Facilitated IEP Meeting: Independent Facilitator Video

Overview

Wondering what an independent facilitator does at an IEP meeting? Or, how a facilitator prepares to come to your meeting? Check out this video series showing the four steps an effective independent facilitator uses.


Introduction

 

 

Resources:

IEP Facilitation flyer
Link to FIEP LiveBinder
Link to 1st Facilitated IEP Meeting Model Video


Step 1a:  Pre-Meeting Conversation with Principal

 

 

Resources:

Independent Facilitation flyer
IEP Team Effectiveness Checklist
Agenda
Agenda-Student


Step 1b: Pre-Meeting Conversation with Parent

 

Resources:

Before, During, After the Meeting Parent Checklist
Independent Facilitation Flyer
Facilitation: What to Expect Flyer


Step 2a: Facilitator Preparation

 

Resources:

Facilitation Tips: Discussion, Decisions, and Challenges
Facilitator Intervention Toolkit


Step 3a: Meeting Opening

 

Resources:

Jargon Poster
Agenda
Agenda - Student


Step 3b: Meeting Discussion, Gathering Information

 

Resources:

Facilitator Intervention Toolkit


Step 3c: Meeting Discussion, Interests-Based Problem Solving

 

Resources:

Interests-Based Problem Solving


Step 3d: Meeting Discussion, Consensus

 

Resources:

Consensus Gradients
Consensus Language


Step 3e: Meeting Discussion, Closing

 

Resources:

Commitment form
Meeting Evaluation form


Step 4: Post-Meeting Facilitator Debrief

 

Resources:

Facilitator Post-Meeting Debrief form


Putting It All Together

Resource:

Summary Chart