This IEP belongs to _____________________ My IEP It’s my time to shine! Welcome to My IEP Meeting! I’d like to welcome you and thank you all for coming! Introductions Grandma Mary Joan Ms.Coursley Ms.Dixon people who are at this meeting and what their roles are): Name: Role: Why are we here? To make plans for my future and to find out what I want to do when I graduate After I graduate from high school, this is what I see in my future: (pick one or two ) Try to get a job Get into the art institute of Vancouver Career Possibilities: Fashion design Family Possibilities Marriage Children Pets More independence Places I would like to live… This city Basement suite Room mate house How I will get around… Bus Walking Cycling Car Things I will do for fun: Movies Phone friends Talk on MSN Collect/play music Cook Hang out Go exploring Dance/party Strengths(You may have some things you do very well. List them here): Good listener Follows instructions Reads well A good friend Friendly, courteous empathetic Quick learner Hard working Nice, kind Needs (these are the things I need help with): Finding things Being safe Computers My locker Organizing things Getting a job Transportation Explain: Here are my IEP-required accommodations and modifications that were in place this year: These accommodations worked the best for me (list and explain): Let’s make some goals…. Have you ever heard of taking “baby steps” instead of a “giant leap” Let’s say you are taking a long road-trip to Montreal. Make a goal (getting to Montreal) You need a map Need a license Need to buy gas… it will cost you! You need some helpers along the way! Now, make priorities… Rank the priorities in your life? What areas are most important/least important? Skills for community living Schoolwork Relationships with peers Communication skills Transitions Self-determination Health and wellness ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Now, parents what are your priorities? (rank most to least important) Skills for community living Schoolwork Relationships with peers Communication skills Transitions Self-determination Health and wellness ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Based on what is most important, begin to write goals…. Goal #1 This year I will… get a job before the end of grade 12. It is important because… I too need to make cash. People who can help me…. My grandma, Ms.Coursley, Myself. Goal #2 This year I will… graduate from grade 12. It is important because… its my future! People who can help me… Mary Joan Pushie, Ms.Coursley Goal #3 This year I will… It is important because… People who can help me…. Goal #4 This year I will… It is important because… People who can help me…. Goal #5 This year I will… It is important because… People who can help me…. Parents may have goals as well. They may use this to share their ideas. Goals - Explain why this is important. - - - - - Congratulations! You have now started a plan that will keep you on track. You will be able to look back and celebrate your success. You are self-determined in directing your own life.