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Public Forum on Special Education in Wisconsin – Monday, October 10, 2016 – WI DPI

The State Superintendent’s Council on Special Education is pleased to announce it will hold, as part of its October meeting, a public forum to obtain broad-based input on special education. This public forum will be held Monday, October 10th from 5:00 to 6:00 PM at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), 125 South Webster Street, Madison, WI.The purpose for this forum is to gather input from families, school administrators, educators, community representatives, and others, on the unique challenges and successes of special education in Wisconsin. Information gathered will be used by the council in advising DPI on matters affecting the education of Wisconsin’s children and youth with disabilities. The council is receptive to hearing about any topic upon which people may choose to comment.

The mission of the council is to promote the education of children with disabilities by providing broad-based input to DPI. The council is comprised of adults with disabilities, parents of children with disabilities, regular and special education teachers, school administrators and school board members, as well as representatives of various agencies that provide services to school-age children and youth with special education needs. Sally Flaschberger, a Special Ed advocate in DRW’s Milwaukee office, is a member of the Council and is looking forward to hearing from our constituents.

Please join us and share your experiences.

For more information, contact Christina Spector at christina.spector@dpi.wi.gov.; 608-267-3720; or 125 South Webster Street, Madison, WI 53704.

Sign language interpreters will be available.