Special Education Community Advisory Committee (CAC)

What is a Community Advisory Committee CAC)?
The Special Education Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is a collaborative partnership comprised of parents of children with special needs, parents of general education students, educators, and community agencies working together to support activities on behalf of students with special needs. 

Interested in joining the CAC? 
Follow this link for the membership application:   IUSD CAC Membership Application [pdf]

Please email completed form to specialed@iusd.org or mail to:
Special ED CAC c/o IUSD
5050 Barranca Parkway
Irvine, CA 92604

CAC Schedule 2019-20

Meetings to be scheduled*

Location

Agenda

Minutes

Thursday, September 19th
6pm-8pm

Meadow Park Elementary
50 Blue Lake S, Irvine, CA 92614
Thursday, November 14th
9am-11am
IUSD District Office – Board Room
5050 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 92604
 
Thursday, February 13th
6pm-8pm
Meadow Park Elementary
50 Blue Lake S, Irvine, CA 92614
   
Thursday, April 16th
9am-11am
IUSD Learning Center, Room 5
3387 Barranca Pkwy Irvine, CA 92606
   
Thursday, May 21st
6pm-8pm
Meadow Park Elementary
50 Blue Lake S, Irvine, CA 92614
   

*The Special Education Department will be providing child care for these meetings and presentations. Please RSVP 72 hours prior to the meeting to let us know if you plan to have a child present for child care. Children must be 3 years of age or older. Please RSVP with your name, your child’s name to taryndreifus@iusd.org. Lastly, please notify taryndreifus@iusd.org if you require a translator for these meetings.  Please see meeting flyers under the agenda column for more information.

Event Notification

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Presentations

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Archive
Agendas, Minutes, and information from previous years

October 25, 2018 - Adult Service Provider Night at IATP [flyer]
Come learn about a variety of community resources for adult students on their journey towards independence.
Time:  5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location:  Legacy Education Center - 311 West Yale Loop, Irvine CA  92604

November 13, 2018 - Living Options [flyer]
Come and learn about a variety of living options for you or your loved one with developmental disabilities.
Time:  10:00am - 12:30pm
Location:  Legacy Education Center - 311 West Yale Loop, Irvine CA  92604

Parent Facilitated IEP Training by Key 2 Ed., Inc.
Date:  Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Location:  IUSD Learning Center (3387 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine 92606) - Room 1
Time:  6:00pm
Flyer:  Parent Training - Facilitated IEP

Overview of Special Education Funding in CA 2/28/2018 [pdf]

CAC SCHEDULE 2018-19

May 9, 2019 (9:00am-11:00am)  Flyer

Agenda Minutes
March 7, 2019 (6:00pm-8:00pm)  Flyer  Presentation Agenda Minutes
January 17, 2019 (9:00am-11:00am)  Flyer Agenda Minutes
November 8, 2018 (6:00pm-8:00pm)  Flyer Agenda Minutes
September 13, 2018 (9:00am-11:00am)  Flyer Meet and Greet  

 

CAC Schedule 2017-18

September 14, 2017 (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Agenda Minutes

November 9, 2017 (9:00am - 11:00am)

Agenda Minutes

January 11, 2018 (6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Guest Speaker:  Michael Uram, Growth Mindset Feeling Check-Ins

You can download his presentation and helpful resources at:
http://michaeluram.com/?attachment_id=585

Agenda Minutes

March 8, 2018 (9:00am - 11:00am)
(1)  Link to Flyer:  CAC Presentation
Supporting Challenging Behavior in the Home

(2)  Enhancing Your Toolbox - Parent Edition [pdf presentation]

Agenda Minutes

May 10, 2018 (6:00pm - 8:00pm)
(1)  Link to Flyer:  Parent Workshop - Dyslexia 101
and How to Support your student at home

(2)  Dyslexia 101 [pdf presentation]

Agenda  
CAC Schedule 2016-17
September 14, 2016 (9:00am-10:30am) Agenda Minutes
November 16, 2016 (3:30pm-5:00pm) Agenda Minutes
February 15, 2017 (9:00am-10:30am) Agenda Minutes
April 19, 2017 (3:30pm-5:00pm) Agenda Minutes
CAC Minutes from 2015-16

October 7, 2015

November 18, 2015

March 16, 2016

May 11, 2016
 

CAC Minutes from 2014-15

February 19, 2015

March 19, 2015

April 16, 2015

May 21, 2015

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Working together to resolve differences about the IEP