SEAC HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND SPECIAL EDUCATION AND PROVIDES YOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO BETTER MEET THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS. BY ATTENDING MEETINGS, YOU:
* RECEIVE INFORMATION TO ASSIST YOU IN BECOMING A PARTNER IN THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS;
* CAN NETWORK WITH OTHER PARENTS OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AND EDUCATIONAL PROFESSIONALS TO GAIN INFORMATION AND SUPPORT; AND,
*OFFER INPUT TO HELP INFORM THE POLICY AND PROGRAM DECISIONS IN THE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION IN CAROLINE COUNTY.
MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A MEMBER TO ATTEND.
If you have questions/concerns, please contact the Parent Teacher Resource Center.
Local school divisions are required by the Code of Virginia to form local Special Education Advisory Committees (SEACs) made up of parents of individuals with disabilities, community volunteers and one teacher appointed by local School Boards. The primary purpose of the local SEACs is to: identify needs relating to the education of students with disabilities within a local school division; advise the local school division of these needs; and assist the local school division in developing
Saturday, December 14, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – at the Parent Teacher Resource Center, 16221 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, VA 22427. For more information contact Susan Gayle 804-633-7083 Ext 1702. Please follow Caroline County Public Schools announcements for inclement weather.
Critical Decision Points is a FREE four-hour session, from The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) designed for parents of students with disabilities on critical decision points that can affect a child’s ability to earn a diploma and be ready for higher education or a career.
“There are decisions that parents of students with disabilities make as early as elementary school that can impact the ability of a student to earn a Standard or Advanced Studies Diploma,” Assistant Superintendent for Special Education and Student Services John Eisenberg said. “Parents need to know about these critical decision points and their potential consequences.”
Please Consider Participating, or Forward to Qualified Parents or Caregivers
Researchers at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia are conducting a study to develop a quality of life scale for children with autism spectrum disorder. They would like to invite parents or caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder to participate in an online questionnaire.
Parents or caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder who:
have a child with autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 5 years and 10 years, and
have lived with their child with autism spectrum disorder during the past 12 months.
What are you required to do?
Respond to an online questionnaire consisting of 24 questions
How long will it take?
Approximately 10-15 minutes
Are your responses anonymous?
Yes, responses are anonymous.
No identifiable information is collected.
Researchers use an encrypted link to protect your responses.