Don’t Miss the Special Education Summit on June 4
MCPS parents, staff and community members are invited to the 8th annual Special Education Summit, Leading the Way Today, Partnering for a Better Tomorrow. The summit will be held virtually from 9 a.m.–noon on Saturday, June 4.
The summit is free and will include breakout sessions on a variety of parenting topics. Topics include: supporting math skills at home; dyslexia explained; advancing the skills of prekindergarten children at home; understanding your child’s IEP; supporting students with autism, and cooperation strategies for parents of children aged 1-12.
The keynote speaker is Patricia Crain de Galarce, Ed.D., director of the Center for Inclusive and Special Education, and associate dean in the Graduate School of Education at Lesley University.
She has taught almost every grade level from young children to graduate students in Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and Paraguay, South America. She served as the principal of Elsie Whitlow Stokes School, a dual-language immersion elementary school in D.C. for 12 years.