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May 27, 2010 - Special Education Advisory Committee Minutes
Special Education Advisory Committee
May 27, 2010

A meeting of the Special Education Advisory Committee was held at the Hastings-Prince Edward District School Board, 156 Ann Street, Belleville, ON, on Thursday, May 27, 2010, at 6:30 p.m.
Present Trustees:
Elaine Crawford, Co-Chair
Paula Murray
Present Staff:
Marg Akey, Supervising Principal
Drew Boyce, School-to-Community Coordinator
Scot Gillam, Principal, Educational Services
Darlene Kirkpatrick, Recording Secretary
Steve Ward, Vice-Principal, Educational Services        
Present Other:
Kathy Bennett, Community Living Kingston
Gail Eaton-Smith, Alternate, Learning Disabilities Associaton of Kingston
Kelly Henry, Alternate, Learning Disabilities Associaton of Kingston
Pat LaLonde, Autism Ontario
Brad Shoniker, Member-at-Large
Joan Young, Student Trustee
Nadine Carson, Epilepsy Kingston
John Freeman, Member-at-Large (Queen’s University)
Kathy McVety Kavanagh, Special Education Program Coordinator
Kristin Check, School-to-Community Coordinator
Charlene Whalen, Family & Children’s Services, Lennox and Addington
David Williams, Learning Disabilities Association of Kingston

        The meeting was chaired by Trustee Crawford, who welcomed those present to the meeting.

Approval of Agenda

        MOVED BY Brad Shoniker, that the agenda, as distributed, be approved.–Carried

Approval of Minutes

        MOVED BY Brad Shoniker, that the minutes of the April 21, 2010 meeting, as distributed, be approved.–Carried

Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Plans for Adolescents

        June Roger, Superintendent of Special Education, Hastings-Prince Edward District School Board introduced Dr. Nasreen Roberts, Associate Professor and Chair, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hotel Dieu Hospital.

        Dr. Nasreen Roberts provided an overview of the Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Plans for Adolescents.
Next Meeting Date

        The next meeting of the Special Education Advisory Committee is scheduled for June 9, 2010 (second Wednesday), at 7:00 p.m. at the Limestone Education Centre, 220 Portsmouth Avenue, Kingston.


        MOVED BY Pat LaLonde, that the meeting adjourn at 8:10~p.m.–Carried