Shoreline Special Education PTSA

Upcoming Events

Coffee with the President and Vice President: President Sara Lawton and Vice President Jennifer Small would love to chat with you. Join us at 3rd Place Commons on Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Drop-in to talk about whatever is on your mind or just to say hi. We will have a sign so you can locate us.

NEW Date! SEPTSA Member IEP Discussion Group: Looking for a community to discuss your student’s special education journey? Are you curious what other journeys are like? Need to ask a question about your student’s IEP or educational experience and don’t know where to go? Ask us!  Disclaimer: This is not legal or professional advice -- we are a group of Shoreline caregivers learning from each other. Next Meetings: Monday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. over Zoom. Register here and you will receive an email with login instructions. Questions? Email shoreline@shorelineseptsa.org

General Member Meeting:  We are excited to have our past president, Ananda Scott, present on Inclusive Education: All Means All.  What does that actually look like in practice?  How is it possible for the kids with the greatest support needs?  Let's talk about what's possible for our district and our kids.  Bring your questions and concerns!  Related Resource: Shoreline School District's Special Education Vision and Guiding Principles

Ananda Scott is past president of the Special Education PTSA Board and has two students in the district. She has over 200 hours of professional development training in inclusive education and is currently earning her Master’s in Special Education. 

Our very important business meeting will include electing next year's board officers. Please register to attend via Zoom. We are hoping to offer in-person as well, details to come.  April 9 at 7:00 p.m.

The FINAL general member meeting of the year will be June 6 (tent).  More details to come here soon.

Legislative Advocacy

The legislative session is wrapping up Thursday, March 7. Washington State PTA and Shoreline PTA Council have updated information on their websites and you can sign-up for action alerts.  

 

Highlights include:


At our February 8 meeting, our Legislative Committee Chair, Viktoria, shared the following reports: