Special Education Teachers and Parents

Walk Away from Your Next IEP Meeting Celebrating - Together.

You've been sold a lie that Special Education Meetings have to be sneaky and stressful.  Let me tell you the truth... 

Free IEP Time Saving Guide

If you sit at an IEP table,
YOU belong here.


Any of this sound familiar?

01. IEP Meetings Don't Seem to Matter

Decisions were made before you walked in the room or even worse, the same decisions are made at every single IEP meeting. You need to shake up IEP decisions without making people shut down.

02. You Feel Invisible

You don't know everything, but you sure know more than what others at the table give you credit for. You need to let your genius fly at the IEP table, without being the troublemaker.

03. You're Ready to Call It Quits

Maybe this is just the way IEP meetings are supposed to be and you should just pack your bags and put your effort elsewhere. You're fall on the floor tired of doing all the IEP prep work for it just to be ignored.

Imagine if Your IEP Meetings were filled with…


You can bring your IEP meetings from disappointing and draining to collaborative and meaningful.


You can toss out old-fashioned IEP goals forever and build future-focused IEPs that work!


Ever felt like you wrote a great IEP, but nothing changes once the meeting is over? Yeah, that's not going to happen anymore.

This is all within reach! Keep reading...

“I'm obsessed with IEPs so you don't have to be. ”

While you're juggling life, I'm peeling back the layers of IEPs, turning complex jargon into plain English, and slicing daunting legal processes into doable steps. I'll sprinkle clarity and strategy over what can feel like a whirlpool of rules and regulations. Why? Because you have enough on your plate. Let me give you my 25 years of IEP troubleshooting experience, so you can focus on what matters – teaching and parenting.


What You Can Expect:

Reality Check

I won't teach you anything that I haven't put to the test hundreds of times. No hypothetical situations here! I've been there and done that and will tell you all the good (and bad) strategies for IEPs.


Staff shortages and lack of funding are part of our reality in Special Education, but there are dozens of ways to design IEPs that work even under the most desperate situations!


My brother has Down syndrome, I get the family view. My time in the classroom showed me teacher struggles up close. We're not throwing anyone under the bus on my watch!

“One of the best things I've ever done!”

One of the best things I’ve ever done professionally is become a Master IEP Coach®! It transformed my effectiveness as a case manager and has allowed me to serve more families than just those assigned to my caseload.

Parent and Case Manager

How to become a Master IEP Coach®

01. Step One

Our next Master IEP Coach® Mentorship starts soon! Check out all the Sign Up bonuses!

02. Step Two

Sign up, refill your coffee cup, check your inbox for next steps. Dream of all the ways you're going to fix IEPs as a Master IEP Coach®!

03. Step Three

Swipe all my IEP systems inside of the Master IEP Coach® Mentorship and start using them at your own IEP table or start your own business helping others! 



Frequently Asked Questions


“I want to make sure no parent feels like I did"

I became a Master IEP Coach® because it was a long, exhausting road full of tears to get our oldest son evaluated diagnosed and more importantly, supported. I want to make sure that no parent ever goes through what I went through.


Shae wishes she started sooner

I do a little bit every few days to make sure I don't get overwhelmed. I've wanted to do this since last year and I should've started sooner. Your teaching and knowledge are so exciting, which I LOVE! You are AMAZING!


Quinn was torn between being a parent and a teacher 

Enrolling in the program was a transformative decision. I gained a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies of IEP meetings and more. This is more than just knowledge; it provides a supportive community of like-minded parents and teachers who are passionate about making a difference at the IEP table.


Nicole discovered so many new strategies

I started the special education process for my children 11 years ago. Master IEP Coach® programs helped me discover so many new processes, laws, and strategies that I wasn't even aware of as a general education teacher.


“IEP Meetings should never have surprises!”

Catherine Whitcher, Master IEP Coach® Founder

After Your Master IEP Coach® Mentorship, You Will:


Stop Guessing

Put an end to tossing and turning at night, wondering if those IEP goals you picked are spot-on, if the classroom supports are just right, or if your placement decisions are hitting the mark. 


Stop Assuming

Time to break free from the 'this is just how it’s done' mindset in our IEP meetings. Let's ditch the assumption that 'never been done' means 'can't be done' and find a way - together!


Stop Settling

Let’s move beyond 'good enough' and aim for 'absolutely amazing' inside the IEP. It's like choosing a first-class experience over economy – because every child deserves the very best seat in the house.



I’m Catherine, and I'm All About Swapping IEP 'Oh No' into 'Oh WOW'!

I've been in the disability community just about my whole life. I'm the big sis to a pretty cool guy, who has Down syndrome and his IEP meetings were my first taste of the IEP rollercoaster from the family-reserved front row.

I had a dream and a plan to shake things up in Special Education as a teacher and I did that for a few years, but - I found myself working late nights helping parents through the IEP system after a full day in the classroom. 

After attending an IEP meeting with a parent (that went AH-MAZING after super big struggles in the beginning) an Admin chased me into the parking lot asking me to train her staff to build IEPs with ease, I was hooked on helping teachers, too.

There came a time to make a choice, stay in my classroom or leap out on my own, and I chose - YOU!

So here I am, 27 years later, still breaking all the old-fashioned rules in Special Education and loving every minute of it!

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Master IEP Coach®
is for you if...

You're ready for new IEP ideas

You believe IEPs are fixable

You're willing to try something new

Master IEP Coach®
is not for you if...

You love conflict at the IEP table

You believe nothing can change 

You're not willing to do IEPs differently

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