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Individualized Learning Plans Across the U.S.

National Collaboratve on Workforce and Disability - NCWD For Youth

Many states have adopted policies that require all middle and/or high school students to develop and maintain an individualized learning plan in order to make schools more personalized and improve student outcomes. As part of the ILP Research Project, ODEP sought to determine the status of ILP implementation across the U.S. and compile the results into one, easy-to-use tool. The purpose of this Interactive Policy Map is to provide a snapshot of ILP implementation in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

This map was last updated in the fall of 2016. To learn more about ILP state trends, see the "ILPs Across the U.S." brief.

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State ILP Plans

Green color chip: States with mandated ILP in use Purple color chip: No ILP in use Blue color chip: States with ILP in use, but no mandate

States with mandated ILP in use

No ILP in use

States with ILP in use, but no mandate


ILP Policies by State

Alabama

Alabama

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Alabama

2012 ii

"PLAN 2020 is the strategic plan for education in Alabama with a goal to prepare all students to be successful in college and/or career upon graduation from high school." iii

"All students will enter 9th grade prepared and with a 4-year plan that addresses their individual academic and career interest needs." iv

No specific language found

Alabama's Plan 2020 is the state's education strategic plan, which includes an individualized academic and career planning component that is encouraged but not mandated. i




Alaska

Alaska

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Alaska

2010 vii

Students use the PLCP "to plan their academic, technical and experiential learning leading to a career, including utilization of National Career Readiness Certification (WorkKeys™ ) information, Registered Apprenticeship, and Alaska Tech Prep." viii

"Each middle and high school student will develop a [PLCP] based on identified Career Pathways and areas of study." ix

Alaska's Personal Learning and Career Plan (PLCP) is mandatedv by the state. It includes all students 6th grade through adulthood.vi




Arizona

Arizona

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Arizona

2008 xii

"An ECAP reflects a student's current plan of coursework, career aspirations, and learning opportunities in order to develop the student's individual academic and career goals... It helps to personalize education and to maximize the opportunities available after high school graduation." xiii

All students with disabilities will have both an ECAP and an IEP. xiv

Arizona's Education and Career Action Plan (ECAP) is mandatedx by the state. It includes all students 9th — 12th grade.xi




Arkansas

Arkansas

Description

Arkansas

No state-adopted ILP met the criteria for inclusion in this map.




California

California

Description

California

No state-adopted ILP met the criteria for inclusion in this map.




Colorado

Colorado

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Colorado

2010 xvii

Updated 2014 xviii

"ICAP [Individualized Career and Academic Plan] is a multi-year process, one that will span the lives of students who are now in middle and high school and that will continue into adulthood." DOE recommends that each district develop plans to begin ICAP instruction in middle school in order to prepare students to develop a comprehensive ICAP plan in 9th grade. By adopting research-based best practices and by revamping our knowledge for developmentally appropriate ICAP activities with secondary students, Colorado now focuses on a meaningful process which results in a plan. xix

The ICAP is for all students, general and special education. xx

Colorado's Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) is mandatedxv by the state. It includes all students, 9th — 12th grade.xvi




Connecticut

Connecticut

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Connecticut

2012 xxiii

"The SSP is an individualized, student-driven plan that will be developed to address every student's needs and interests to help every student stay connected in school and to achieve postsecondary educational and career goals." xxiv

"All students should have a SSP... Students with disabilities should be integrated into the SSP process and have access to students with and without disabilities as well as adults in the advising/mentoring component that is used to develop and implement the SSP. xxv

Connecticut's Student Success Plan (SSP) is mandatedxxi by the state. It includes all students, 6th — 12th grade.xxii




Delaware

Delaware

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Delaware

2007xxviii

The SSP is a plan "designed to empower students to explore possibilities, develop a plan, and achieve their goals for the future."

For a student with an IEP, the SSP "shall also incorporate the other aspects of the transition plan required by 14 DE Admin. Code 925."

Delaware's Student Success Plan (SSP) is mandatedxxvi by the state. It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.xxvii




District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

District of Columbia

2009 xxx

"The IGP provides students with a roadmap to the future and keeps a record of the past. Staying on course will empower students to reach their destination — graduation — with all the courses, skills, and experiences needed to make informed decisions about education and career." xxxi

"The IEP team will look at student's grades, use the [IGP] to determine a student's interests, and interview the student, parent(s) and teachers to learn as much as possible about the student." xxxii

The Individual Graduation Portfolio (IGP) is mandated by the District of Columbia. It includes all students, 6th — 12th grade.xxix




Florida

Florida

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Florida

2012 xxxv

"The College & Career Planner helps middle and high school students understand their options, select a graduation plan, and map out the coursework they need in high school to prepare them for postsecondary education or training appropriate for their chosen career path." xxxvi

Florida formerly used the ePEP, "which was mandated in 2007 and discontinued 7/1/2012." xxxvii

No specific language found

The College and Career Planner is in use but is not mandated by the state. It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.xxxiii The Electronic Personal Education Plan [ePEP] was discontinued in July 2012.xxxiv




Georgia

Georgia

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Georgia

2009 xxxix

Updated 2010 xl

The BRIDGE Act requires that "all 8th grade students during their spring semester create an Individual Graduation Plan (IGP). This graduation plan helps 'map out' the rigorous academic core subjects and focused work in mathematics, science, or humanities, fine arts, world languages or sequenced career pathway coursework. The IGP is based on the student's selected academic and career area to prepare them for their chosen career. This plan must be developed in consultation with parents/guardians, students, school counselor or teacher as advisor." High school students shall be provided guidance, advisement, and counseling annually that will enable them to successfully complete their individual graduation plans, preparing them for a seamless transition to postsecondary study, further training, or employment. xli

An Individual Graduation Plan shall "Incorporate provisions of a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP), where applicable." xlii

Georgia's Individual Graduation Plan is mandated by the state for all students from 8th — 12th grade.xxxviii




Hawaii

Hawaii

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Hawaii

2011 xlv

"PTP is defined as an individually designed and custom-tailored plan of action for each high school student to move successfully from high school to postsecondary and/or career venues." xlvi

While the PTP is a one-half credit requirement for graduation and for "all" students, the following state document says "the graduation requirements for students with disabilities shall be determined by the student's [IEP]." xlvii

Hawaii's Personal Transition Plan (PTP) is mandatedxliii by the state. It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.xliv




Idaho

Idaho

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Idaho

2006

The purpose of a parent-approved student learning plan is to outline a course of study and learning activities for students to become contributing members of society. A student learning plan describes, at a minimum, the list of courses and learning activities in which the student will engage while working toward meeting the school district's or LEA's graduation standards. l

No specific state language found

Idaho's Student Learning Plan is mandatedxlviii by the state. It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.xlix




Illinois

Illinois

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Illinois

2012 liii

2016 liv

"The ILP Milestone Tools support students taking the steps they need to succeed in high school and plan a path for their future. The ILP provides a roadmap that reflects each student's unique set of interests, needs, graduation requirements, and college/career goals. These documents combine to create a Student's Digital Portfolio." lv

"Students with IEPs will be able to transfer their IEP goals into their ILP portfolio." lvi

Illinois' Individual Learning Plan (ILP) is in use but not mandated for all students. li Illinois students may pursue a college and career pathway endorsement with their high school diploma, which includes an individualized planning component. lii




Indiana

Indiana

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Indiana

HSGP State Law amended 2008 lix

"The HSGP helps students outline their years in high school so they are prepared for whatever comes next." lx

"Any decisions regarding the requirements under this chapter for a student who is a child with a disability under IC 20-35 shall be made in accordance with the [IEP] for that student and Federal law." lxi

Indiana's High School Graduation Plan (HSGP) is mandatedlvii by the state. It includes all students, 6th — 12th grade.lviii




Iowa

Iowa

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Iowa

2008 lxiv

"Each Iowa school will cooperate with the student to create an electronic portfolio and add state components to the portfolio using the state designated career information system. These state components include assessments and surveys, career research, course plan building, education linkages, and financial aid and career development activities that assist them in their future." lxv

"As per Iowa Code 279.61, all students, including special education students, must complete the Required State Components of the state career planning system. To the extent appropriate, IEP students should complete the components in the same method as their peers. However, alternate assessments or programs may be used for the students who, for example, will not be able to complete the component even with accommodations." lxvi

Iowa's 8th Grade Plan is mandatedlxii by the state. It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.lxiii




Kansas

Kansas

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Kansas

2014 lxviii

"An Individual Plan of Study (IPS) is both the actual product a student develops and a process the school implements to guide students in developing their unique IPS." An IPS is developed cooperatively with the student and the student's counselor, teachers, and family members. The plan is reviewed at least twice annually and is revised as needed. lxix

No specific language found

The Kansas Individual Plan of Study is mandated for students from 8th — 12th grade.lxvii




Kentucky

Kentucky

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Kentucky

2002 lxxii

"The ILP program in Kentucky provides students with information about possible career tracks, helps them match their personal interests and abilities with possible future jobs, and create and maintain their plans for education." lxxiii

There is an "ILP Alternative Completion" program that can be done for "non-traditional students" and those with "exceptionalities." lxxiv

Kentucky's Individual Learning Plan (ILP) is mandated by the state.lxx It includes all students, 6th — 12th grade.lxxi




Louisiana

Louisiana

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Louisiana

1998 lxxvii

The IGP is "a postsecondary plan that promotes college and workforce readiness, identifies promising careers and advancement opportunities, and facilitates the transitions from secondary to postsecondary education." lxxviii

For IGP development, "Area of Concentration will be decided based upon student interest and school offerings. The IEP Transition Plan for [students with disabilities] will also be considered. An addendum to the IPI (Individual Prescription for Instruction) will be used as the IGP for SASC (State-approved Skills Certificate) and GED students." lxxix

Louisiana's Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) is mandated by the state.lxxv It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.lxxvi




Maine

Maine

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Maine

2002 lxxxi

"Personal learning plan (PLP) means a plan for an individual student to meet the content standards of the system of Learning Results, developed collaboratively by teacher, parent, student, and other professional staff as specified by the superintendent. While a plan is required for alternative education students, it is also permitted for any student pre-kindergarten through grade 12." lxxxii

No specific language found.

Maine's Personal Learning Plan is encouraged for use with all students through 12th grade and is required for students in alternative education.lxxx




Maryland

Maryland

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Maryland

2008 lxxxv

No specific state language was found.

No specific state language was found.

 

Maryland's Individual Academic and Career Plan is mandated by the state.lxxxiii It includes all students, 9th — 12th grade.lxxiv




Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Massachusetts

2007 lxxxviii


Updated
2009 lxxxix

The individual career plan is "a comprehensive, formalized written plan (that learners use alone or with the help of others) that relates learning to career goals. The plan is based on both formal and informal assessment and should include areas in which a learner needs to increase knowledge and skills to reach documented goals. A career plan is designed to facilitate transition from high school to future learning or employment." xc

No specific state language was found.

Massachusetts' Individual Career Plan is mandated by the state.lxxxvi It includes all students enrolled in career and technical education schools.lxxxvii




Michigan

Michigan

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Michigan

2009 xciii

"An EDP shall be designed to assist pupils to identify career development goals as they relate to academic requirements... An EDP documents an ongoing process in which a learner identifies both career goals and a plan of action to achieve them." xciv

Michigan law 380.1278b(11) requires that all students be given the opportunity to develop an EDP in the 7th grade. xcv

"The EDP does not take the place of either an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or a Personal Curriculum (PC) modification. xcvi

The student's IEP is used to document necessary special education services. It is used with the EDP and a Personal Curriculum. xcvii

Michigan's Educational Development Plan (EDP) is mandated by the state.xci It includes all students, 7th — 12th grade. xcii




Minnesota

Minnesota

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Minnesota

2013 xcix

Updated 2014 c

"An Individualized Learning Plan is the framework that contains a person's — usually a middle or high school student — plans to align school work with out-of-classroom activities, post-secondary plans, work experiences, and career aspirations." ci

Students with disabilities may use their IEP as a substitute for their Personal Learning Plan if all components of the PLP are met in the IEP. cii

Minnesota's Personal Learning Plan (PLP) is mandated by the state for all students from 9th — 12th grade.xcviii




Mississippi

Mississippi

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Mississippi

2011 civ

"The iCAP [Individual Career and Academic Plan] is a student's guide that helps him/her establish and achieve career and academic goals for success after high school. Using the Choices Program, each student in Mississippi must have an iCAP that is personalized to meet each learner's educational and career goals. The iCAP is completed with the assistance of the school counselors." cv

No specific language found

Mississippi's Individual Career and Academic Plan is mandated for students by 8th grade and carries through 12th grade.ciii




Missouri

Missouri

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Missouri

2006 cx

"Individual planning activities help all students plan, monitor, and manage their academic achievements, as well as their personal/social and career development. The foundation for individual planning will be established during the elementary school years through guidance activities." cxi

No specific language found.

Missouri's Personal Plan of Study (PPS) is mandated by the state.cvi It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.cvii; cviii; cix




Montana

Montana

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Montana

2010 cxiv

The Montana Achievement Plan (MAP) System is "an individualized course planner based on Montana's [BSP] that provides an easy-to-use tool that helps students prepare for and seek post-secondary educational and training opportunities by giving students a map to guide them through available courses that will prepare them for the next step toward entering the world of work." cxv

Students with disabilities can utilize BSP, but it is not specifically recognized as a component of the IEP. cxvi

Montana's Big Sky Pathways (BSP) is in use but is not mandated by the state.cxii The students included varies across districts.cxiii




Nebraska

Nebraska

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Nebraska

2009 cxviii

"A Personal Learning Plan is a student's current plan of coursework and extended learning activities to meet the student's education, career, and life goals." cxix

Students with disabilities have an IEP in addition to an ILP. cxx; cxxi

Nebraska's Personal Learning Plan is in use but is not mandtated by the state. It includes all students, 7th — postsecondary. cxvii




Nevada

Nevada

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Nevada

2013 cxxiii

No specific state language was found.

No specific state language was found.

 

Nevada's Academic Plan includes all students, 9th — 12th grade.cxxii




New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Description

New Hampshire

No state-adopted ILP met the criteria for inclusion in this map.




New Jersey

New Jersey

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

New Jersey

2009 cxxvii

"Developing PSLPs provides an opportunity to guide students and make learning more meaningful. Plans also help students establish academic, career, and personal goals and explore options for their future. The PSLP pilot program provides an opportunity for schools to explore meaningful, creative, and flexible ways to personalize the learning environment through the development and implementation of a PSLP." cxxviii

There is mention in the 2011 — 2012 Evaluation Report that the PSLP was incorporated into special education classes. cxxix

New Jersey's Personalized Student Learning Plan (PSLP) is a pilot program. cxxiv It includes students in select pilot schools.cxxv; cxxvi




New Mexico

New Mexico

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

New Mexico

2004 cxxxii

"The purpose of the [NSP] is to target the student's postsecondary interests and set forth the studies he or she will complete during high school in order to be on track for graduation." cxxxiii

"State law provides that an IEP that meets the NSP plan requirements and all applicable transition and procedural requirements of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for a student with a disability satisfies the state's NSP requirements." cxxxiv

New Mexico's Next Step Plan (NSP) is mandated by the state.cxxx It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade. cxxxi




New York

New York

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

New York

2016 cxxxvi

"The New York State Career Plan records a student's knowledge and skill attainment. It documents a history of achievement that students build from elementary school to high school. The Career Plan design has also incorporated the transition planning process that is highly desirable for all students and required for students with disabilities." cxxxvii

The Career Plan may be used to augment the required transition planning process for students with disabilities. cxxxviii

New York's Career Plan is mandated for students in career and technical education and youth with disabilities in special education pursuing a Career Development Occupational Studies (CDOS) credential. cxxxv




North Carolina

North Carolina

Description

North Carolina

No state-adopted ILP met the criteria for inclusion in this map.




North Dakota

North Dakota

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

North Dakota

Not found

The ILP "is a tool that allows educators to plan, monitor, manage, and evaluate student achievement by identifying student needs and applying research-based interventions based on student needs." cxxxix

No specific language was found.

North Dakota's Individual Learning Plan (ILP) is in use but is not mandated by the state.




Ohio

Ohio

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Ohio

2014 cxli

"OhioMeansJobs K-12 offers comprehensive, career development tools, online training and resources specifically for students and teachers. Students can discover their career interests and in-demand jobs, build résumés, search for college and training programs, create a budget based on future expenses, and develop meaningful academic and career plans for high school and beyond." cxlii

No specific language was found.

Ohio's Individual Academic and Career Plan is encouraged for use with all students. cxl




Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Description

Oklahoma

No state-adopted ILP met the criteria for inclusion in this map.




Oregon

Oregon

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Oregon

2011 cxlv

The Education Plan is "a formalized plan and a process that involves student planning, monitoring, and managing their own learning and career development during grades 7 — 12. Students create a plan for pursuing their personal and career interests and post-high school goals connected to activities that will help them achieve their goals and successfully transition to next steps." cxlvi

It is a graduation requirement for each student to develop an education and build an education profile. cxlvii

Oregon's Education Plan and Profile is mandated by the state.cxliii It includes all students, 7th — 12th grade.cxliv




Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Pennsylvania

2016 cxlix

"A Career Portfolio is a tool for students to help them think through and plan for their future education and career. The PA Career Education and Work Standards require all students to have a career portfolio beginning in the 8th grade and continuing until graduation." cl

No specific language was found

Pennsylvania's Career Portfolio is mandated for all students from 8th — 12th grade. cxlviii




Rhode Island

Rhode Island

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Rhode Island

2011 cliii

"The ILP is a student-directed planning and monitoring tool that customizes learning opportunities throughout their secondary school experience, broadens their perspectives, and supports attainment of goals. The ILP documents students' interests, needs, supports, course selections (including access to college level programming), transition placements, and other learning experiences both in and out of school." cliv

"The ILP must coordinate with IEPs, 504s, PLPs, and ELL programs. The ILP supports changes in instructional placements and key transitions including middle level to high school, high school to post-secondary placement, and transfer across schools and districts." clv

Rhode Island's Individual Learning Plan (ILP) is mandated by the state.cli It includes all students, 6th — 12th grade.clii




South Carolina

South Carolina

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

South Carolina

2006 clviii

"An individual graduation plan is a student specific educational plan detailing the courses necessary for the student to prepare for graduation and to successfully transition into the workforce or postsecondary education." clix

The IGP must include parts of the student's IEP when appropriate and a special education teacher must be included in the development of the IGP. clx

South Carolina's Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) is mandated by the state.clvi It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.clvii




South Dakota

South Dakota

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

South Dakota

2010 clxiii

The Personal Learning Plan "will serve as a student's guide to their pathway to graduation. Students' plans focus on high school course selection, taking into account the SD Pathways to Graduation criteria and postsecondary requirements. Information on the 'Pathways to Graduation' resources for that program must be incorporated into each student's plan." clxiv

Students with disabilities are required to have a Personal Learning Plan in order to earn a regular diploma. clxv

South Dakota's Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) is mandated by the state.clxi It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.clxii




Tennessee

Tennessee

Description

Tennessee

No state-adopted ILP met the criteria for inclusion in this map.




Texas

Texas

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Texas

2003 clxviii

Updated 2014 clxix

"The personal graduation plan is a working document used by counselors to track student completion of graduation requirements. It is a tool used to document grades, assessments, acceleration, and other requirements in law. The personal graduation plan is an opportunity for students and counselors to meet individual needs." clxx

An IEP may be used as the student's Personal Graduation Plan. clxxi; clxxii

Texas' Personal Graduation Plan is mandated for use by all students from 9th — 12th grade.clxvi Students in 7th or 8th grade shall start receiving information about this career planning process. clxvii




Utah

Utah

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Utah

2012 clxxiv

"Individual student planning in Utah is recognized as the SEP/SEOP process, which consists of school counselors coordinating ongoing systemic activities designed to help individual students establish personal goals and develop future plans. School counselors coordinate activities that help all students plan, monitor, and manage their own learning as well as meet competencies." clxxv

No specific language was found.

Utah's Student Education Occupation Plan (SEOP) is mandated for all students from 7th — 12th grade. clxxiii




Vermont

Vermont

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Vermont

2013 clxxvii

"A personalized learning plan is a formal document created by students, parents, and teachers and available in digital and other formats both in and out of school, that, at a minimum: establishes individual student goals based on academic and career objectives and personal interests; sequences content and skill development to achieve those goals and ensure that a student can graduate college and career-ready; and is updated based on information about student performance in a variety of learning experiences - including assessments - that indicate progress towards goals. While often less formalized, personalized learning plans can be used with students in kindergarten through grade 6 as well." clxxviii

Personalized Learning Plans supplement the IEP process for students with disabilities.clxxix

Vermont's Personalized Learning Plan is mandated for use with students from 7th — 12th grade. clxxvi




Virginia

Virginia

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Virginia

2013 clxxxii

"The Academic and Career Plan is designed to be a working document that maximizes student achievement by having the student accomplish goals in middle and high school that lead to postsecondary and career readiness. The Plan should be student-driven and maintained by school professionals working cooperatively to assist the student in reaching his or her goals in the most logical academic and career path." clxxxiii

Academic and Career Plan implementation to be effective with the upcoming 2013 — 2014 school year. clxxxiv

The Department of Education "Special Education Performance Plan" document includes students with disabilities having an Academic and Career Plan. clxxxv

Virginia's Academic and Career Plan is mandated by the state.clxxx It includes all students, 7th — 12th grade.clxxxi




Washington

Washington

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Washington

2000 clxxxviii

"The High School and Beyond Plan gets all students thinking about their future and how to get the most out of high school, so that they're ready to pursue their adult lives, no matter what direction they plan to take. Ideally, students write their plan in 8th or 9th grade and then continue to revise it throughout high school to accommodate changing interests or goals." clxxxix

Districts may make local decisions about the appropriateness of High School and Beyond Plans for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. cxc

Washington's High School and Beyond Plan is mandated by the state.clxxxvi It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade. clxxxvii




West Virginia

West Virginia

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

West Virginia

1996 cxcii

Updated 2014 cxciii cxciv

"Personalized planning allows student to develop academic skills, identify interests, maximize strengths, minimize weaknesses, set and reach personal/educational goals and realize their career aspirations. A Personalized Education Plan (hereinafter PEP) is developed collaboratively, involving students, parents/guardians and school staff." cxcv

Students with disabilities will have both an IEP and an ISTP. cxcvi

Students with disabilities must develop an ISTP, which helps the IEP team to focus on specific IEP goals/objectives for post-school success. The course of study section of the ISTP should align with the student's identified postsecondary goals. cxcvii

West Virginia's Personalized Education Plan is mandated for use with students from 8th — 12th grade. cxci




Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Year ILP Was
Put In Place

Purpose of the
State's ILP

Participation of Youth
with Disabilites

Additional Resources

Wisconsin

2013 cc

"The ILP provides students the opportunity to: engage in the process of evaluating their interests, skills, and values; investigate the inter-relationship of educational achievement, life goals, career planning, training and placement; evaluate the present job market and analyze predictions of future trends at local, regional, state, national and global levels; propose career options and set goals; and create an ILP to reach those goals." cci

Students with disabilities should have the ILP components embedded into their IEPs. ILP planning for students with disabilities should specifically highlight the involvement of community partners. ILP elements can support the IDEA requirement for a "Summary of Performance" for students with disabilities. ccii cciii

Wisconsin's Individual Learning Plan (ILP) is mandated by the state.cxcviii It includes all students, 8th — 12th grade.cxcix




Wyoming

Wyoming

Description

Wyoming

No state-adopted ILP met the criteria for inclusion in this map.