IEP 11: Useful Resources in the IEP Process

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 -
12:00pm to 12:30pm

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For those who want to research beyond the basics about Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), many helpful resources are available. This module of the IEP Series highlights resources including: Special Education in Plain Language, IDEA 2004, WI law and rules, WI Department of Public Instruction Resources (Bulletins, Sample Forms, College and Career Ready IEP Process, Eligibility Checklists, State Assessments, Transition), WI Special Education Mediation System, Center for Parent Information, WI FACETS Resources, and more.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify IEP-related information on federal and national online sources.
  • Participants will be able to find IEP-related information on Wisconsin online sources, including the WI Dept. of Public Instruction & WI Special Education Mediation System websites.                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Participants will be able to find IEP-related information on the WI FACETS website.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        


Jan Serak is the Director of Serak Consulting Services, LLC, where she contracts with nonprofit organizations to provide Board training, interim nonprofit management, curriculum development, and other services. Prior to her retirement, she was the founder and CEO of WI FACETS. She was also a founder and the Parent Partner of the WI Special Education Mediation System. Jan has served on many Boards, including National PLACE, Autism Society of America; Autism Society of SE WI and Autism Society of WI; the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE). She also served on the WI State Superintendent’s Council on Exceptional Education, WI Governor’s Read to Lead Task Force, OSEP State Advisory Panel, Quality Education Coalition, and the National Center for Deaf-Blindness Advisory Board. Jan received her M.A. in Educational Psychology and Dispute Resolution from Marquette University. She is the parent of two adult sons, one of whom has autism.


Workshop Registration Form

Workshop Registration Form

Registration is required for all WI FACETS–sponsored workshops. You may use the form below to register or you may register by contacting Sandra McFarland at 877-374-0511. If you use the form, please make sure to include the title and date of the event you are registering for.

All WI FACETS-sponsored workshops are free.  Requests for any special accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to the event. Please list any accommodations requested in the “Special Request” box below.