Special Education Resource Group
SERG MISSION: To Empower This Generation and The Next
To support parents of children with special needs from ages 3 to 21 by...
- Educating families within District 205 to increase awareness and gain support for individuals with disabilities in our community.
- Connecting parents, educators and administrators to increase understanding and collaboration.
- Providing information about resources in our community
- Sponsoring programs on a variety of topics related to special education.
- Providing resources for parents on topics of services, policies and procedures for children with special needs.
SERG is organized and funded by the District 205 PTA Council.
Parent Meeting - State of D205 Special Education Services
D205 Student Services Administrators shared the latest developments and improvements in our D205 special education resources for this school year.
Special Education Snapshots: January 2023 Parent Meeting
D205 parents heard helpful information about assistive technology, transition services and literacy curriculum in our latest parent webinar.
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SERG PARENT REPRESENTATIVES 2023-2024
|SERG Co-Chair||Elena Cutri|
|SERG Co-Chair||Mary Young|
|Edison||Jen Kasten Dotson|
SERG Representative Responsibilities
Are you interested in volunteering at your child's school, but have little time? Do you like sharing Special Education resources with fellow parents?
Being a SERG representative is an easy way of supporting your school community!
As a SERG school rep, you will be asked to do the following:
- Gather parent feedback, questions, and issues about Special Education topics at your school.
- Attend meetings to provide SERG information and to gather parent feedback:
- Attend your school’s PTA meetings (monthly)
- Attend SERG rep meetings (every 6-8 weeks)
- Attend SERG parent meetings (a few times a year)
- Distribute SERG information:
- Submit SERG program information for the principal’s weekly newsletter.
- Submit SERG program information for the PTA President’s weekly email.
- Share SERG info with Resource Teachers and Special Education Teachers at your school and ask them to pass along to students and/or their room parents.
- Partner with your school’s PTA committees to make events accessible to all students.
If you're interested in joining SERG as a rep, contact the current rep listed above or your school's PTA President.