This year, the Maplewood Middle School HSA liaison to the district-wide Special Education Parent-Teacher Organization (P.T.O.) is Jeannine Contreras. In her role as liaison, Jeannine will keep the HSA and MMS parents informed about PTO activities. Jeannine would also welcome any inquiries or feedback about special education services at Maplewood Middle School.
District Analysis of Special Education in our Middle Schools
A memorandum regarding "Middle School Special Education" was presented at the BOE meeting on September 19, 2011. To learn more, click on the link below.
Middle School Special Education
The district has contracted with the District Management Council to review and improve services for our students with special needs. More information on the review and planned improvements can be found in the link below.
District Management Council Information
SOMSD SPECIAL EDUCATION PARENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Special Education Advisory Council will serve as an advisory
group to the Board of Education and district administration on issues
concerning students with special needs. It will provide direct input
on policies, programs and practices that impact services and supports
for students with special needs.
SPECIAL EDUCATION PTO
The South Orange Maplewood Special Education Parent Teacher Organization (SPED-PTO) works to make a difference in the lives of all children with special needs. Its goal is to promote the welfare of the special education student by providing parents with the tools and information they need to work collaboratively with the school district and be more effective advocates for their children.
SPED-PTO meetings are held in the Board Of Education meeting room at 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, and begin at 7:30 pm. Membership is free. All parents who have a child receiving special education services in the district or who live in the district but whose child is in an out of district placement are already members of the PTO.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013