The Special Education Advisory Council provides an opportunity for parents/guardians of students receiving special education services to provide their perspective in matters related to special education.
Any parent or guardian of a child with disabilities may participate. Staff, including administrators, teachers, support staff and paraprofessionals, are also encouraged to participate.
2017-2018 Meeting Dates, Topics and Notes
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Educational Service Center, 11200 93rd Ave N, Maple Grove.
November 13th – District 279 SEAC Community Resource Fair
Willow Lane Early Childhood Education Center, 7020 Perry Avenue North, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429), 6:30-8:00pm.
December - No Meeting
January 8th – Focus work for our inclusion initiative.
February 12th – Inclusion: Advocating for inclusion on your child’s behalf for community and city programs.
- Speakers: Jen Gillard, Recreation Supervisor for Recreation and Parks Department in Brooklyn Park and Emily Miller, Director of Adaptive Recreation with Reach for Resources.
March 12th – Inclusion: An overview/update on what district staff has implemented or is currently working on to promote inclusion in our schools.”
- Speakers: Jan Bitzer and Joy Fredrickson, Student Services Coordinators for Osseo Area Schools
April 9th – Focus work for our inclusion initiative, The Transition IEP (Grade 9 through age 21)--what do you need to know to be an effective advocate for your child?
May 14th – End of the year gathering. More details will follow.
Student Services Contact
Director of Student Services