Do you have a certain format you follow for your IEP meetings? I taught at a Christian school where we did not have to complete the same IEP forms that the public schools do so my IEP meetings may look a little different than the norm. However, I hope you can glean some ideas from my experience. Here are my tips for conducting a successful IEP meeting.
This first step may seem obvious! Make sure to introduce everyone at the meeting and explain their role in relation to the child. Introductions are not only important for the parents but also for the support staff as they may not be familiar with all of the child's teachers.