Wed25Oct20176:45pm - 9:00pmMarion Tavern at Grandview Farm
Allan Blume is a retired associate professor of practice formerly of Simmons College, Boston, and a current adjunct faculty member at Elms College, Chicopee. He taught courses that focused on laws and regulations of special education, IEP development, transition, and inclusion.
He continues to consult to schools throughout Massachusetts regarding topics such as federal and state special education regulations, writing and implementing individualized education programs, disability awareness, special education process, inclusion, eligibility, Section 504, as well as assisting school districts with the creation and editing of their District Curriculum Accommodation Plans.
Over the past few years, Allan has been providing extensive consultation to Burlington Public Schools at all levels. In his presentation to the PAC, he will talk about the work he has done in Burlington and will provide participants with insight into the IEP process, strategies he has provided for effective IEP writing and what parents might expect to see in their son or daughter’s IEP.
Wed01Nov20176:45pm - 9:00pmMarion Tavern at Grandview Farm
Ilda Carreiro King, Ph.D. is a Developmental and Educational Psychologist who uses the lens of classroom ecology to inform improvements in reading instruction. She is known for bringing a learner-centered approach to all levels of the school community: administrators, teachers, students, and parents. Through workshops, demonstrations, and observations, she develops a continuum of services, curricula and techniques that help all types of students become fluent, strategic, and independent readers.
Wed06Dec20176:45pm - 9:00pmMSMS Library
A Workshop for Parents and Professionals given by the Federation for Children with Special Needs - Workshop Presenter: Katherine Martin
This workshop provides a basic understanding of the complex special education laws and procedures.