The special education resources on this page were authored by Watson Institute’s special education consultants and faculty.
Team meetings help special education staff to work more effectively as a cohesive team. Having a format to follow can promote a productive outcome for team members, especially enabling positive outcomes for their students.
Team Meeting Worksheet: assigns roles to individual team members. The form provides a section for task planning and the ‘responsible team member’ for the task along with a target date of completion.
Team Agenda: this form guides teams to identify positive results in a student’s settings. It helps teams identify challenges for a student and interventions. The form guides the team to the student’s existing IEP. It also provides sections for discussing and brainstorming programmatic challenges and solutions. A follow-up section is also included.
Team Debriefing: this form is for teams to use following a behavior episode that was highly interfering within the school setting. Teams can discuss the triggering event, if a need was unmet, and if the occurrence could have been prevented. Interventions can be discussed with the use of the Positive Behavior Support Plan if part of the IEP.
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