Individualized Education Program (IEP) - Regulatory Requirements
IEPs developed for the 2011-12 school year, and thereafter, shall be on a form prescribed by the Commissioner. (8 NYCRR §200.4(d)(2))
Each student with a disability must have an IEP in effect by the beginning of each school year. (8 NYCRR §200.4(e)(1)(ii))
Federal and State laws and regulations specify the information that must be documented in a student’s IEP. (8 NYCRR §200.4(d)(2))
Districts are encouraged to begin to use the State’s model forms now, prior to their mandatory use.
Slide 7: IEP Regulatory requirements
While districts are encouraged to begin to use the form at this time, the State form must be used when developing IEPs for the 2011-12 school year and thereafter. The school year for this purpose begins on July 1, 2011.
An IEP must be in effect for each student with a disability by the beginning of each school year.
Information that must be documented in each student’s IEP is specified in federal and State laws and regulations.