Annual review season. Special education teachers know exactly what that means! Getting ready to meet to discuss the progress of your students and put together a plan for the following year is time-consuming and hard work! Preparing takes up a ton of time from planning, collaborating with classroom teachers and service providers, meeting with parents, actually writing the IEPs, and sometimes even more meetings. I can’t even begin to calculate how much time I spend during this season getting ready for annual reviews. I have 15+ students on my case load and two young boys at home who HATE to sleep, so it’s really important to be organized so that I can be productive with the little time I have.
, by Lauren