Mars Area School District's Special Education Parent Advisory Committee and Gifted Parent Advisory Committee have published quarterly newsletters — the Mars SPECIAL EDition and MASD Gifted Quarterly.
All issues of the newsletters, which feature articles and information specific to parents of special education and gifted education students as well as upcoming events, links to online resources and more, are available online:
Mars SPECIAL EDition - www.marsk12.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=794154&type=d&pREC_ID=2161598
MASD Gifted Quarterly - www.marsk12.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=2585698&type=d&pREC_ID=2261129
The Special Education PAC and Gifted Education PAC were established in as a means to inform parents about gifted education issues; provide trainings for parents; improve communication between administrators, teachers, parents, service providers and community agencies; and, to maintain and improve the delivery of evidence-based education practices and programs throughout the District.
For more information, contact Travis W. Mineard, Director of Special Education, at (724) 625-1518.