• Website for scholarships for students with learning disabilities: http://apply.ncld.org/res/p/EligibilityInfo/

    Download the "Guide to the Special Education Process" that was developed by a subcommittee of the Morris-Union Jointure Commission's Directors of Special Services: 

    Guide to the Special Education Process

    Summit Special Services Parent Training 18-19

    October 3, 2018  7:00 pm

    Parent Wellness Series - "Adolescence, the Good, the Bad and the Healthy"

    Summit High School Counseling Department

    Summit High School - 125 Kent Place Blvd., Summit, NJ

     

    October 24, 2018  7:00 pm

    College Night - Presentation by a college support program (TBD)

    Patricia Walsh, High School Transition Coordinator

    Summit High School - 125 Kent Place Blvd., Summit, NJ

     

    October 30, 2018  7:00 pm

    How to Talk to Your Child About Their Diagnosis - Grades 5-12

    Presented by Special Services Child Study Team

    Summit High School - 125 Kent Place Blvd., Summit, NJ

     

    November 28, 2018  7:00 pm

    How to Organize and Manage School Work at Home

    Peresented by Special Services Child Study Team

    Washington Elementary School - 507 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ

     

    January 15, 2019  7:00pm

    Encouraging Age Appropriate Social Skills - Grades K-6

    Presented by Special Services Child Study Team

    Franklin Elementary School - 136 Blackburn Road, Summit, NJ

     

    March  26, 2019  7:00 pm

    Effective Behavioral Supports in the Home - Grades 5-12

    Presented by Special Services Child Study Team

    LCJ Summit Middle School Library - 272 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ

     

    UNION COUNTY PARENT LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE- FALL 2018

    Come to the table and meet with parent leaders, educators, and community members in your county! Discuss strategies, challenges and success stories for running a school district-based Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG) or a community-based group. This round table event encourages mutual sharing of information, resources, and effective tools to increase parental engagement in school and community organizations to improve programs and outcomes for children receiving special education and related services.

    Date: Monday, November 5th, 2018 Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm Location: Clark Public Library 303 Westfield Avenue Clark, NJ 07066

    PRESENTER: Stefanie Babits, Parent Group Specialist For more information email: sbabits@spanadvocacy.org To register log on to: https://unionrt2018.eventbrite.com Empowered Families: Educated, Engaged, Effective! Engaging Parents of Students with Disabilities is a partnership between the New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (NJOSEP) and SPAN Parent Advocacy Network.