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School Board seeks applicant for Clover Hill District opening on Special Education Advisory Committee

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way community members can connect with the school division. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of providing an engaging and relevant education that prepares every student to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Members serve two- or three-year terms depending on the committee. A seat representing the Clover Hill District is open on the Special Education Advisory Committee. This committee is composed of parents, professionals and others appointed by the School Board for three-year terms. To be considered for this seat, applicants must reside in the Clover Hill magisterial district and have a child currently being served by the Special Education Department.

The functions of this committee are:

  • Provide advice concerning unmet needs in the education of students with disabilities in Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS);
  • Assist CCPS in the formulation and development of long-range plans, which will provide services needed for students with disabilities in Chesterfield County Public Schools and the community;
  • Participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of students with disabilities;
  • Submit an annual report with recommendations regarding the education of students with disabilities to the School Board through the Superintendent;
  • Assist in interpreting plans to the community, plans for meeting the needs of students with disabilities for educational services; and
  • Review annually the updated Annual Special Education Plan and Application for the Federal Flow-Through Funds prior to submission by the Superintendent to the School Board.

Parents interested in serving should apply no later than Oct. 30 by filling out an application at http://mychesterfieldschools.com/family-and-community-engagement/school-board-advisory-committees/.