Parents, Teachers, and IEP Teams... is the IEP process exhausting you?

Parents & Teachers both need to know how to build IEPs that work in the real world, without overwhelm!

Are you an overwhelmed Special Education Teacher?

We don't "play sides" in the Inner Circle. Both parents and teachers are learning together!

Parents, Are you ready to get IEP answers before things spiral out of control?

Hint: Both Parents & Teachers need answers to questions like this... we'll cover all the possibilities inside the Inner Circle.

20+ Online Special Education Courses

Get Immediate Access to Special Education strategies & lessons that will help you know with confidence HOW to build a MEANINGFUL IEP for any & EVERY student. Learn how everyone at the table can FULLY participate in the IEP process. Help teachers & team members use their expertise with collaborative approaches.

LIVE Trainings - Watch from Home

Catherine is a certified special education teacher + an International Special Education speaker, consultant, Inclusion specialist, helping parents & teachers for over TWO DECADES. She'll work LIVE with you every month (don't worry, it's recorded to watch later too) Plus, get ready to have FUN while making Special Education easier than you ever thought possible!

Private Online Community

Catherine and your fellow Special Education Insiders are with you every step of the way, every month! This is NOT just an online mentorship. It's real parents, teachers & team members working together across the country on a mission to change YOUR special education experience and get more results for your child/student.

LIVE Q&A + Coffee Talks

When you Become a Special Education Insider, you become part of an AMAZING community of like-minded special needs mom, dads, teachers and therapists. You CAN change the Special Education experience in your community by working in your own Master IEP Coach practice & together online with people who get excited about Special Education WINS, just like you!

Monthly Checklists - Simplify Special Education!

Catherine is sought after by parents, support groups and school districts to dig in and find creative solutions in Special Education. She holds NOTHING back inside of the Special Education Inner Circle when showing you latest special education strategies for building IEPs for the Real World!

NEW!!! Giveaways & Swag!

Free Starbucks, a brand new T-shirt, notebooks, pencils and MORE. You never know what you might be able to grab in the next giveaway inside of the Special Education Inner Circle! You can even get a chance to work 1:1 with Catherine through a Special Education Coaching call!

BONUS $97 Checklist + Video Bundle

  • Back to School
  • Inclusion
  • IEP Meeting Prep
  • Parent Input
  • Real World IEP Goals
  • End of School Year

Easy to follow videos to help you get through critical milestones in the special education process, FAST!

A Cup of Coffee on Catherine!

Hidden inside of the Special Education Inner Circle Masterclasses, you can find surprises like a gift card with a cup of coffee paid for by me! I know you're working hard to get everything right in the IEP process and you should be rewarded!

Your IEP Experience is about to Change!

Special Needs Parents, Special Education Teachers & IEP Teams... you're going to LOVE the Special Education Inner Circle!

Here's just a few reasons why...

  • If you're a special needs parent, you're going to get the strategies you've been looking for to stop complicating the IEP process and start getting results with your team, for your child. I'm a special needs sibling and I get what you're looking for both short term and long term for your family!
  • If you're a special education teacher... I've been in your shoes! I'm certified in many areas of special education and quite honestly, I made my bosses a little nervous because the IEP meetings for my students went super easy and FAST.

No matter what your role is on the IEP team, figuring out IEP goals, services, supports, data, progress, and placement... is tough! It's time to get out of the struggles of Special Education and into the groove of seeing your children and students make progress! 

When you join the Special Education Inner Circle, here are just a FEW things I will teach you:

  • What you NEED to be focused on during Back to School time and how to see progress faster. No more waiting until October to see real progress!
  • How to prep for the BEST IEP meetings ever, even when you have to have sticky conversations
  • How to help your child/student get what they need out of their IEP, even when you think the district is going to say "no"
  • Parents & Teachers - This is the only place you can learn TOGETHER! If you want to know the secret to getting more out of special education, you have to LEARN as a team!
  • FINALLY figure out what a "good" IEP looks like and how to make it happen!

In addition, you are going to get IMMEDIATE access to over 20+ Special Education Masterclasses!

You don't need to know all the answers about Special Education, but you do need to know where to look for the answers you need...FAST. 

There's so much false information floating around social media and support groups, even inside of schools, of what can and cannot happen inside of the IEP.  It's time to stop trying to figure out the myths and truths of Special Education on your own and get into the Inner Circle!

I'm holding nothing back... In fact, I'm even going to give you the EXACT checklists and tools I've built for BOTH parents AND schools to build better IEPs.  

The Special Education Inner Circle is NOT new... we're starting year 5 together and we're seeing more results than ever before!

I'll See You On the Inside!

With Hope & Determination Always,

Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed


IMPORTANT: I am not a lawyer and will not be giving legal advice. I do not teach how to file state complaints or file due process. The Special Education Inner Circle is built to support parents, teachers & team members through the IEP process who are NOT in critical situations. The Special Education Inner Circle is for you if you are craving positive interactions, to create appropriate IEPs and you NEED to see your child/student have their best school year ever.  

"Catherine Whitcher has gone above and beyond delivering in the Inner Circle! I feel confident in my child's IEP goals on her future!"


"I am profoundly grateful to be lead by Catherine Whitcher. I have such trust in her with my whole heart. Great information, full of great ideas, but done it in a way where the IEP team can still work together, but at the same time get important things done. I enjoy being fueled by Catherine!"


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Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed

Catherine founded the Special Education Inner Circle after 20+ years of training parents, teachers, therapists and admins on creative IEP solutions that WORK! She has traveled the country teaching IEP Boot Camps, Professional Development Trainings and working 1:1 with IEP teams and parents.  Catherine supports Parents, Teachers & Therapists through the Inner Circle from all points of view at the table. Catherine's younger brother has Down syndrome and she lives the "special needs" lifestyle everyday, as sibling. Not much has changed in Special Education in the past 40 years, but watch out... we've got a positive ripple effect happening inside of the Special Education Inner Circle that is bringing more results in Special Education than you've ever seen before!

Please email questions to [email protected] or call (815) 302-1273

Things to Know

  1. The entire Special Education Inner Circle is ONLINE - you only need a smart phone, tablet or computer to get EVERYTHING.
  2. The Special Education Inner Circle works for all states - I've been working in Special Education nationwide for over 20 years, I got you.
  3. No matter how busy you are, you'll be able to access EVERYTHING. I record every single minute of every single lesson so it fits into your schedule.
  4. You have 24/7 access to your Private Special Education community. You'll never be alone in this journey again!

Special Education Inner Circle Enrollment

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