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podcast icon NY Secondary Transition Podcasts

These podcasts feature practitioners from New York State schools discussing how they approach and implement work-based learning. They serve as an introduction to some of the concepts further explored in the WBL video series.

SD/IEP 6: The “I” in IEP: A Teacher’s Perspective on the Student-Directed IEP Process

“Having the students lead their meetings is just so much more effective than having teachers sit around and discuss with a parent what their child needs…” says Peggy Bennet, Special Education Teacher at Altmar-Perish-Williamstown School District. Peggy is taking part in a pilot program that encourages and empowers students to take a lead in their IEP meetings. Peggy recounts an example of a student who directed his IEP meeting and the results that followed.



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