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SCDSB offers parents free workshop on Navigating Special EducationNovember 7, 2013 Category: NewsBack to News Page

​The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is offering Navigating Special Education Workshops for parents and guardians on Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in school locations throughout Simcoe County. The workshops are designed to increase understanding of Special Education in the SCDSB and to support parents in taking an active and informed role in their child’s education.

The workshops will focus on a variety of areas including:

  • what is special education
  • understanding special education processes in SCDSB
  • the role of the Special Education Advisory Committee
  • how to access available resources
  • communication, assessment and data collection
  • Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
  • information about why and when Strengths and Needs Committees (SNCs) and Identification Placement and Review Committees (IPRCs) occur

The workshops take place on Nov. 27 in the following locations: 

Huron Park Public School - 425 Robert Street, Midland

Orchard Park Public School - 24 Calverley Street, Orillia

Allandale Heights Public School- 124 Bayview Drive, Barrie

Connaught Public School - 300 Peel Street, Collingwood

W.H. Day Elementary School - 410 Maplegrove Avenue, Bradford

No pre-registration is required for this workshop; parents are invited to attend the workshop location of their choice.

Information:

Hailey McLean, Central Program Consultant in Special Education, SCDSB

705-734-6363 x11801

Brodie Wilson, Central Program Consultant in Special Education, SCDSB
705-734-6363 x11566