retrieved from  http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/pubdocs/PS.pdf

Other required articles, handouts, and supplementary material located on Canvas under weekly modules.

Section Notes

The registration deadline is July 1, 2019 by the end of the day.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted Online through SPU prior to the first day of class will receive a 100% refund of SPU Tuition. No refunds will be given once the course has begun, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the final session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located at: https://ce.spu.edu under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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