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Nominations

posted Apr 28, 2020, 4:40 PM by Super Admin

Nominations are currently open for AA-SECAC's executive board (2020-2022). The following positions are open:

Chair
Vice Chair
Treasurer

We highly encourage involvement from our community members. If you have an active interest in the advocacy for students with special needs, SECAC would be a great fit for you. As a committee member and board officer, you would serve in a capacity to advice AACPS about matters pertaining to students with disabilities or special needs.

If you would be interested in serving on the board, or know of someone who would be a good fit, please submit your nomination to info@aasecac.org. Due to COVID-19, nominations will be open until May 4 at 5:00pm.

For more information about duties and responsibilities relating to a specific position, click this link: http://www.aasecac.org/about/officers

Thank you for your continued support. Stay safe and well.

TAB-Navigating Secondary Transition Services for Students with Disabilities During COVID-19

posted Apr 27, 2020, 7:53 PM by Super Admin

Please see the attachment for MSDE's technical assistance bulletin in response to Navigating Secondary Transition Services for Students with Disabilities During COVID-19.

TAB-Providing Continuity of Learning to Students with Disabilities Through Nonpublic Special Education Schools during COVID-19

posted Apr 17, 2020, 5:48 PM by Super Admin

Please see the attachment for MSDE's TAB in response to Providing Continuity of Learning to Students with Disabilities
Through Nonpublic Special Education Schools during COVID-19

TAB - Serving Children With Disabilities under IDEA During School Closures Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

posted Apr 6, 2020, 3:38 PM by Super Admin

Please see the attachment for MSDE's TAB in response to serving children with disabilities under IDEA during school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assisting Your Child in Developing Social Emotional Learning Skills

posted Mar 3, 2020, 9:57 AM by Super Admin   [ updated Apr 6, 2020, 3:35 PM ]

Join us on March 12, 2020 for our next general meeting and guest speaker presentation!

Presenters
Ryan Voegtlin, Director of Student Services and
Meghan Murphy, Manager Extended School Year(ESY)/Emotional Support will come together to share strategies to help families in developing social emotional learning skills for our children.

This event is free to the public. Please join us in continuing to promote positive changes in special education and provide families with tools to help better support our children in all settings.

Location: Carol S. Parham Building, BOE Room
Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM

Reading Strategies for Supporting Your Child at Home

posted Jan 21, 2020, 3:27 PM by Super Admin

Presenters Gabby Sheckells, Ellen Theloosen, Lindsay O'Keefe and Lauren Cornwell come together to share reading strategies to help families support students at home.

This event is free to the public. Please join us in continuing to promote positive changes in special education and provide families with tools to help better support our children in all settings.

December 2019 General Membership Meeting

posted Dec 9, 2019, 1:58 PM by Super Admin

Please join us for our next SECAC General Membership Meeting on Thursday, December 12 at 6:30PM. The meeting will take place in the board room of the AACPS Board of Education building located at 2644 Riva Road in Annapolis. We hope to see you there!

Conversation with the Director

posted Oct 30, 2019, 5:39 PM by Super Admin

Start the year off in the right direction by talking with Bobbi Pedrick about instructional practices and the state of Special Education in Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Hear suggestions about how best to navigate your child's journey in special education.

Special Education Resource Fair

posted Oct 8, 2019, 9:12 AM by Super Admin

Join us for our annual Special Education Resource Fair at Severna Park Middle School! Come and meet community groups and organizations that provide support and resources to benefit children with disabilities, special needs and their families. AACPS Department of Special Education staff and SECAC parent volunteers will be on hand to talk with families and answer questions. Enjoy refreshments and massages will be available! We hope to see you there!

SECAC Draft Bylaws

posted Aug 23, 2019, 4:27 PM by Super Admin

The first general membership meeting for the Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee will take place on September 12th at 6:30PM at the Carol S. Parham Building, Room 2B. During this meeting, the draft bylaws will be reviewed and a vote will be held. The draft bylaws are attached for your review. We look forward to seeing everyone in September. Have a wonderful start to the school year!

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