Sullivan BOCES Student/Parent Support Council is seeking new members.
The council is a group of parents, staff, board members and community stakeholders who meet three or four times per year to educate families and improve the educational experience at Sullivan BOCES.
The group will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Nov. 15, 2022; Jan. 12, 2023; and April 6, 2023; at the Sullivan BOCES Rubin Pollack Education Center Career and Tech Dining Room, at 52 Ferndale-Loomis Road in Liberty.
Meetings will consist of sharing information on current topics and process and allowing time for members to give input on the needs of students and their families. Time is also set aside for families to network. Refreshments will be served.
The guest speaker for the Nov. 15 meeting will be from the Family and Community Engagement Center.
The Westchester Institute for Human Development operates early childhood and school-age FACE centers throughout seven counties, including Sullivan. The centers are part of the New York State Education Department Office of Special Education Educational Partnership network of support, designed to improve outcomes for students with disabilities and better support schools and families. The FACE centers can provide assistance to families of children with disabilities through free trainings and workshops; educational resources in English and Spanish; and direct consultation and referral assistance.
For more information on WIHD, visit www.wihd.org. Those who would like attend the Nov. 15 meeting are asked to RSVP by Nov. 1 to 845-295-4141 or malinda.Kristiansen@scboces.org