Let 2017 be the year to start something new, celebrating your child's strengths.
What would your child like to explore this year? Riding horses? Trying a new sport? Lego robotics? For kids who struggle in school, finding success outside of the classroom can be essential to building their self-esteem. Go start something great!
Save the Date: Next Weston PAC Meeting - February 10th at 9am
The next Weston PAC meeting will be held on Friday, February 10th at 9am in the Field School Dining Hall. We will be hosting a guest speaker, Executive Director Nancy Clements from Social Thinking Boston.
Social Thinking Boston is one of two fully endorsed and licensed clinics through Michelle Garcia Winner and Social Thinking. Learn more about Social Thinking. Everyone is welcome to attend.
New OCR Resources - December 2016
Review these new resources from the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR):
Public final regulationsunder Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), aimed at promoting equity by targeting widespread disparities in the treatment of students of color with disabilities.
Friday, September 9th - First meeting of the school year. Case House, 9am - 11am. Thursday, October 13th - Eye to Eye Keynote Speaker Presentation. Field School Dining Hall. 7pm-8pm. Wednesday, November, 16th - Special Education Programs at Weston High School, WHS Media Center, 7pm-9pm, Tuesday, December 13th - Basic Rights in Special Education - presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs. Country School library. 7pm-9pm.
2017 Dates - Friday, February 10th - Social Thinking Boston. Field School Dining Hall. 9am - 11am. AdditionalScheduling in Process ---
All of our meetings are open to the public. We encourage you to attend and learn more about Special Education in our schools. Representatives from the Weston PAC, the Office of Student Services, and the School Committee attend these meetings.