Your Voice Matters!

Teachers, you have a critical role at the IEP table. Get the support you need and deserve. 

Whether you are brand new to the IEP process and partnering with all stakeholders or further along in your educational journey, let’s work together and reach your goals. 

Meet Nicolette Lesniak

Welcome, friends, educators, and families. I’m Nicolette the founder of Nicolettel Lesniak, IEP Consulting. 

I have successfully advocated on behalf of students throughout the Chicagoland area, NWI, and many other students receiving special education services throughout the United States.

I have extensive training in working with students with complex needs. law, communication, and educational consulting all of which play an important part in my certification as a  Master IEP Coach®.

I also provide virtual support and coaching to teachers to build effective IEPs, Individual Education Plans,  with parent partnerships to prepare students for future employment, further education, and independent living.   

My husband and I, with our cat Simek, live in Munster, a vibrant city Southeast of Chicago. 

 

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With an initial  30 minute call, we can get a lot covered from talking about your goals and priorities. Booking takes no more than one minute. Book your spot today.

What I Do

Coaching

One on One IEP coaching service that can be purchased per hour or in a package of 4 hours. The consultation services can be used all at once or over a school year. Coaching hours must be used within 12 months of purchase. The consultation services are designed to meet your individual needs.

Paperwork Review

Maybe you’re prepping for an IEP meeting or you just have a gut feeling that you might be missing something.  I will personally look over your child’s/student’s  IEP, identify areas of improvement, double-check how things are documented and give you recommendations and an action plan. 

Action Statement

Individual support writing your input “action” statement and advocacy letter, so your student can receive what they need to be successful. You can go into the IEP meeting knowing your ideas are clear, concise, and put into a statement that can be added to the IEP.

Testimonials

“The empathy Nicolette has for her students and how she validates their feelings is an example for all."

Tracy Miltz
Teacher

“Nicolette does an amazing job sharing how to manage behaviors by establishing positive relationships with students and parents. Knowing that the students’ behavior is their way of communicating was very insightful do!”

Cynthia Jones
Teacher

“Thank you for your wisdom! Relationships make such a huge difference – can’t wait to get back in the classroom!”

Valarie McCall
Teacher

“When I wanted someone to assist me to return to work in special education, you tailored your IEP sessions with great support that I am able to finally focus on my career. I highly recommend your IEP training. You helped me update my skills to work in special ed and get my foot in the door.”

Olay Ayyad 
Teacher

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