Creating Collaborative IEPs

This Handbook was developed by parents and educators as a quick-tip resource for those who believe
collaboration is the best way to plan for positive and possible futures for students with disabilities. The
Handbook is intended for students, parent, paraprofessionals, general and special education teachers,
related service provides, building and central office administrators, and other who participate in the IEP
process. The Handbook was developed to help those involved in the IEP process in collaboratively develop
Standards-driven IEPs, based on the student’s long-range outcomes. (Handbook consists of 54 pages,
including Helpful Tools: Sample forms and letters, Legal References, and Resources.)
To order, please contact Melanie Sterling at or (804) 827-0197