Who is on the IEP team?
By law, a special education teacher, a general education teacher, and parents are a part of the IEP team. Other providers may also join the team such as speech language pathologists, social workers, etc. Any person providing educational services or supports to the student may be a part of the IEP team. The Local Education Authority (LEA) is the IEP team leader and will typically facilitate meetings and make final recommendations for decisions discussed by the team. In District 25, the LEA can be a school administrator, a special education administrator, a school psychologist or a speech language pathologist.