• Community Advisory Committee (CAC) General Business Meeting - HYBRID 

     

    April 17, 2024 at 5:30 p.m.

     

    In person:

    Conference Room at Cordova Lane Center, 2460 Cordova Ln, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670


    Virtually via Microsoft Teams:

    Click here to join the meeting 

    Meeting ID: 214 812 474 36 
    Passcode: qmmGFH

     

    Meeting documents: 

    Agenda

    Minutes

    Local Plan

    Adapted Toy Wonderland

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  • Folsom Cordova Unified School District's Special Education Department invites you to our SELPA and Community Advisory Committee (CAC) hybrid general business meeting at 5:30 p.m. on April 17, 2024.


    In this meeting, we'll be bringing the Special Education Local Plan for approval. Additionally, we'll be sharing information about the Adapted Toy Project.


    The meeting will take place in person at the Cordova Lane Center, situated at 2460 Cordova Lane in Rancho Cordova. For those opting for virtual participation, we will provide the meeting link on our website at https://www.fcusd.org/Domain/637.


    We look forward to seeing you there.

    April 17, 2024 CAC Meeting Agenda

    February 28, 2024 CAC Meeting Minutes

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  • Thank you to everyone who could participate virtually and in-person in the New Elementary Neighborhood Schools Service Model on March 20, 2024.

    The link to presented information is below: 

    Parents Neighborhood School Service Model

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  • The Folsom Cordova Unified School District SELPA in partnership with the Special Education Community Advisory Committee (CAC) would like to invite our families and staff to participate in our Annual Excellence in Special Education Award Ceremony. This is a fun and rewarding event celebrating our Staff, Students, Parents, and Community Members.

     

    To nominate an outstanding employee, student, parent, or community member, please use the following link:

    Excellence in Special Education Award Nomination Form

     

    Nomination forms are due by Friday, April 5, 2024. For more information, please visit the link below:

    Excellence in Special Education Information

     

    The Community Advisory Committee Excellence in Special Education Award Ceremony will commence at 5:30 p.m. on April 24, 2024 at Cordova High School Performing Arts Center, located at 2239 Chase Dr in Rancho Cordova. At the Awards Ceremony all nominees will receive a certificate of recognition and the top award recipients will receive a special recognition.

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  • We want to share important updates regarding elementary special education services starting in the 2024-2025 school year. Special Day Class services are returning to neighborhood schools, and this letter marks the beginning of ongoing communication between families and the district over the next few months. Further details and an opportunity to share ideas will be available this spring, including a family and community meeting scheduled on March 20, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. Further communication will follow in the future. 

     

    For more information, please visit the following links: 

    New Elementary Neighborhood Schools Service Model in English

    New Elementary Neighborhood Schools Service Model in Spanish

    Elementary Triads Graphic

    Program Specialists' Contact Information

     

    Our Special Education Program Specialists are available to assist you in determining if a move is anticipated for the 2024-2025 or 2025-2026 school year. Please reach out to the Program Specialist at your CURRENT school, as indicated in the attached chart, for further details. Alternatively, you may contact our main Special Education Office at 916-294-9007 to leave a message for your Program Specialist, and they will promptly return your call.


    Thank you to everyone who could participate virtually and in-person in the February 28, 2024 Community Advisory Committee (CAC) presentation and meeting. The links to presented information are below:

    PRESENTATION: An Exploration of Inclusion

    PRESENTATION: Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

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  • Title: Community Advisory Committee Presentation on Inclusion 

    Time: 5:30 p.m.

    Date: February 28, 2024

    Location: Multi-Purpose Room at Rancho Cordova Elementary School, 2562 Chassella Way, Rancho Cordova

    Important Information: Those who confirmed their attendance by February 21, 2024, for the Presentation and Meeting on February 28, 2024, will receive a light dinner with refreshments. Childcare and interpreter services, if requested in the RSVP survey, will also be provided.

    The meeting is available to everyone both in person and virtually via Teams. Regrettably, we won't be able to offer childcare and dinner to individuals who did not RSVP by February 21, 2024. Spanish interpreters will be available for anyone in need.

    Link for a virtual participation via Teams: 

    Click here to join the meeting

    Meeting ID: 225 064 046 760
    Passcode: xCiyup


    Title: Community Advisory Committee Business Meeting (right after Presentation on Inclusion)

    Time: 6:30 p.m. 

    Date: February 28, 2024

    Location: Multi-Purpose Room at Rancho Cordova Elementary School, 2562 Chassella Way, Rancho Cordova

    Link to Agenda: February 28, 2024 CAC Meeting Agenda

    Link to Minutes: November 15, 2023 CAC Business Meetings

    Presentation: Local Control Accountability Plan  (LCAP) Data Walk

    Important Information: Those who confirmed their attendance by February 21, 2024, for the Presentation and Meeting on February 28, 2024, will receive a light dinner with refreshments. Childcare and interpreter services, if requested in the RSVP survey, will also be provided.

    The meeting is available to everyone both in person and virtually via Teams. Regrettably, we won't be able to offer childcare and dinner to individuals who did not RSVP by February 21, 2024. Spanish interpreters will be available for anyone in need.

    Link for a virtual participation via Teams: 

    Click here to join the meeting

    Meeting ID: 225 064 046 760
    Passcode: xCiyup

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    Folsom Cordova Unified School District is a single-district Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA).  As such, we write and implement our own local plan and we are responsible for our own policies, procedures, and programs.  We serve over 3,000 students in a variety of programs from infancy through age 22. These students receive specialized academic instruction and related services designated to meet their special education needs, as recommended in their Individualized Education Program (IEP).  Special Education services are provided only after all the resources of the general education program have been considered and utilized.

     
    We employ over 700 special education teachers, specialists, instructional aides, other classified staff, and related service providers. Special education programs and services are provided at each of our 36 schools in the District.
     
    Folsom Cordova school principals receive training in special education.  In addition, the District employs seven program specialists, two program coordinators, two special education directors to coordinate the programs.

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