• Assist families and professionals of school aged students with special education needs by providing educational and networking opportunities so that they are able to make informed decisions to meet the needs of the students.
  • Help disseminate local, regional, state, school, and community based special education services, seminars, and informational opportunities to the community.
  • Identify local needs and systemic issues and forward them to the State Task Force.
  • Assess services and programs for school age children with special needs, making recommendations for their improvement, expansion or discontinuation.
  • Foster collaboration amongst public and private agencies which provide special education services.
  • Recommend solutions for identified areas of concern and develop an action plan to affect positive change.
  • Assist the administration in carrying out the rules and regulations growing out of the Right To Education Consent Agreement.
  • Review Intermediate Unit and District Special Education Plans and make recommendations which will help assure that they meet the needs of school age children with special needs.