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Parent Training Workshop on April 4

A free Parent Training Workshop titled “Educational Rights & Advocacy Course: Understanding Special Education in Illinois,” will be held on April 4, 2014 at Illinois State University.  Please see the following brochure for more information. Parent Advocacy ISU April 4

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Parents – Helping Your Child With Organization and Study Skills

Below is a link to an article written for parents: “Helping Your Child with Organization and Study Skills” http://www.ldonline.org/article/5884/

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Special Needs Planning

A meeting will be held in Champaign to provide people with really valuable information about setting up a Special Needs Trust. Those who attend will learn about these Special Needs Planning topics: Keeping Government Benefits Wills & Special Needs Trusts … Continue reading

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Child Safety and Technology

“Trends in child safety, new technology, and the problem of “juvenoia” Dr. David Finkelhor, PhD October 24, 2013 5:00 p.m. Lewis Center 2nd Floor 919 West Illinois Street Urbana, Illinois 61801 Please see the attachment for more information. This is … Continue reading

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Parent Training About Affecting Legislative Change

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)  is the law that dictates the services children with disabilities receive at school and will be reauthorized soon.  Parents who would like their voices to be heard may participate in free training to learn … Continue reading

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Free Event With Dr. Ross W. Greene, PhD

Dr. Ross W. Greene, author of “The Explosive Child,” will give a FREE two-hour presentation on October 16 in Springfield.  Please click on the link below for more information and how to register for this event.   A light supper … Continue reading

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FY 14 Budget

The following link contains the approved 2013-2014 budget for the Ford County Special Education Cooperative. FCSEC 2014 Budget

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Executive Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the FCSEC Executive Committee will take place on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in the Paxton-Buckley-Loda (PBL) Unit Office/Board Room, 1 Panther Way, Paxton.  Here is the agenda: 8.14.13 agenda

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FY 2014 Budget

The FCSEC Tentative Budget for FY 2014 is available for review by going to the Budget page.  Information about the Budget Hearing is also on this page.

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Notice – Destruction of Special Education Records

The Ford County Special Education Cooperative will, on or after August 5, 2013, destroy the special education temporary records in its possession of those students: (1) born on July 1, 1986 through June 30, 1987, and (2) any records of … Continue reading

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