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I’ve Got My Crew: Inviting Community Partners to Your IEP Meeting

Tip Sheet

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2020
By: Morgan Rao, Laura Golden, Marsha Langer Ellison


A community partner is a person from an organization outside of a student's high school that can help students plan for life after graduation. A community partner should be a person or organization that can help high school students receiving special education services with their post-high school goals. This tip sheet provides high school students with tips on how to identify community partners, how they can help students, and how to students can include them in the student's Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings.

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Subject Area

Education and Training, Transition Age Youth


IEP, individualized education program, special education, high school, students, high school students, mental health conditions, emotional disturbances, students with emotional disturbances, high school students with mental health conditions, transition services, transition plan, NIDILRR grant 90DP0080, community partner

Suggested Citation

Rao M, Golden L, Ellison ML. I’ve Got My Crew: Inviting Community Partners to Your IEP Meeting. Psychiatry Information in Brief 2020;17(12):1152. Retrieved from