PEAC announces the 2010 Creegn Award for Excellence in Inclusive Education
PEAC is very excited to announce the second annual Patricia J. Creegan Award for Excellence in Inclusive Education. The award is given annually to an educator in Pensylvania who demonstrates outstanding committment to inclusive educaiton. Leah M. Kostelac, a special education teacher in the West Shore School District, received the 2009 award. In order to recognize colleges and universities that are teaching Pennsylvania's future eduacators how to include students with disabilities and collaborate with parents, the 2010 Creegan Award will be given to faculty member at an institute of higher education.
Posted on: Wednesday, December 8, 2010 12:55PM
PEAC Poster Session at TASH 11/30/10
PEAC President Diane Perry will be traveling to the TASH Conference in Denver next week!
Diane and long-time PEAC partner Dr. Jerry Petroff, Professor of Special Education at The College of New Jersey, will be presenting a poster on PEAC's collaboration with college and universities to better prepare teachers to teach all children. Check back for more information on the poster session after the conference.
Aligning Your IEP With State Standards
PEAC is sponsoring a workshop titled "Aligning Your IEP With State Standards" on Saturday, May 2 from 11:30am - 1:30pm at Holy Family University.
The workshop will be presented by Dr. Brian Berry of Holy Family University and is open to all parents, teachers, students, paraprofessionals, and administrators.
Special Education Law: Building Blocks and Basics
PEAC would like to thank Sallie Lynagh and the Disability Rights Network for making our April 4 workshop, "Special Education Law: Building Blocks and Basics" workshop a success!
A group of 30+ parents and teachers attended the workshop, which was held at Maple Glen Elementary School in Maple Glen, PA, to learn and review the most important information in special education law. PEAC Members will be able to access the workshop materials on our website very soon!
We would also like to thank Upper Dublin School District for their support of our work and for hosting the workshop.
Planning an Inclusive and Collaborative Transition
PEAC is sponsoring a workshop titled "Planning an Inclusive and Collaborative Transition" on Saturday, June 6 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM at Maple Glen Elementary School.
Workshops coming soon...
PEAC will be sponsoring the following workshops in the fall:
Aligning your IEP with the state standards
Planning a collaborative and inclusive transition
In October, PEAC with be sponsoring an IEP clinic in the Bristol township area. Parents and teachers will have an opportunity to sit with our university partners and experts in the field of special education, stay tuned for more information.
Sponsored by Pennsylvania's Education for all Coalition,
Please register early - space is limited
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