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Facilitator Contacts

Joyce Little jlittle@key2ed.com
Cassie cassiev@key2ed.com
Doug Little dlittle@key2ed.com
Office: (615)790-6156




Follow Up Webinar

Thursday, October 24, 2013
10:00 am
2:00 pm



Neutral Facilitator... When to use one
  • Parent is an employee of school district (or part-time employed)
  • Parent is a former student
  • Medically fragile (placement)
  • Services disagreements
  • Advocate/attorney involved
  • If immediate director has an active roll
  • There are 2 apparent sides vs. 1 team for the child
  • Director has vested fiscal interest
  • If NDE has been contacted
  • History of multiple meetings
  • High emotion
  • Inexperienced staff
  • Review of results of IEE
  • A lot of demands
  • By parent request
  • Transition from ANY (ie: Part C to Part B)
  • Highly educated parents (or intellectual parents)
  • Costs of thousands


Individuals willing to be a Neutral Facilitator to other districts/ESUs: (6/4/13)
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Name of Facilitator (possible co-facilitator), School/ESU, Email address




Meeting Agenda Examples:
Initial:
  • Welcome & Purpose; Introductions & Roles; Overview & Agenda; Ground Rules
  • Present Level of Performance
  • Annual Goals & Objectives
  • Special Education Services
  • Ending

Annual:
  • Welcome & Purpose; Introductions & Roles; Outcome & Agenda; Ground Rules
    • Shared understanding and agreement on goals
    • Shared understanding and agreement of placement and services
  • Present Level of Performance
    • strengths
    • Challenges/areas of concern
  • Annual Goals & Objectives
    • What do we want Jason to know and understand and be able to do in one year
      • How will we know we accomplished it
  • Special Education Services
    • Placement
    • Related services
    • ESY
  • Ending
    • Confirm agreements, paperwork
    • Action Plan
    • Debrief
Triennial:

  • Welcome & Purpose; Introductions & Roles; Overview & Agenda; Ground Rules
  • Present Level of Performance
  • Annual Goals & Objectives
  • Special Education Services
  • Ending

Manifestation:
Example A
  • Welcome & Purpose; Introductions & Roles; Overview & Agenda; Ground Rules
  • Present Level of Performance:
    • What does Luke & is able to do
      • Behavioral Performance
      • Functional Behavioral Assessment
    • Is Behavior related to the disability?
  • Review of Goals & Objectives
    • Is the IEP implemented appropriately?
  • Special Education Services
    • Placement
  • Ending
    • Confirm agreements/understanding
    • Signatures
    • Debrief
Example B
  • Welcome & Purpose; Introductions & Roles; Outcomes & Agenda; Ground Rules
    • Outcomes
      • Agreement on behavior
      • Determine if behavior was caused by disabilityDetermine placement & services
        • IEP was implemented
  • Present Level of Performance:
    • Review behavior
    • Review assessment information (FBA, etc)
    • Determine if disabilty caused behavior
  • Review of Goals & Objectives
    • Review current IEP and implementation
  • Special Education Services
    • Placement
    • Services
  • Ending
    • Confirm agreements/understanding, paperwork, action plan
    • Signatures
    • Debrief

Addendum: (for possible placement change)
Example A.
  • Welcome & Purpose; Introductions & Roles; Overview & Agenda; Ground Rules
    • Parents rights

  • Present Level of Performance
    • Review add to sgrentght and challenges
    • establish goals
  • Annual Goals & Objectives
    • review goals/objectives if applicable
  • Special Education Services
    • Brainstorming options
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Make a placement decision
    • determine services
  • Ending
    • Action plan
    • Debrief
Example B.
  • Welcome & Purpose, Introduction and Roles; overview of outcomes and ground rules
    • Outcome
      • Determine placement for Jake. Determine next steps...
  • Present levels of performance
    • Strengths and Challenges
  • Annual Goals and Objectives
    • What is the desired outcome in one year or until further assessments are conducted
  • Special Education and Related Services
    • Placement
    • Related Services
    • Any additional assessments?
  • Ending
    • Confirm agreements, Signatures, Set next steps spelled out in an action plan
    • Debrief


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Resources
Getting to Yes: How to Negotiate Agreement Without Giving In - Roger Fisher
Difficult Conversations -Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen, Roger Fisher
Getting Past No - William Ury
The Third Side - William Ury
The Skilled Facilitator - Roger Schwartz
Dressing for Success - Alison Doyle

ESPD Group June 3-5, 2013
Some Charting from June 3-5, 2013
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ESPD gratefully acknowledges the work of Key2Ed in the development of theIEP Facilitation Process


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