E.S.U. Special Education Update

Keeping You in the E.S.U. Loop

September 4, 2015


Educational resources and news that you might find interesting.


Service is our middle name. Stories about those who are persevering and inspiring us through their service to others.


Changing The Face of Beauty is a campaign to encourage companies to use individuals with disabilities in advertising campaigns. One of the companies has created a set of paper dolls that has a set crutches to encourage the inclusion of individuals with disabilities. One sheet of beautiful paper dolls will open minds, educate our future and change the world.

Full story here: http://changingthefaceofbeauty.org/paper-dolls-can-change-the-world-too/

A PSA about Person-First Language if you ever need an example:
Disability Sensitivity Training Video


ESU #13 News and Information
ESU 13 is now on Facebook!! Like us to keep up-to-date on stories from across the Service Unit!


If you have not turned in your personal goals, please do that soon. They were due September 4th.
Don't forget to do your Safety Training Videos!! This month's training is First Aid and must be completed by September 30th!

SPED Best Practice Meeting

Monday, Sep. 14th, 3:30pm

ESU 13

Remember, all certified staff are expected to attend the Best Practices Meeting. The first meeting of the year is September 14th. This meeting will be available through zoom. Connection information will be sent out Friday, Sept 11th.

Agenda so far

  • Standard Response Protocol
  • Conference Updates (If you attended a conference this summer, you will be asked to share information)
  • Salary Schedule Movement
  • SPED Department Goal
  • You Be the Judge

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Best Practice Dates:

(all meetings are from 3:30-4:30)

  • September 14
  • November 9
  • December 14 in Bridgeport for Christmas Fun
  • January 11
  • February 16
  • April 11

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Jennifer Splichal, Coordinator