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Colorado IEP Forms

This page contains State-approved forms, which are intended to serve as guidance in the development of an IEP. All forms are in Microsoft Word unless otherwise stated and are available in both English and Spanish, as indicated.  Document download will begin when link is selected or will open in a new browser window, depending upon the type of device being used for access.

Procedural Safeguards

This form describes the Educational Rights of Parents and Due Process Procedures.

Translations of Procedural Safeguards 

IEP Review

This form to be used for annual review meetings


These forms (Microsoft Word: English/Spanish) to be used for eligibility meetings including initial and triennial reviews.

Determination of Eligibility:

House Bill 11-1277 amended the Exceptional Children’s Education Act (ECEA) to align Colorado’s eligibility categories with corresponding federal terms and requirements and/or terminology used in the field. This legislation was passed in May 2011, with the disability category and eligibility language taking effect on October 30, 2012.


Supporting Documents

These supplemental forms support the special education process.


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