Friday, November 14, 2008

Special Needs Review- part 2

Hello-
All EPSB parents who have children with special needs should be receiving the following information via their school.... just in case anyone is missed, here's a reprint of the information. Please note the NOVEMBER 26th sessions at the Ramada Hotel. I will be attending the 1:30 PM session. Hope to see you there!


Attention Parents: Speak Out on Special Education

Setting the Direction for Special Education in Alberta is a provincial initiative intended to create a framework that will assist students with special education needs to be successful in school and in life. Alberta Education is providing opportunities for input on the vision and principles that will govern special education programming into the future.

Make sure your voice is heard. Your three options for participating in the consultation process are:

Participate in the online consultation by completing the survey at https://phoenix.edc.gov.ab.ca/surveys/web/cgi-bin/qwebcorporate.cgi?5ZQHEB.

Print the discussion guide found at http://education.alberta.ca/media/885351/phase1discussionguide_e.pdf (English version) and http://education.alberta.ca/media/885355/phase1guidedediscussion_f.pdf (French version) Then fill it in and send it to:
Setting the Direction for Special Education in Alberta
c/o Special Programs Branch, Alberta Education
10044-108 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 5E6
Fax: 780 422-2039

Register at http://education.alberta.ca/apps/settingthedirection/default.asp to participate in one of the in-person consultations taking place in Edmonton on November 26 at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre.

For more information on Setting the Direction for Special Education in Alberta, see setting.direction@gov.ab.ca.

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