Thinking about what you want to do after high school is exciting. Preparation for that journey is key while you are still in school. Parents/guardians and students need to learn the requirements for graduation. A high school diploma is achieved through mastering state academic standards, passing required tests and courses … Continue reading
Getting Organized: Preparing for Your CSE Meetings This training is an expansion on “Creating a Special Education Notebook” that covers: 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 … Continue reading
Parent Engagement Series Provided for SCSD’s Parent University by SUPAC Presented by Kristine O’Brien and Shana Lewis Parent Outreach Specialists at SUPAC Session 5: A Walk Through the IEP Individualized Education Program The IEP is the cornerstone of the special education process. “Understanding the IEP” walks families through the New York … Continue reading
It is important for your child to be involved in their educational planning and they must be invited to attend Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings where transition goals and services will be discussed. Please join SUPAC as they discuss the ways to involve children in the Individualized Education Program … Continue reading
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 5: Moving On: Transitioning Families from CPSE to CSE In collaboration with Mid-State ECDC The transition from preschool to elementary school can be … Continue reading
iAdvocate provides parents with both information and most importantly, strategies in regards to their educational rights and getting their child’s needs met. The goal of iAdvocate is to share and develop specific strategies with parents for working collaboratively with a school team to improve their children’s education and to provide the most inclusive and meaningful educational environment for students with disabilities.