December 18, 2012

Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting - December 18, 2012


Complete Agenda

1. Call to Order

 1.1 Approval of Agenda

 1.2 Election of Chair and Vice Chair of SEAC
2. Declaration of Conflict of Interest

3. Minutes

 3.1 Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting, November 20, 2012

4. Chair's Request for Written Questions from Committee Members

5. Notices of Motion and Petitions
6. Delegations

7. Ministry and Board Policy Review

 7.1 TA Allocation Module (oral presentation)
 7.2 Budget Considerations for 2012-2013 (consultation activity)

8. Program Review

8.1 Support Student Transitions in Peel: Gillian Chassels presenting “Can Do Candles and Crafts”
9. Reports from Officials and Staff/Department Work Plan Review

 9.1 Vocational Programs (oral report)

 9.2 Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement (BIPSA)

 9.3 Updated Special Education Advisory Committee Member List  

10. Communications - for Action or Receipt

 10.1 Letter to Minister Laurel Broten from SEAC Chair, Renfrew County District School Board Re: Funding Model for Special Education
 10.2 Letter regarding resignation from SEAC of Lynne Cramer, Community Living Mississauga

 10.3 Letter to Lynne Cramer from Janet McDougald regarding resignation of Community Living Mississauga’s representative to SEAC

 10.4 Letter to Minister Laurel Broten from SEAC Chair, Upper Canada District School Board Re: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder and Mandatory Special Education Preparatory Courses for Teachers 
 10.5 Memorandum from the Ministry of Education Re: Secondary school completion in four years – Changes to funding after 34 credit threshold

 10.6 Memorandum from Barry Finlay, Ministry of Education Re: Supporting Students with Special Education Needs

11. Response of Administration to Former Questions
12. Reports from Representatives on Councils/Associations

13. Questions asked of and by Committee Members

14. Public Question Period

15. Adjournment

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