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Community Advisory Committee

 
Who Are We?
CAC LogoThe Santa Clarita Valley CAC is composed of parent volunteers, educators, and other interested community members who want to make a difference in the education of all children.  Our goal is to improve and protect the education of children with special needs. Your CAC is here to inform, empower, and support you. We invite you to join us in our quest to help others in our community.
 
 
Philosophy
The Special Education CAC believes that every child has a right to fulfill their potential with dignity, hope, and opportunity.
The CAC is committed to ensuring:
• Quality education for all children
• Collaboration between parents and schools
• Empowering parents through education and advocacy
• Access to resources and information
 
CAC Meetings

Zoom ID: 870 6685 0041

Passcode: CAC2324
Date
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Business Meeting
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Meeting Agendas
Parent Workshop
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September 18, 2023
6:00 p.m.  
7:00 p.m.
Connecting the Dots: 
IEP Essentials 
October 16, 2023
6:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
Social Workers and
Community Resources
February 26, 2024
6:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
COC Academic Accommodations Center
April 15, 2024 6:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
Legislation in Special Education
May 13, 2024 6:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
Social Skills
for Parent Interactions
Interpreter Services for CAC Meetings
Please call the SCV SELPA Office to request interpreter services: 661-259-0033 ext. 742  (Interpretación en español disponible llamando con anticipación
661-259-0033 ext. 742)
 
How Can I Get Involved?
• Attend a CAC meeting - all meetings are open to the public.
• Apply to become a CAC member representing your child's school district*.
• Join one of the CAC subcommittees.
• Help plan and organize CAC parent workshops.
*To become a voting member of CAC, complete a nomination application found HERE. Anyone may self-nominate; all nominations are reviewed by the local school district and the SELPA prior to approval.
 
Contact the SCV SELPA Office if you have items you'd like added to a meeting agenda, would like to join a CAC Committee, or have ideas for Parent Workshops.  661-259-0033 ext. 742  

Benefits of Being Involved
The CAC can give you the knowledge and skills necessary to become more comfortable in your role as a partner in the education process for your child. The CAC serves as a way to gain, as well as share knowledge, and help develop the best possible programs for our students.
 
Through CAC Parents Can...
• Learn about school and community resources related to special education;
• Receive training and skill building through workshops;
• Discuss ideas and concerns with people who will listen, understand, and respond;
• Collaborate and network with other parents;
• Have the opportunity for personal growth and leadership development;
• Receive information related to your child's disability;
• Engage in effective advocacy for children with special needs.