CSPTA SPED Committee - October 2018

SPED MEETING 10/11/18

ATTENDEES

AGENDA
Last Meeting Follow-up
1. CSPTA Manual - Release January 2019
a. Adding in
i. Student Behavior Management
ii. Emergency Evacuations
iii. Service Animals & Oxygen

2. Mini Conference - March 25 & 26, Brighton - Getting Back to Basics
a. Will look more like a small summit rather than random classes
i. Hour and a half class periods
b. Josy will do hands-on for equipment
c. Elud and Melissa will do a sensitivity class
i. Smoke-filled bus & fire extinguisher training
d. Becka will do confidentiality
e. FF8 will present Children of the Storm - Adverse Weather
f. Emergency Evacuations
g. Train a Para?
h. Team building?
3. Presenters - Please let us know by December Meeting
4. Long Term Effects of Tragic Events on A School Bus
a. 2 Very different bus tragedies - 45 years apart
i. Children of the Storm
1. March 26, 1931
ii. Chowchilla Kidnapping
1. 1970’s
b. How do you deal with tragedy now days?
i. Depends on disability, child, and situation/environment
ii. “Get over it” or Talk about it constantly
iii. Every day is a brand new day

New Business
1. November 14, at the Daniels Fund - Aaron Harris, BESI
a. 101 Monroe St. Denver, CO 80206

2. Can you please, pose a question to the committee for me? I know that the IEP decides if a student requires specialized transportation. My district uses child find for preschoolers. The question is- How do their districts go about determining whether a preschooler requires specialized transportation other that the obvious? My operations...
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ATTENDEES

AGENDA
Last Meeting Follow-up
1. CSPTA Manual - Release January 2019
a. Adding in
i. Student Behavior Management
ii. Emergency Evacuations
iii. Service Animals & Oxygen

2. Mini Conference - March 25 & 26, Brighton - Getting Back to Basics
a. Will look more like a small summit rather than random classes
i. Hour and a half class periods
b. Josy will do hands-on for equipment
c. Elud and Melissa will do a sensitivity class
i. Smoke-filled bus & fire extinguisher training
d. Becka will do confidentiality
e. FF8 will present Children of the Storm - Adverse Weather
f. Emergency Evacuations
g. Train a Para?
h. Team building?
3. Presenters - Please let us know by December Meeting
4. Long Term Effects of Tragic Events on A School Bus
a. 2 Very different bus tragedies - 45 years apart
i. Children of the Storm
1. March 26, 1931
ii. Chowchilla Kidnapping
1. 1970’s
b. How do you deal with tragedy now days?
i. Depends on disability, child, and situation/environment
ii. “Get over it” or Talk about it constantly
iii. Every day is a brand new day

New Business
1. November 14, at the Daniels Fund - Aaron Harris, BESI
a. 101 Monroe St. Denver, CO 80206

2. Can you please, pose a question to the committee for me? I know that the IEP decides if a student requires specialized transportation. My district uses child find for preschoolers. The question is- How do their districts go about determining whether a preschooler requires specialized transportation other that the obvious? My operations manager is trying to get the numbers down so we are wondering if there is a certain criteria that other districts use? Any information would be greatly appreciated.Sorry for all the typos! Just wanted clarify a bit more. My district automatically provides transportation to any preschooler who has an IEP, even though it may not follow them into kindergarten. (Yvonne Morrison- Widefield)

3. Can you please discuss with the committee to review the 2018 TSD sessions? (Theresa M Anderson)

4. November presentation on “ Power Struggles” By Irene Hessner ( Affective Needs Teacher) in our district at Adams City Middle School for the “ Steps Program.