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Individualized Education Program (IEP)

What is a PPT?

A PPT is a Planning and Placement Team Meeting that will generally take place in the student's school during the regular school day. A Planning and Placement Team reviews referral to Special Education, determines if the student needs to be evaluated, decides which evaluations will be given to the student, and determines whether the student is elibible for special education services.

What is the Special Education Identification Process?

An individualized education program (IEP) team meeting is of the Planning & Placement Team (PPT) to develop, review or revise an IEP for a child who has been determined to be eligible for special education and related services. Referral and Identification Process diagram

For more information about this process click here or contact your school administrator.

What if a student is eligible for Special Education Services?

Once a student is made eligible for special education part of the process includes the following:

  • Initial Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting
  • Student's Annual Review Meeting
  • Triennial Review Meeting
  • Program Review Meeting(s) as requested by the team

How often can a PPT be held for my child?

The school is required to hold a PPT meetings every year to review a student's IEP and develop a new one. At any time during the an IEP year, the parent or school can request an IEP Team meeting to discuss making revisions to a current IEP. Oftentimes, parent questions and concerns can be addressed at parent-teacher meetings and do not require a formal meetings.

How often is my child's continued eligibility for special education determined and how is this done?

A student's eligibility for special education must be determined at an IEP Team meeting once every three years. The Triennial Evaluation Report is used in order to determine continued eligibly for Special Education services.