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IEP Goals Data Tracking for Progress Monitoring

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Are you on the hunt for an IEP goal tracking sheet and a free resource all in one? If you answered yes, then you’ve come to the right place


Annual Goals

As an SLP or Special Ed Teacher, you are continually collecting students’ progress on their annual goals and their short-term objectives. 

Progress reports can take a LOT of time if you don’t have an IEP goal tracker, such as data sheets or a simple Google Doc to track your student’s progress. 

Have no fear though! I’ve done the heavy lifting for you and have outlined below my favorite ways to collect data on your student’s IEP goals on a continuous basis making your student data collection a breeze.

Measurable IEP Goals

If you’re on the hunt for measurable goals or simply want a list of new goals then be sure to check out my list of 432+ Free Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives Bank to help create your students’ IEP goals.


IEP Team

These data collection forms are great for anyone on the IEP team who wants to collect student progress. 

  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Classroom Teacher

  • Administration

  • Parent

  • Student

  • School Psychologist

  • Occupational Therapist


Progress Monitoring

Below are 13 of my favorite progress monitoring data sheets that I used on a daily basis to track my student’s goals.

By regularly collecting data I can have easy access to the student’s current functional performance.


Blank Sheets

Below are two blank sheets that I like to use for individual student data collection on a specific goal.


A Goal Sheet For Groups

Here is an effective way to collect weekly progress for your IEP student group sessions in less time. 

There are two versions. 

One version includes boxes for 30 trials. This version would be great for your articulation groups that you are working on getting multiple consecutive trials.

The other version is a blank box for data tracking which is an easy way to track goals that you want to include comments or more objective data. 

In addition to the two IEP data collection forms, the two versions come in groups of 2 through 6 students.


Progress Reports

Typically for progress reports, I use my progress monitoring goal sheets below in order to track my student’s progress monitoring. 

I then transfer the child’s progress over to their progress reports at the end of each grading quarter which is then stapled to each child’s IEP report cards and sent home to the parents.


Google Forms

Another fun way to collect IEP progress is to use Google Forms. 

If you’re interested in going digital and using Google Forms be sure to watch my video below about adding data points and adding sections to add a student name or the date onto your form.

The fun part about using Google Forms is you can then easily see the data tracked by clicking on the responses button.

So if math isn’t your strength like me, you’re going to love that it does all the percentages and graphing for you! 


Watch the How to Use Google Forms Video Below

Baseline Data

If you need to collect baseline data, be sure to check out my Baseline Data Tracking Sheets for Articulation and Language.

Articulation Baseline Data Tracking

10 initial at the Word Level, 10 initial at the Sentence Level, 10 initial at the Reading Level, 10 initial at the Conversation Level, 10 medial at the Word Level, 10 medial at the Sentence Level, 10 medial at the Reading Level, 10 medial at the Conversation Level, 10 final at the Word Level, 10 final at the Sentence Level, 10 final at the Reading Level, 10 final at the Conversation Level

Sounds Included:

Initial, Medial, & Final

/r/, /l/, /s/, /z/, /sh/, /ch/, /th/, /p/, /b/, /t/, /d/, /f/, /v/, /k/, /g/, /m/, /n/, & /j/

Initial & Medial ONLY

/h/, /w/, /y/,

Initial ONLY

/r-blends/, /s-blends/, & /l-blends/

Language Baseline Data Tracking

Want a simple and easy way to collect baseline data on your student’s language goals? Here you go! At the beginning, middle, and end of the year, I need to collect baseline language data.

This bundle includes 5 questions per area to collect data on each of the following language goals.

Skills Included:

Categories, Multiple Meaning Words, Regular Past Tense Verbs, Irregular Past Tense Verbs, Regular Plurals, Irregular Plurals, Compare & Contrast, Yes/No Questions, WH-Questions (who, what, when, where, why, & how), Pronouns, Copulas, Synonyms, Antonyms, Superlatives.


You can grab your copy of the baseline data, here in my TPT store.

Instructional Decisions

In conclusion, looking at the big picture of our data, we can then use that data to help guide our student IEP meeting, our student’s IEP goals, our IEP decisions, and our instructional changes to make in the future.

So, not only are we collecting data to see where our students are currently at in meeting their goals, but we are using this information to help guide our instructional decisions.


Student IEP Goal Review

I’ve also gone ahead and included my IEP goal review sheet that I use with my students. 

I use this page to discuss my student’s IEP goal and ways that they can work on their goals. I like to do this activity at the beginning of the school year and then again mid-way through the school year. 

This simply helps to mind my students about the “why” behind their speech therapy sessions and what our purpose and mission are while we are together. 

I have found this activity to be very helpful and my students have enjoyed it!



Want more IEP Resources and Materials?

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Paula Crosatto

Tuesday 25th of January 2022

OMG! This looks amazing! Thank you. Paula

Melissa Berg

Tuesday 25th of January 2022

Hi Paula! I'm so happy to hear you like this resource! All my best, Melissa

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