6 Tips for a First-Year Special Education Teacher (Wester Governors University)


It's not uncommon for special education teachers to feel extra anxious facing their first year of teaching, as they have additional, unique responsibilities to complete in order to have a successful year. To keep you afloat, here are some tasks you should tackle first.

  1. Review All IEP Due Dates
  2. Make Positive Contact with Parents
  3. REview and Organize Your Students' IEPs
  4. Create a Game Plan for IEP Meetings
  5. Lean on Your Mentor
  6. Find Your Work-Life Balance

Find more details and resources in the full article.


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