Meetings & Events

SECAC General meetings for the 2017-2018 school year will generally be held on the second Thursday of each month from 7-9pm at the The Dr. Carol S. Parham Board of Education Building, 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD, unless otherwise indicated on the schedule below.  Some adjustments are made for school board and county council budget hearings when they conflict.
Additional events may be held throughout the year at alternate locations, and will be indicated as such on the schedule. We welcome all AACPS parents/guardians, AACPS teachers and staff, and other community members interested in improving special education and support for children with special needs in Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

SECAC MEETING DATES 2017- 2018


 

September 14, 2017 - General Meeting


October 12, 2017 - General Meeting


October 23, 2017 SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCE FAIR SECAC resource fair flyer 2017.pdf


November 9, 2017 Speaker- BOBBI PEDRICK Topic- Special Education in AACPS


December 14, 2017 General Meeting


January 10, 2017 Speaker- ROSS GREENE  Topic- Collaborative and Proactive Solutions to Behavior


February 8, 2018 General Meeting


March 8, 2018 General Meeting


April 4, 2018 Speaker- ROSE BLUCHER Topic- Twice Exceptional Students


May 10, 2018 General Meeting


June 14, 2018 General Meeting




SECAC Schedule from 2016-2017 School Year:
Aug 11, 2016 - Virtual board planning meeting, SECAC school year kickoff
Sept 8, 2016 - General meeting
Oct 10, 2016 - Special Education Resource Fair, 5:30-7:30pm, Severna Park Middle School Cafeteria
Oct 13, 2016 - Speaker series - Bobbi Pedrick, Dir of Special Ed. A Conversation with the Director
Nov 10, 2016 - Speaker series - Lisa Frank, M.Ed. Building an Appropriate IEP
Dec 8, 2016 - General meeting
Jan 12, 2017 - AACPS Board of Education Budget Hearing
Feb 9, 2017 - Speaker series - Carol Robbins, Ph.D. Neurocognitive Tools for the ADHD Toolbox
March 9, 2017 - Speaker series - Brittany Spiker, BCBA Understanding Your Child's Behavior
March 15, 2017 - AA County Budget Town Hall with County Exec Steven Schuh, 7pm, Park Elementary School, Brooklyn;   201 East 11th Ave, Baltimore MD 21225  
April 20, 2017 - Speaker series - Wayne Steedman, Esq. Navigating Special Education Law
May 8, 2017 - AA County Council Proposed BOE and General County Budget Hearing; North County HS
May 11, 2017 -  AA County Council Proposed BOE and General County Budget Hearing; Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
May 11, 2017 - General meeting
June 8 2017 - General meeting

Please check back soon for updates on other events.
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SECAC Schedule from 2015-2016 School Year:
Aug 11, 2015 - Board planning meeting was held
Sept 10, 2015 - General meeting - Topic: SECAC Updates: Mission, Functions, Goals and Objectives; election for Treasurer position;
Sept 21, 2015 - Special Education Resource Fair/Open House - Severna Park Middle, 5:30-7:30 pm
Oct 8, 2015 - General Meeting - Topic: Conversation with Bobbi Pedrick, Director of Special Education and Special Ed Resource Teachers
Nov 12, 2015 - General Meeting - Topic: School Bullying; Social Media Usage (the presentation from this session is posted on our Files page; Abbreviations for Texting and Social Media from Netlingo.com )
Dec 2015 - No Meeting this month - See our Survey - Advocating for Special Education at Board of Ed and County Budget Hearings
Jan 5, 2016 - AACPS Budget Hearing, Old Mill High School
Jan 7, 2016 - AACPS Budget Hearing, Board of Education Central Office, 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis MD
Feb 11, 2016 - General meeting - Topic: Office of Special Services (OT/PT/SLT etc) and Addressing Twice Exceptional (2e) Student needs (the presentation and question/answers from this session are posted on our Files page)
Mar 10, 2016 - General Meeting Topic: Social Skills and Understanding Social Pragmatic Goals
April 14, 2016 - General meeting - Topic: Challenging Behavior, Crisis Intervention for Challenging Behaviors, and ABA Approaches; Nominations for executive board positions accepted
May 19, 2016 - General Meeting - board elections for next year for our new officers were held; Open floor discussion for parent hot topics
June 16, 2016 - Planning meeting for next school year

Board of Education

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Super Admin,
Oct 8, 2017, 1:35 PM
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Super Admin,
Mar 7, 2016, 8:01 PM
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Mar 7, 2016, 8:22 PM
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Mar 7, 2016, 8:27 PM
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Mar 7, 2016, 8:23 PM
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Super Admin,
Mar 7, 2016, 8:01 PM