Meeting Minutes – 2019-2020

General Meeting Minutes

2019-2020 School Year

September 24, 2019

Navigating PGCPS for Student Success and Transportation

Learn how the Department of Special Education can support you and how to navigate the Chain of Command when questions arise regarding student programming, services, school team challenges. (Presentation & Contact List for PGCPS)

Learn about the Family Support Center as a resource to you in the system. (Website)

Hear from the Transportation team for PGCPS on transporting your child to and from school and how to be effective partners throughout the school year. (Presentation & Maryland State Technical Assistance Bulletin)

October 22, 2019

Special Education Clinic

Learn about the Special Education Process and your child’s IEP.  Representatives from the following offices from the Department of Special Education were present to provide information and answers to your questions!

November 19, 2019

Bullying and Cyberbullying

Students with disabilities can be at an increased risk for bullying and Social Media/Cyber-bullying in today’s environment both in school and in the home community. Unfortunately, these experiences can have an enormous impact on students. That’s why it’s particularly important for both parents and educators to take a proactive role in promoting healthy social relationships and positive social media use.

Bullying, harassment and intimidation have no place in Prince George’s County Public Schools. Come learn about what Prince George’s County Public Schools is doing regarding bullying, harassment, and intimidation prevention.

December 2019 NO MEETING
January 28, 2020

School Transitions: Lessons Learned Panel

Come learn what to expect during transitions from preschool, elementary, middle, high school and post-secondary from the school  perspective and the parent/guardian perspective.  Panel table discussions will cover each of these specific transitions.

February 25, 2020

Caregiver Support for Families of Students with Disabilities

Please join us for a discussion on assistance available in Prince George’s County for caregivers, which may include family, friends, and  members of the community.  Learn what’s available to you, how do you access it, and why you should access it? 

March 24, 2020

Access for All Students through Assistive Technology

Come hear about how assistive technology supports access for your child in the educational environment, including building  communicative competency for your child!

April 28, 2020

Supporting Families with Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through the RDI Process and One World Center for Autism Partnership

April is Autism Awareness Month. The focus of this evening will be for you to learn more about autism spectrum disorder and ongoing PGPCS initiative to provide support to families and teachers through the RDI process.

May 26, 2020

Supporting Your Child with a Learning Disability in Reading

Come learn about what a Specific Learning Disability is in the area of reading and the best-practice strategies used in the classroom to  support students with improving their reading skills.  Find out how you can partner with your child’s classroom teacher to support your  child’s reading skills at home.

June 23rd, 2020 Board Elections & Planning for 2020-2021 School Year