We will meet on at Central Academy Middle School. The topic of our fall meeting will be Preparing for Middle and High School Advanced Learning Opportunities. All interested parents of gifted students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Our spring meeting will address elementary gifted opportunities.
The Botetourt County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee presents two parent & teacher information sessions on topics related to Dyslexia. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Teachers; in the Lord Botetourt High School Library: Part I Dyslexia: An Overview for Parents and
Part II Dyslexia: Strategies and Resources for Parents and Students; in the Lord Botetourt High School Library:
If you would like more information regarding your local SEAC, you may contact Julie A. Baker, Supervisor of Special Education, at 473-8263.
VDOE to conduct stakeholder roundtable sessions on proposed regulations for the use of restraint and seclusion in Virginia public schools (see attached ) during October 2016
VDOE roundtable sessions will include invited stakeholders representing various constituencies, including parents, educators, and special interest groups. Mr. John Eisenberg, VDOE Assistant Superintendent, will moderate each session. An opportunity for public input following the stakeholder roundtable discussion will be provided. Those wishing to provide public input should contact the Department of Education at 804-225-2013 (see attached VDOE notice for public input procedures).
Roundtable sessions are scheduled fromat the following locations:
- Brooke Point High School, Stafford, VA
- Lord Botetourt High School, Daleville, VA
- Hampton City School Board Office, Hampton, VA
The draft regulations are available on the Virginia Board of Education Web site at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/meetings/2016/02-feb/agenda-items/item-g.pdf.
The Code of Virginia (§22.1-217.01) requires local school divisions to annually post information for parents of those students who are identified as hearing impaired or visually impaired. Please see the attachments for information.
Note: If you would like more information, please contact your child’s case manger or the Botetourt County Public Schools Special Education Department at 540-473-8263. Print versions of the Guidelines provided by VDOE are available upon request.
phone- (540) 473-8363
Please see the Comprehensive Plan 2016 -2022.Any comments or questions should be directed to Dr. Janet Womack.
The Botetourt County School Board has cancelled a School Board Work Session originally scheduled for Thursday, June 23, 2016, 8:00 a.m., at the Central Administration Office located at 143 Poor Farm Road, Fincastle, VA.
The Botetourt County School Board has cancelled the work session originally scheduled for
The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held , at the Central Administration Office, 143 Poor Farm Rd, Fincastle, VA.
July 14, 2016
Location: School Board Office, 143 Poor Farm Road Fincastle, VA
Time: 6:30-Agenda will be available in BoardDocs
Special Education Advisory Committee Presents - “Dyslexia: An Overview for Parents”
The Botetourt County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will be meeting on Tuesday, April 19th at 7pm in the library of Read Mountain Middle School. A special presentation will be given by Amy Kelly, School Psychologist, and Karen Turner, Special Education Coordinator, on “Dyslexia: An Overview for Parents”.
The regular business meeting will take place prior to the presentation at which time the Annual Plan and the new VDOE Parent Input Survey will be discussed.
The Botetourt County Special Education Advisory Committee functions to advise the school division of needs in the education of children with disabilities. In addition, the SEAC assists in the development of long-range plans, priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of children with disabilities. The SEAC is comprised of parents of students with disabilities, representatives of local agencies, community members and school representatives.
Special Education Advisory Committee meetings are open for public access. If you would like more information regarding your local SEAC, you may contact Julie A. Baker, Supervisor of Special Education, at 473-8263.