West Virginia Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children (WVACEEC) Meeting
Date: Thursday, May 19th
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Date: Friday, May 20th
Time: Starts at 8:30 a.m.
Location: Marion County Board of Education, 1516 Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont WV
The West Virginia Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children is a non-partisan advisory panel authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a Federal law and by State Board of Education Policy 2419. The purpose of the Council is to identify systemic issues and concerns regarding the education of exceptional children in West Virginia.
Exceptional children include students with disabilities and gifted students as defined by the IDEA and Policy 2419. The Council’s responsibilities include holding public meetings in all regions of West Virginia, collecting information from local and state sources and making an annual report to the State Board of Education and others regarding the unmet needs of exceptional children.
The agenda will include reports from the West Virginia Department of Education regarding special education programs, data results and outcomes of specific projects and initiatives. Local and regional administrators of special education will provide updates of their accomplishments and challenges. Other agencies and individuals are invited to provide additional perspective on their collaborative work with schools and the community.
The public is welcome and invited to share news and concerns regarding the education of exceptional children.
For additional information contact Dawn Embrey-King, Executive Director of the WV Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children (WVACEEC) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org