FAMILY CONNECTIONS: MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT IN THE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS
A Special Series for Parents and Family Members
Presented by SUPAC and hosted by Cortland City School District
SESSION 4: Getting Organized: Preparing for Your CSE Meetings
This make and take workshop provides parents with the tools necessary to effectively and proactively prepare for the school year and beyond. “Getting Organized” will encourage parents to work collaboratively with their school team, organize their records, learn what records to keep, and what to put in writing.
A Special Education binder will be provided at this training. Be sure to bring a picture of your child, work samples, IEP, progress reports, and any additional items you want to include in your binder.
This training will also cover strategies for Preparing for Your Child’s CSE Annual Review
- Tips on preparing for child’s Committee on Special Education (CSE) meeting
- Discuss the purpose of the CSE meeting
- Roles and responsibilities of CSE members
- Important documentation you should have
- What kinds of questions to ask at a CSE meeting
- How to collaborate with CSE team members
ABOUT THIS SERIES: All parents and family members can and should have meaningful participation in their children’s education, especially when the child receives special education supports and services. Effectively communicating and collaborating with the school team is essential to improved outcomes for students with disabilities. Cortland City School District is pleased to host this six-part Family Engagement Series present by SUPAC-Syracuse University Parent Assistance Center. Each session will provide strategies and information to build upon the next in helping families to navigate and participate in the Special Education Process for their children.