Individual Education Program

  • IEP graphic

    The local educational agency shall ensure that an IEP is developed and implemented for each child with a disability at the beginning of each school year, and reviewed annually. The IEP team should include but is not limited to:

    • Parent(s)
    • Regular Education Teacher
    • Special Education Teacher
    • Administrator
    • Student (as appropriate)


  • A state assessment program for measuring student performance on grade level standards for students with disabilities who are unable to participate in statewide Standards of Learning testing, even with accommodations.

Glossary of Terms

APR Annual Performance Report
AT Assistive Technology
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress
BIP Behavior Intervention Plan
CIP Continuous Improvement Plan
ESY Extended School Year
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
FBA Functional Behavioral Assessment
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
IDEA Individuals with Disability Education Act
IEP Individualized Education Program
IFSP Individualized Family Service Plan
LEA Local Education Agency
LEP Limited English Proficiency
LREP Least Restrictive Environment
MDR Manifestation Determination Review
OSEP Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Dept. of Education
PLOP Present Level of Performance
RTI Response to Intervention
SPED Special Education