Franklin Township Special Education Parent Advisory Committee

Report
Franklin Township Special
Education Parent Advisory
Committee
October 2010
Special Education Parent
Advisory Committee
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6A:14-1.2 District eligibility for
assistance under IDEA Part B
(h) Each district board of education
shall ensure that a special education
parent advisory group is in place in the
district to provide input to the district
on issues concerning students with
disabilities.
Parent Advisory Committee
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Purpose: To strengthen and enhance
partnership between students, parents, and
educational professionals.
Positively impact the education of all
students with an emphasis on those with
special needs
Represent students and parents of students
needing or receiving special services
Act as a resource for all parents
Parent Advisory Committee
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Tasks: Provide proposed meeting
agendas and meeting minutes to
Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Meet as a group at least quarterly
from October through May
Create a working committee around
the goals and objectives of the
Advisory Committee
Who Can Join?
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Any parent of a child in the Franklin
Township School System.
Benefits of Joining
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Code clarifications
Apprised of district goals and
objectives
Budget input
Networking with others
Sharing of resources for students of
special needs.
PARENT ADVISORY
2010-2011 SCHEDULE
Monday October 25th 7pm SGS Library
Introductions
Review of Agenda for school year
Review of Purpose
Complete Revisions if necessary
November 17, 2010 7pm SGS Library
Doug Vogel
Special Needs Trust
Social Security Benefits
Guardianship/Future Planning
Monday January 24th 7pm SGS
Members of the CST Franklin Township-IEP Process
Monday March 28th 7pm SGS Library
Sue Van Aken
Division of Parks and Recreation
Programs and Availability
Monday April 26th 7pm SGS Library
John Mazellan-Transition Coordinator Franklin Township
Monday May 23rd 7pm SGS Library
Agenda Review
Reorganization for 2011-2012
How Can I Get More
Involved?
Contact Heather Mistry at
[email protected]
 Contact Colleen Dalrymple at
[email protected]
To be added to our global email list and
receive reminder emails to future meeting
dates and locations.
Check the district online calendar.
Listen for phone blasts.
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