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Measurable Goals for the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Description and Rationale

IDEA 2004 (300.320 (2)) require a statement of measurable goals, including academic and functional designed to meet the child's need be included in the IEP. Goals must be measurable in order to document student progress in the ECC priority areas.

Birth - 3 Years

Measurable IFSP goals assessed have the 7 required areas:

  • Conditions:
  • Time
  • Situation
  • Materials
  • Behavior
  • Criterion
  • Student
  • ECC content area

3-5 Years

Measurable IFSP goals assessed have the 7 required areas:

  • Conditions:
  • Time
  • Situation
  • Materials
  • Behavior
  • Criterion
  • Student
  • ECC content area

5-22 Years

Measurable IFSP goals assessed have the 7 required areas:

  • Conditions:
  • Time
  • Situation
  • Materials
  • Behavior
  • Criterion
  • Student
  • ECC content area

Multiple Disabilities/Deafblind

Measurable IFSP goals assessed have the 7 required areas:

  • Conditions:
  • Time
  • Situation
  • Materials
  • Behavior
  • Criterion
  • Student
  • ECC content area

Tips

Assessment data drives the goals for program planning and allows the instructor to develop measurable goals.

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