Ed Affairs Committee Presentation April 2020
The Educational Affairs Committee convened in a Zoom seminar room on Tuesday, April 21 with board members, administrators and community members in attendance. The Office of Education provided an overview of special education, including information about Child Find with a six-year overview, continuum of services and supports provided for the students. Interventions for reading, math, social and coping skills were highlighted, as well as professional development provided to special education teachers, paraprofessionals, administrative assistants, and administrators, and the partnerships with outside agencies, contract services, and parent group. District challenges including the designation of “significant disproportionally” were addressed, in addition to looking forward to strategies to implement in collaboration with stakeholders. Questions and comments followed the presentation. The Educational Affairs Committee will meet next on Tuesday, May 19.