Office of the Child Advocate & Committee on Children Informational Forum on Restraint & Seclusion in Schools
On Friday, May 1, 2015 the Office of the Child Advocate and Committee on Children held an informational and thought provoking forum on restraint and seclusion in schools. View the full video>>
On April 28, 2015 the Secretary of Education (Secretary) amended regulations for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Part B or IDEA). These regulations govern the Assistance to States for the Education of Children with Disabilities program and the Preschool Grants for Children with Disabilities program. Learn more>>
Governor Dannel Molloy announced that he is selecting Dr. Dianna Wentzell to serve as Commissioner of the State Department of Education. Dr. Wentzell is a former teacher with over 25 years experience as an educator in Connecticut and has currently been serving as the department's Interim Commissioner. Learn more>>
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA is conducting a study on employment goals, barriers, and facilitators for young adults with physical disabilities and would like to find out some more information about how young adults find information on employment services and supports. Learn more>>
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- May 27, 2015Becoming Your Child's Best Advocate(Woodbury, CT)
- May 27, 2015Understanding Challenging Behavior in Young Children(Norwich, CT)
- June 2, 2015Preventing Discrimination Against Children with Disabilities(Stamford, CT)
- June 4, 2015Supporting Families of Children with Autism(Danielson, CT)
- June 6, 2015Family and Community Expo(Willimantic, CT)
- June 10, 2015The Nuts and Bolts of Special Education(Oxford, CT)
- June 11, 2015Transition 101(Stamford, CT)
- June 11, 2015Does Your Child's Attentional Issues Interfere with Summer Success?(Willington, CT)