2015-16 Task Force Meetings:~ Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 7:00 - 8:30 pm- Flyer Speaker: Psychologist/LawyerAgenda: Understanding the Psychoeducational Eval, test results, understanding the numbers, etc. - most commonly used assessments during the initial evaluation,explain some of the subtests, numbers and what they mean.~ Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 7:00 - 8:30 pmSpeaker: Jennifer Goldbloom from PaTTANAgenda: Inclusive Practices using peer supports~ Friday, January 8, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:30pmSpeaker: Bill Riggar, PDE, Special Education LiaisonAgenda: IEP 101presentation: When and How should you ask for an evaluation / What happens? / Timelines / What to look for in an IEP?~ Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 7:00 - 8:30 pmSpeaker: Mary Dunn, Bucks County Mental Health & Development ProgramsAgenda: Criteria to meet eligibility for Intellectual Disability (ID) Supports Coordinator / Base Units that provide ID Support Coordination / Overview of what the Supports Coordinator can do to help the family~ Friday, May 6, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:30 pmSpeaker: Andy Faust, esq.Agenda: Parent’s rights, Procedural Safeguards, IDEA, what is the district obligated or not obligated to do.2014-15 Meetings and NotesSpeaker: Mary Dunn, Director, Bucks County Mental Health/Developmental Programs, Planning for the child with ID - A Future beyond High School2013-14 Meetings and NotesTheme of COLLABORATION: to work jointly with others especially in an intellectual endeavor, with the purpose of achieving or accomplishing something greater than each person could accomplish alone.
along with Lynde Kearns, Supervisor of Intellectual Disability Supports at Lenape Valley Foundation,
and Cindy Kowalkewski, Director of Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators.2012-13 Meetings & Notes~Tuesday September 25, 2012 9:30-11 am
Kick off meeting and Annual ElectionSpeaker: Mary Worthington, Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) Program DescriptionSpecial Program Thursday October 11, 2012 9:00 am til noonWhat Parents and Educators Need to Know about Pennsylvania’sSpecial Education Regulations (Chapter 14)Speaker: Pam Klipa, the ARC of PA - RSVPs will be taken by firstname.lastname@example.org
~Friday December 7, 2012 11:00-12:30
Roundtable with Bucks County Special Education Coordinators
~Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5-7 pm
Speaker: Meredith Penner, Program & Training Specialist BCIU~Wednesday April 3, 2013, 5-7 pmSpeaker: William Riggar, Special Education Advisor, PA Bureau of Special Education - PPT~Friday May 17, 2013, 11:00-12:30Roundtable with Bucks County Special Education Coordinators
PPT: Improving Transition Outcomes for Students by Writing Better IEPs: PA State Indicators 13 & 14
What is the impact of the State Performance Plan on transition programs and services?
What does the State data tell us?Speaker: Barbara Mazurek, Program & Training Specialist, BCIU2011-12 Meetings & Notes11/ 4/11: Meeting Notes
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