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    Return to the Office of Special Education Programs home page.
  • Overview
    Overview of the Office of Special Education Programs.
  • Data & Reports
    Links to special education data as well as general NJ Department of Education data.
  • Program Improvement
    Resources to assist in the improvement of special education programs.
  • Implementation of IDEA
    Information to assist in the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
  • Parents & Families
    Information to help parents and students with NJ special education programs.
  • NJ Tiered System of Supports
    NJTSS is a framework of supports and interventions to improve student achievement.
  • Archives
  • Office of Special Education Programs
    P.O. Box 500
    Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
    phone: (609)292-0147
    fax: (609)984-8422

    Program Improvement

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    IEP Development Resources

    • Sample postsecondary goals - A guide to writing postsecondary goal statements for inclusion in IEPs with examples.
    • Sample activities/strategies (Word | PDF) - Examples of transition activities/strategies for inclusion in IEPs.
    • Sample IEP form - The NJDOE unannotated model IEP form.
    • A Sample of Free Online Career Interest Inventories/Surveys- Web links to career interest inventories and surveys provided to students at no cost.
    • All About Me - An example of a paper and pencil interest survey.
    • Age Appropriate Transition Assessment - A concise description of what transition assessment is, and how to conduct them, from the Council for Exceptional Children and the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center.
    • Vocational Profile - A tool for documenting and structuring functional information about a student with disabilities that is vitally important for anyone who will provide assistance to the student to obtain and keep integrated employment in the community.