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Course Date(s):

March 3, 2023
9:00AM - 3:30PM

Unless otherwise noted, course times listed are in EST

Registration Deadline:

March 1, 2023






6 PDPs

Grad Credit:


$155 TEC Members
$170 Non-TEC Members

Withdrawals: No credits/refunds will be given unless TEC is notified 10 business days before the first class. All payments processed upon receipt.


Online | Webinar


PreK-12 SPED Educators

Preparing for the New IEP: Early guidance about referrals, evaluations and eligibility for services

This virtual workshop will offer an introduction to the Massachusetts Draft IEP and associated guidance. Participants will explore the Referral, Evaluation and Eligibility guidance together and discuss elements of the new Draft IEP Forms. In addition to an exploration of these resources, participants will review meeting agendas and protocols for facilitating teams using the new guidance and forms.


All PreK-12 special education staff and reading specialists who evaluate students

About the Instructor

Laurel Peltier holds an Ed.D. in Special Education Leadership and C.A.G.S. in Special Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, as well as a professional license as a Special Education Administrator in Massachusetts. She has over 25 years of experience in transition assessment, planning and service delivery, and has provided leadership for transition in public schools and at the college level. Prior to joining the team at CES, Laurel developed and led public and private secondary school programs for students with disabilities, taught undergraduate and graduate courses in special education and writing, and acted as a consultant and professional development provider for more than 20 school districts in Massachusetts. Her most recent post was with the Amherst Pelham Regional High School. In addition to her professional experience, Laurel brings experience as the parent of a child with autism and intellectual disabilities.

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