Special Education & Parent Resources

Special Education Advisory Committee

The Special Education Advisory Committee focuses on the educational needs of students with disabilities.  The committee is composed of parents of children with special needs, as well as professionals and community members.  It serves in an advisory capacity to Student Achievement Services and the Cherry Creek Board of Education.  Learn more at the Special Education Advisory Committee website.  Contact: Student Achievement Services, 720-554-4236.

 

2020-2021 SEAC Meetings

Due to the current COVID-19 safety and health requirements, the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will not be holding any in person parent meetings through at least December 2020.  All SEAC meetings will be held virtually and a link to that meeting with be sent out via email in the monthly flier.  

  • September 10, 2020, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
    • The Effects of Coronavirus on Special Education
      Please join us for a virtual (Microsoft Teams) meeting as district leadership presents on the 2020-2021 school year as it relates to special education. There will be opportunities to ask questions in the meeting or feel free to add your questions to this form: Questions for the 9-10-2020 SEAC Meeting
    • Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
      +1 720-443-6769 United States, Denver (Toll)
      Conference ID: 997 594 832#
  • October 8, 2020          
  • November 12, 2020         
  • December 10, 2020
  • January 14, 2021        
  • February 11, 2021       
  • March 11, 2021           
  • April 8, 2021                
  • May 13, 2021   


Red Shirt Rookies on 9 News
Check out this 9 News segment on our Red Shirt Rookies program that is led by our wonderful physical education teacher, Lisa Sacino!  This program pairs hand-picked able-bodied students with special-needs students to help them experience sports in a way that is beneficial to everyone involved.  We are very proud of this program and hope you can find time to watch the segment.   
Click here to see the video or read the transcript.





Parent Information Network (PIN) Meetings
PIN's mission is to provide informative local and national speakers on topics relevant to current parenting and youth-related issues and to provide a forum for parents to connect and create a caring community.  The current schedule can be found here: PIN Presentation Calendar

Walk, Bike, or Roll to School
CCSD’s Safe Routes to School grant encourages our parents and students to consider the many benefits of safe, active transportation to and from school!  Click here for more information.

Guiding Good Choices (GGC) is designed for parents of 4th-8th graders and is a great way for families to support each other while learning important information about the adolescent brain and strategies to help their kids make positive choices and avoid risky behaviors. GGC is facilitated by trained members of the district’s mental health and/or counseling department and provide a safe and supportive learning environment for parents to gain valuable knowledge, ask questions and support the healthy development of their kids.  Click here for a flyer with more information. 

Parenting the Strong Willed-Child Classes are designed to help parents of 2-8 year-olds learn and practice skills that can improve challenging behavior at home and at school. These classes are facilitated by trained members of the district’s mental health and/or counseling department and provide a safe and supportive learning environment for parents to gain valuable knowledge, ask questions and support the healthy development of their kids.  Click here for a flyer with more information.

Collaborative Problem Solving Parenting Classes are for parents of all ages of students and is designed to teach children, adolescents, and adults how to work toward mutually satisfactory solutions to problems underlying difficult behavior. Classes are facilitated by trained members of the district’s mental health department and provide a safe and supportive learning environment for parents to gain valuable knowledge, ask questions, and support the healthy development of their kids.  Click here for a flyer with more information.