FIEP Meeting: Independent Facilitator Series

Wondering what an independent facilitator does at an IEP meeting? Or, how a facilitator prepares to come to your meeting? Check out this video series showing the four steps an effective independent facilitator uses.

Corresponding resources:


Step 1a: Pre-Meeting Conversation with Principal

Step 1b: Pre-Meeting Conversation with Parent

Step 2a: Facilitator Preparation

Step 3a: Meeting Opening

Step 3b: Meeting Discussion, Gathering Information

Step 3c: Meeting Discussion, Interests-Based Problem Solving

Step 3d: Meeting Discussion, Consensus

Step 3e: Meeting Discussion, Closing

Step 4: Post-Meeting Facilitator Debrief

Putting It All Together