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Special Education Parent Advisory Committee

Special Education Parent Advisory Committee
The Mars Area School District's Special Education Parent Advisory Committee was established to:
  • Inform parents about special education issues and disabilities;
  • Provide trainings for parents;
  • Improve communication between administrators, teachers, parents, service providers and community agencies;
  • Identify and address systemic issues that impact the delivery of special education services throughout the District;
  • Maintain and improve the delivery of best and evidence-based education practices and programs throughout the District.

Committee members meet quarterly; organizing trainings for parents; provide input to the School District; and, advocate for ALL students within Mars Area School District. 


New Member Application


Mars Area School District’s Special Education Department is seeking parents interested in serving on the District's Special Education Parent Advisory Committee for the 2021-2022 School Year. To apply, click on the following:


Parent Trainings
 
The following are summaries of parent training sessions and other presentations offered by Mars Area School District’s Special Education Department:

Parent Resources
 

Mars SPECIAL EDition
Newsletter
 
The following are available issues of the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee's quarterly eNewsletter, the Mars SPECIAL EDition:

Questions
 
Questions may be directed to Mr. Travis Mineard, Director of Special Education, at (724) 625-1518, ext. 1530, or  [email protected].