Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

IEP Development


10 Steps for Developing an IEP in SIRAS
The basics for completing IEPs using SIRAS software.

Accessing Spanish Forms and Translating
How to use the Spanish translation features in SIRAS.

Developing Progress Reports
Explanation of steps for completing progress reports in SIRAS.

Level 2 Training Agenda
Training agenda for users with some prior experience with SIRAS.

Next Years Data Directions
How to use the "Next Year's Data" feature to prepare IEPs for the following school year.

Overview of the Process of Preparing for a Second IEP
How to complete an IEP for a student with a prior IEP in SIRAS.

Procedure for Meeting Continued vs Rescheduled
Process to ensure meetings are documented as being held on time.

Selecting a Meeting Purpose
Detailed explanation of each meeting type.

Using the Goals Developer
Guide for completing IEP goals in SIRAS.

Escalation Cycle Management Plan Guide
Step by Step Directions to develop an Escalation Cycle Management Plan that focuses on what staff can do to prevent a student’s problem behaviors from escalating.

Goals Developer Wizard
Training and Technical Assistance Guide


Kenyon Hopkins, M.S.

SELPA Executive Director
Phone: 831.755.0342

Irenea Herrera

SELPA Administrative Assistant
Phone: 831.755.0342

School Closures