Special Education Citizenís Advisory Council Meeting to Feature Success Stories of Carroll County Alumni Students and Families
Release Date: 4/17/2009 1:19:34 PM
The Special Education Citizen’s Advisory Council (SECAC) will meet on Thursday, April 23, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Non-Profit Building, located at 255 Clifton Blvd. in Westminster. The meeting will begin with a welcome, updates, and a wrap-up from the first annual awards and recognition ceremony.
A presentation entitled “Better Together” will take place from 9:40 to 10:40 a.m. Casey Huether, Barbara Feldman, Sharon Sabol, Kelly Snyder, and Brenda Dinne will present a conversation with parents about why inclusion is important to their families. Sharon Costa, a parent of a non-disabled friend, will share the importance of friendship for children with and without disabilities. They also will discuss the importance of team dynamics, communication, and attitude for inclusion.
Carroll County alumni students and families will share their personal success stories and how the school system played an integral part in their future. Alumni students Adam Dunn, David Peek, Nicole Hurley, and Greg Allen and their families will share what worked well for them through their school experience. This presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m.