February 17, 2021
Advocate Night. Bring your IEPs to this free virtual sessions with a special education advocate. Sessions will be 15 minutes long.
Sign up for a session here: https://forms.gle/jf1KyBnjVoaAKDvB8
There are many education related bills during this 2021 session of the Maryland Legislature.
The Arc of Maryland has a newsletter and tracker that can be found here: http://www.thearcmd.org/policy/annapolis-insider/
Senate Bills related to Education: http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/mgawebsite/Committees/Details?cmte=ehe&ys=2021RS
House Bills related to Education: http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/mgawebsite/Committees/Details?cmte=app
Click on the link below to see special education resources for learning during the HCPSS COVID-19 closure.
Under law, Howard County Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) advises the school system on the needs of students with disabilities. We collaborate with other community disability advocacy groups to improve special education and the lives of our students in Howard County, MD.
There are approximately 59,000 students in our district and 11% of them are students with special needs who have an IEP or 504.
HCPSS Special Education Family Support Resource Center 410-313-7161
Disability Rights Maryland 410-727-6352
COPAA - copaa.org for list of advocates and attorneys