STANDARDS-BASED INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS (IEPs)
West Virginia's Standards-Based IEP Initiative
In accordance with the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004) and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), West Virginia developed a model for providing access to the general education curriculum for students with exceptionalities. State and regional workshops are being conducted to train teachers to lead the development of IEP goals and objectives, as needed, that are based on the Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives and Next Generation Essential and Community Elements. Standards-Based IEPs provide individual plans that target grade-level academic content.
developed on or after July 1, 2014, are required to be in standards-based
Office of Special Programs
Building 6, Rm 304
1900 Kanawha Blvd
Charleston, WV 25305