Clifton BOE Offices   745 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07013    973-470-2300

Clifton Public Schools - Special Education

Upcoming Special Needs Programs:

SPAN Start projectStart Project Presents: Starting and Running a Special Education Advisory Group (SEPAG)
This workshop is designed to have open conversation about developing or reorganizing a district Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG). Anyone interseted in understanding the function of an effective SEPAG or would like more information to run or start a group is welcome. Parents and educators of children who are already receiving special education services and parents and educators of children who are having difficulty in school but may have not been determined to be eligible for special education services will benefit from this training.
Presenter: Brenda L. Figueroa, Parent Group Specialist, START Project
To Register:
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30PM
Location: Clifton High School Annex, 290 Brighton Road, Clifton NJ 07012

SPAN Start projectInclusion Mini Conferences: Inclusion with the End in Mind
Effectice use of supports and interventions is a key strategy for the successful inclusion of students with disiabilities. Our conferences will focus on supports and accomodatioins in the classroom and community while preparing youth for posotive outcomes after high school
Our guest presenter is Amy Pleet-Odle, author of Included With the End In Mind. Amy is an educator and parent of two young adults with special needs. Our featured parent speakers will share their journeys to successfully include their children, and our panel of youth/students will speak about their experiences and the importance of inclusion for ALL students.
TO Register:

Planning for Adult LifePlanning for Adult Life, Free Parent Forum and Opportunity Expo
For Student in Special Education and their Families
Clifton High School
Saturday, April 14 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
See Flyer HERE!
Presented by the Arc of New Jersey and Clifton High Schools' Transition Team, is an opportunity for the special needs community to gain the knowledge and information necessary to begin preparation for life after high school.  Representatives from both private and state agencies will be present, as well as classes addressing topics including Guardianship, SSI, and Medicaid. All are encouraged to attend, and any questions can be directed to Lynn Tuorto and Bill Colligan at 973-470-2455