“Measurable Annual Goals and Short Term Objectives”


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~~“The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE) require that annual goals and objectives must be measurable. In order to determine whether an annual goal or objective is measurable, the following components are to be determined through a complete review of the individualized education program (IEP).
A. Current level of performance
B. Specific skill to be measured
C. Target or outcome
D. Method of measurement…..
Measurable annual goals on an IEP for a transition aged student must meet all the above compliance requirements and, in addition, must relate to the student’s transition services needs.”

  • Department of Education
  • School-to-Work Transition
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