Friday, March 29, 2013

New Meetings! April, May, June 2013

April 9, 2013 – Tuesday, 7-8:30pm - “Extended School Year: What is ESY, who is eligible and what are Georgetown’s Service Delivery Models?” with Dr. Donna Straight, Director of Special Education for Georgetown Public Schools. At the Penn Brook Library, 68 Elm St., Georgetown, MA May 7 2013– Tuesday, 7-8:30pm - "Dual Diagnosis in both Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health - What does this mean?” Dr. Katherine Canada, Chief of Admissions and Outreach for The Guild of Human Services will be our keynote speaker. She will be presenting on tips for parenting youth with DD/MH dual diagnoses and finding compassion and connections for them and the family members who love them. Dr. Canada is a Developmental Psychologist and she has dedicated her professional life to the fields of education and human services. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Butler University and her master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At the Penn Brook Library, 68 Elm St., Georgetown, MA June 4, 2013 - Tuesday - 7-8:30pm - The Shining Star Awards & The Georgetown SEPAC’s Final Meeting - We would like to recognize Georgetown Educators, be they teachers, therapists, aides, support staff or administration, that have be exceptional in their support of our children and/or Special Education programs within the School District. If you would like to nominate someone, please send me an email by May 24th, along with a statement as to why they are exceptional. At the Penn Brook Library, 68 Elm St., Georgetown, MA.