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Bloomfield SEPAC Meeting Schedule for 2013-2014

Scheduled SEPAC meeting dates and locations for the 2013 – 2014 school year are as follows:

  • Sept. 18, 2013   – Franklin Elementary School

  • Nov. 20, 2013    – Bloomfield High School

  • Jan. 15, 2014    – Berkeley Elementary School

  • March 19, 2014 – Watsessing Elementary School

  • May 21, 2014    – Cartaret Elementary School

Our meetings begin promptly at 7:00 and end at 9:00 p.m.  Parents/families of students with disABILITIES and non-disABLED peers are encouraged to attend, as well as their educators (general ed./special  ed.), administrators, building principals, Board of Ed. members, and community members.  In other words, ALL are welcome!  Check back to check out our informational speakers.  Never a dull moment!  Be informed.  Many thanks to our Home and School Associations for their great snacks and warm hospitality.

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Big Changes for Bloomfield Schools – Board of Education Meeting, June 25, 2013.

For those unable to  attend the meeting of June 19th called by Interim Superintendent Nick Dotoli and Director of Special Services Linda Colucci, there will be a repeat presentation of their PowerPoint, “Moving Forward, Continuum of Services,” at the BOE meeting scheduled for June 25, 2013, to be held at the Administration Building at 7:00 p.m.  We urge all members of our community to attend this important meeting.  Be informed.  Many changes are being made to the delivery of supports and services of special education programs.  

These changes affect ALL:  General and special education staff, building principals, ALL learners, students with disAbilities, non-disAbled peers, and their families, ALL stakeholders in the education of Bloomfield students.

WHEN: TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013

WHERE: BOARD OF EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION BUILDING,

155 BROAD STREET, BLOOMFIELD, N.J.

TIME: 7 PM

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SPECIAL MEETING FOR BLOOMFIELD SEPAC FAMILIES- June 19th, 2013

Interim Superintendent Nicholas Dotoli and Director of Special Services Linda Colucci will be consolidating special education programs.  Ms. Colucci invites families affected by these changes to an informational presentation entitled “Moving Forward – A Continuum of Services.”

WHEN:    Wednesday, June 19, 2013.

WHERE:  Administration Building, 155 Broad Street, in Bloomfield.

TIME:      7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Changes in special education programming affect ALL learners, their families, and their educators. SEPAC extends a warm invitation to ALL community members.

 

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NJCIE Annual Meeting – June 13, 2013

Please distribute this information widely to parents and educators:

NJCIE Annual Meeting

DATE / TIME: Thursday, June 13th

7:00 pm: Welcome & Refreshments

7:30 pm: Guest Speaker, Dr. Peggy McDonald

8:30 pm: Problem solving Q&A with NJCIE Program Advisory Board members (parents, teachers & directors of special services.)

LOCATION:

The New Jersey Law Center www.njsba.com

One Constitution Square, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

(Upstairs in the McCarter & English Room)

FEATURING:

Dr. Peggy McDonald, Director of the Office of Special Education Programs, New Jersey Department of Education, will speak about NJDOE initiatives to help students with disabilities access the common core standards and other initiatives.

All are invited but please RSVP by contacting NJCIE atNJCIE@njcie.net or 732-613-0400