PURPOSE

The purpose of the committee is to:

  • Work collaboratively with the AACPS Director of Special Education and stakeholders to advise of issues, priorities, goals and potential solutions designed to improve achievement and outcomes of students with disabilities or special needs.   
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between AACPS, children and youth with special needs, parents, advocates, and the community.
  • Provide information and education to parents, educators, students, professionals, and community members on issues related to special education.
  • Promote the acceptance, awareness and inclusion of students with disabilities or special needs in our schools and community.