Indian Prairie Special Needs PTA presents:
Individual Education Plan Goals, Collaboration & Strategies
Date: March 18, 2008
Location: Crouse Education Center, 780 Shoreline Drive, Aurora
Time: 7:00 pm (following the IPSN PTA meeting)
Presenter: Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed
Review of IEP Purpose
Focus on Goal Planning
Negotiation Strategies & Teamwork
Twenty-two tips for the IEP
Objective: Participants in Precision Education’s general Special Education conference
will gain further insight into the creation of the Individual Education Plan. Both service
providers and parents will learn how to become accountable for their role in an
exceptional learner’s education. The focus of strategies will be to maximize a child’s
overall progress across all environments. By the end of the session each participant will
have received three action steps towards achieving a stronger education for children with
various learning needs.
Bring a COPY of your child’s IEP and Precision Education will review it and follow
up with a complimentary phone consultation the following week.
About the Presenter:
Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed, founder of Precision Education, Inc. holds multiple special
education teaching certificates, has been featured on AutismOne radio show, published in
The Autism Perspective and is Co-Author of Asperger's Success. She is a member of the
National Association of Special Education Teachers and Co-founder of the non-profit
Disability Community Solutions.
Proud sister of a successful man with Down Syndrome, Ms. Whitcher’s dynamic teaching
within the classroom led her to her life-long passion of bringing education teams together
for student achievement. For over 10 years, Precision Education, a special education
consulting firm has been focused on maximizing special education results for students,
parents & teachers. The development of Back to Future IEP Planning ™, exclusively
presented by Precision Education, has led to students with exceptional learning needs
meeting their potential and exceeding expectations. Precision Education represents a
parent focused, school friendly, child-centered approach to success.
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