The theme for this year’s Inclusive Schools Week, Sharing our Gifts in Inclusive Schools, encourages schools to consider the inclusion of all students in programs and classes that highlight their individual abilities and encourage their development as respected members of their school community.
Check out the Division of Special Education Professional Development Opportunities 2015-2016 Brochure and Calendar
Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 training dates for oral interpretation at IEP team meetings.
A new requirement of the Modified Consent Decree (MCD) mandates that Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams read aloud the following statements at every IEP team meeting, regardless of parent attendance. Also included is an IEP Team Meeting Agenda. Both English and Spanish are included.
Parent workshops are now being offered throughout the District
The Community Advisory Committee (CAC), mandated by California Education Code, serves to maintain an ongoing interaction between educators and parents and to advise the District on the development of its Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Local Plan and Annual Services and Budget Plans. The CAC holds monthly meetings open to parents, staff and community members.