Special Education: How It Works for Students and Schools 06/13/13

Public Hearing

Special Education: How It Works for Students and Schools

June 13, 2013

North Office Building – Hearing Room #1
State Capitol, Harrisburg, PA

10:00 a.m. Welcome by Commission Co-Chairs
10:05 a.m. Introduction of Commission Members
10:15 a.m. Presentation by:
PowerPoint: How Special Education Works
General Information on Special Education
Questions Regarding Special Education
Dr. Malcolm Conner
Special Education Advisor
PA Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education
10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion by:
Louse Fick
Supervisor Special Education, Parkland School District
Dr. Mary Beth Gustafson
Assistant Superintendent for Special Education,
Pocono Mountain School District
Jennifer King
Inclusion Consultant, Include Me from the Start
Dennis McAndrews, Esq.
Partner, McAndrews Law Office
Betsey Somerville
Director of Special Education,
Canon-McMillian School District