SECAC Report to the Howard County Board of Education

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Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee Report to the Howard County Board of Education and Priorities List, Winter 2017

The role of the Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) is to advise the local school system on the needs of students with disabilities within the jurisdiction.

The winter 2017 report includes recommendations on the following topics:

Inclusion
#1 Priority – Staffing
IEP Compliance
Training
Continuum of Services
Social/Emotional/Behavioral Supports
Transition
Best Practices
Better Communication of Services to Parents – More Resources for Parents
Reinstatement of 6 Weeks for ESY
Allowance for Modifications / Additional Time
Lack of HCPSS Policy for School Observations
Data Collection
Emergency and Evacuation Planning
Central Education Placement Team (CEPT) Program Management
Trauma-Informed Training

Read the full Winter 2017 Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee Report to the Howard County Board of Education and Priorities List