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.

Speaker Notes:

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.