Local Advisory Committee (LAC)

posted Nov 17, 2015, 10:17 AM by Glocester Webmaster   [ updated Nov 17, 2015, 10:18 AM ]
The Northwest Special Education Region LAC serves the Foster, Foster/Glocester and Scituate School districts. Their next meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm at the Ponaganset Middle School, 137 Anan Wade Rd, Glocester. The agenda contains a discussion of technology in the IEP process and identifying topics of interest to the committee. 

The purpose of the LAC is:
  1. Promote the general welfare of special needs students by serving as an advisory and advocacy group.
  2. Safeguard the human and legal rights of all special needs children, parents and guardians.
  3. Educate and aid parents and their children according to their needs, and to coordinate and promote such educational activities
  4. Promote better communication between parents and the local education staff.
Child care will be provided during the meeting by a qualified adult. If you are in need of this service please call at least 24 hours in advance at 647-4106. Refreshments will be served. Your attendance is greatly appreciated!