General Meeting Minutes
2022-2023 School Year
|September 27, 2022||
Welcome Back to School: You have questions. We have Answers.
Navigating the school system when you have questions can be a time-consuming process. The Department of Special Education and The Family Support Center would like to provide information to streamline that process for you. Join us as we answer questions related to transportation, student health, and safety. We will have representatives from the Transportation Department, Health Services, and the Family Support Center. They will join us to share tips on how to get the information that you are seeking.
September 2022 SECAC Meeting Agenda (PDF)
|October 25, 2022||
Let’s Talk IEP!
Join us for this opportunity to learn about your child’s IEP, the IEP process, changes to the law, and updates to the Maryland Online IEP Template.
October 2022 SECAC Meeting Agenda (PDF)
|November 29, 2022||
Bullying, Social Emotional Health & Wellness
Students with disabilities are at an increased risk for bullying and cyber-bullying 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 as well as Social Emotional health and wellness for our students.
November 2022 SECAC Agenda (PDF)
Additional Resources from meeting:
|January 24, 2023||
The Importance of Secondary Transition Planning: Preparing for life after high school
Secondary transition planning focuses on the goals and vision you and your child have for the future. The purpose of transition planning is to provide your child with the services and support he/she needs to make a successful move into adult life. Are you prepared? Come and hear about critical information regarding secondary transition planning and the importance of the Secondary Transition Plan of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) in helping your child be successful in their post-secondary opportunities in education, future employment, and independent living.
January 2023 SECAC Agenda (PDF)
Additional resources mentioned during the meeting:
|February 28, 2023||
Community Resources for You and Your Family
Join us for this opportunity to hear about the many resources, programs, and services that support families of children with disabilities and special health care needs in Prince George’s County.
March 21, 2023
Leverage the benefits of technology to support learning! with Joan Green, CCC-SLP
Learn how parents and educators can use technology to address executive functioning, literacy, and other needs using assistive technology.
Joan Green is the founder of Innovative Speech Therapy and author of Assistive Technology in Special Education: Resources to Support Literacy, Communication, and Learning Differences.
She spoke at our meeting as part of the 12th Annual Parent Engagement Conference.
March 2023 SECAC Meeting Agenda – English (PDF)
|April 25, 2023||
It’s Autism Awareness Month and the Perfect Time to Learn about the Autistic Self Advocacy Network!
Come learn about the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, a nonprofit organization run by and for autistic people. ASAN believes that the goal of autism advocacy should be a world in which autistic people enjoy equal access, rights, and opportunities. They work to empower autistic people across the world to take control of their own lives and the future of their common community, and seek to organize the autistic community to ensure their voices are heard in the national conversation about autistic people.
April 2023 SECAC Meeting Agenda – English (PDF)
|May 24, 2023||
Things to do with your child during the summer!
Join us as we share how to make the most of your child’s summer. Learn about the various summer programs, events and resources you can consider as you plan for summer.
May 2023 SECAC Meeting Agenda (English & Spanish) (PDF)