WHAT IS THE CAC?
The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is a legally mandated group formed to focus and advise on issues which affect our children in special education, SELPA-wide. The members are primarily parents of children with disabilities. In addition, membership includes representative from public and private agencies concerned with individuals with exceptional needs.
THE FUNCTION OF THE CAC IS TO:
Parent committee members are appointed by their school district of residence. Other CAC members are community representatives from various agencies as well as teachers from different special education programs.
ALL ARE WELCOME
Parents, family members, and others who are interested in children with special needs are welcome to attend the CAC meetings, which are held at least four times per year. Meetings follow an open and relaxed format oriented toward informational presentations, discussion, and a time for questions and answers. The meetings address significant issues identified by parents through a needs assessment. There are also opportunities for networking among attendees.
Working in conjunction with SELPA and member school districts, the CAC provides parents with the opportunity to attend professional presentations on topics and strategies such as:
SELPA-sponsored speaker presentations are provided at no cost.
PLEASE JOIN US
You will find the atmosphere to be warm and welcoming. Come mingle, share, and learn. Knowledge is power: The more you know, the more empowered you become, the more you can intelligently help your children.
2016-17 MEETING CALENDAR
Head Start Multi-Purpose Room – 1275 61st Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
Monday evenings from 6:30PM – 8:00PM (exceptions noted)
September 25, 2017 (6:30PM – 7:30PM)
October 23, 2017
January 22, 2018 https://www.facebook.com/events/411568189258445/
February 26, 2018
March 26, 2018
May 21, 2018 (6:30PM – 7:30PM)