School Board Appoints Special Education Advisory Committee

The Gloucester County School Board appointed the members of the Special Education Advisory Committee.

Special Education Advisory Committee 2020 – 2022
 

Abingdon

Achilles

Bethel

Botetourt

Petsworth

Page

Peasley

Gloucester High School

Teacher Representative

Rural Infant Services Program

Consulting Member

Consulting Member

Consulting Member

Christine White

Megan Drexler

Kristina Jacobs

Marsha James

Christy Morton

Shanna Merritt

Melissa Foster

Katina Keener

Ebony Brown

Liz Lyon

Jennifer Tingley

Paula Dawson

Kristy Holland

For contact information please call the Special Education Office at 804-693-7880

What purpose does the Special Education Advisory Committee serve?

The purpose of the Gloucester County Special Education Advisory Committee is to advise the school division of unmet needs in the education of children with disabilities. The committee consists of parents of children with disabilities and persons with disabilities. School division personnel act as consultants to the committee.
 

When does the committee meet?

 We are hoping to have meetings in person, but there will also be a virtual option available.
  Meeting time is 6:00 pm

September 19, 2022   
December 5, 2022
March 6, 2023 
May 1, 2023

The Special Education Advisory Committee is also seeking parents of children with disabilities and persons with disabilities who might be willing to serve on the committee. Interested individuals should contact the Special Education Office at 804-693-7880. We look forward to seeing some new faces at the meetings next school year. 

What happens at an Advisory Committee Meeting?

Each meeting includes presentations on relevant special education topics and a public comment period. Guest speakers are invited to most meetings to make a presentation on a particular topic. 
 

Who can serve on the committee?

Participation by all parents of students with disabilities is encouraged. Anyone interested in serving on the committee should contact the Special Education Office.