The IEP Meeting

Questions to Ask at an IEP Team Meeting

Questions to Ask at an IEP Team Meeting

  • How has the teacher accommodated my child’s learning and behavioral needs in the classroom?
  • Are there things I can do at home to support the IEP goals?
  • What type of learner is my child? Does the teacher attempt to use my child’s strengths while teaching him or her?
  • How frequently is my child’s progress monitored? What are the best ways for me to stay in touch with my child’s teachers to be informed of academic or behavioral progress?
  • Is my child making progress towards his or her IEP goals and the curriculum?
  • If a service is not working, how can I work with my child’s IEP Team to explore better services for him or her?
  • What sorts of programs or other supports might help my child? How can we get those?
  • What are the promotion criteria for my child? How will he or she be evaluated according to grade level?
  • In high school, what are the graduation requirements for my child? What are the diploma objectives for my child? What progress has he or she made towards those objectives?
  • Specifically, how many credits does my child have, and how many RCT or Regents’ tests has he or she passed?).