The Envelope, Please…

Sealed away for five long years, in the junk drawer among the paper clips, sits one slim scrap of paper in a plain white envelope. I don’t remember where we were when I wrote it, and I don’t remember exactly what it says. But tonight we can finally open it, and replace it with another.

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2013 IEP (For Me)


Here are my 2013 New Year’s Resolutions in a handy IEP-inspired format:

* For those of you not familiar with it, an IEP [Individualized Education Plan] is a service plan for a student with special needs that includes their present levels and selected accommodations or services that will help the student meet their annual objectives. These goals are meant to be specific and measurable, and are always a great deal of fun to create and follow…just like New Year’s Resolutions…

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