Monday, December 5, 2011

Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) Meeting, Monday Dec. 5, 6:00 pm @ Webster

SEAC Meeting

Monday, Dec. 5
6:00 pm
@ Webster, 425 NE 5th St  55413
Room 116. 

The meeting's main topic is engagement and inclusion of special ed students and families in the school community.  This month's guest speaker is Heather Lindstrom from the MPS Office of Family and Community Engagement. OFCE is also rolling out a new initiative, informational kiosks in the community. They want input from parents on how to make the kiosks user friendly for students with disabilities. We will also learn about a community resource, Metro Center for Independent Living.
If you cannot attend the meeting, but have input on inclusion/engagement of special ed students and families in the school community, you may send comments to the SEAC by emailing 

6:00-6:15  Welcomes and Introductions
6:15-6:25  Introduction to a community resource: Metropolitan Center for Independent Living
6:25-6:40  District Update, Ann Casey, Executive Director of Special Education
6:40-6:45  District Parent Advisory Council Update - SEAC reps Julie Guidry and Craig Nelson
6:45-7:25  Discussion with guest Heather Lindstrom, Office of Family & Community Engagement
7:25-7:30  Wrap up and Adjourn Business meeting
7:30-8:00  Optional Informal Parent Networking

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