A parent meeting to discuss School District 65’s Inclusion Plan is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 2nd at 6:30 pm.  The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Joseph E. Hill Education Center. 

The meeting will be led by Sandi Cole, Ed. D., Director of the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University. Dr. Cole has been working with District 65 in the development and planning for implementation of a District-wide inclusion model. 

The purpose of the meeting, which is open to all District 65 families, is to provide an opportunity to explain the development process of the Inclusion Plan, to discuss the function of the District leadership team and feedback mechanisms, to discuss how goals will be measured, and to respond to concerns. 

District 65’s inclusion plan was unanimously approved by the School Board on Monday, Nov. 30th.  A copy of the plan begins on page three of the Nov. 30 Board meeting packet  available on the web at: http://www.district65.net/boardofed/?object=/boardofed/Board_Materials/11-16-09%20Regular%20Board%20Meeting%20Discussion%20Items.pdf?FCItemID=S007A6F3D&Templates=RWD&infobar=no  

The Inclusion PowerPoint presented to the Board on Nov. 16 is also available online at: http://www.district65.net/boardofed/?object=/boardofed/Board_Materials/inclusion%20powerpoint.pdf?FCItemID=S007DF1F1&Templates=RWD&infobar=no

For more information or to obtain a printed copy of the Inclusion Plan, please contact Assistant Superintendent Michael Robey’s office at 847 859-8050.