Family Engagement Newsletter

Eau Claire Area School District


January 2020 HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Special Education PTA (SEPTA) News and Updates

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January Meeting

January 14, 2020

6:30- 8pm

South Middle School (Media Room)

Meeting Topic: Behavioral Treatment in our Schools.

In September 2018, the DPI and DHS issued a”Joint guidance for Behavioral Treatment of School Age Youth” document. One type of behavioral treatment is ABA. Mandy VanVleet, Director of Special Education in the ECASD will discuss this topic.

Upcoming Local Events

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Young Athletes

All children ages 2 – 7 are invited to participate in this 8 session sports-play program that

focuses on physical, cognitive and social development through activities like walking, running,

balance, jumping, trapping, catching, throwing, kicking, striking & advanced skills.

Also, through inclusive nature of the program and peer interaction, children will begin to

recognize each others abilities, promoting understanding, acceptance, and respect as they build

new friendships.

Winter 2020 Dates

*January 16, 23, 30*

* February 6, 13, 20, 27 * March 5 *

4:45 - 5:30 pm

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School

3031 Epiphany Lane. Eau Claire, WI 54703

Online registration

Registration Opening Soon for Summer 2020!

The Miracle League of the Chippewa Valley gives children ages 4-19 who have cognitive or physical disabilities the opportunity to play baseball on a rubberized field. That special field allows players the use of assistive devices such as wheelchairs, walkers and braces, helping to alleviate falls and trips.

Check the Website often and get registered for 2020!

Spring Conferences & Trainings


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Hudson High School, Hudson, WI

Brochure Coming Soon

Too Soon to Start Thinking about Summer Camps? Definitely Not!

Over the next few months we will showcase Camps from Wisconsin and Minnesota.

The focus of the newsletter is to have a resource for families, schools, and agencies to go to for family engagement news, success stories, recent research, statewide events, and online resources.

The newsletter is provided by the Wisconsin State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG).

Inside you'll find:

  • An article highlighting a family engagement impact story
  • An article focusing on instructional trends
  • Upcoming statewide events, conferences, and trainings
  • Featured online resources
  • Recent research of interest
  • A monthly article highlighting a Wisconsin statewide parent agency.

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