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Special Education Parent Advisory Meeting Dates

Special Education Parent Advisory Meeting Dates


Special Education Parent Advisory Groups are required for all school districts in New Jersey. The purpose of these groups is to provide opportunities for parents and community members to offer input to their districts on critical issues. New Jersey Administrative Code 6A:14-1.2(h) states that: Each board of education shall ensure that a special education parent advisory group is in place in the district to provide input to the district on issues concerning students with disabilities.


Mission:

The mission of the Weehawken Township School District Special Education Parent Advisory Committee is to facilitate communication between parents, staff, the Board of Education, and the community, regarding the district's special education programs, to provide families with meaningful support, education and information and to provide input to the District on issues concerning students with disabilities.


Role:  

  • To increase the involvement of families of children with special needs.  
  • To advise on issues that affect the education, health and safety of students with special needs.

Who Should Attend Meetings?  

  • Anyone with a student or students in The Weehawken Township School District with special needs.  
  • Anyone with a student or students eligible for or receiving services under an IEP or 504 plan.

Meeting dates:

  • 11/21/16
  • 2/9/17
  • 4/27/17
  • 6/8/17

Time:6

Location: Student Dining Hall



Please note that meetings are not the forum for a discussion about individual students or your child's IEP. Topics are limited to those that impact all students or a group of students. Additionally, these meetings are for parents only. It is not appropriate to have your child attend these meetings. If you have concerns that you would like to share with the Director of Pupil-Special Services or a specific concern about your child's program, please contact your child’s case manager.