Education Matters: Special Education
BOE President Chris Barclay discusses a variety of issues surrounding special education which include student identification, disproportionality concerns, allowing access to the most rigorous curriculum, early interventions, Autism, partnerships, the importance of training and para-educators, and family involvement.
- Marcella Franczkowski, Assistant State Superintendent of Special Education & Early Intervention Services
- Gwen Mason, Director of the Department of Special Education for MCPS
- Chris Richardson, Associate Superintendent of Special Education & Student Services for MCPS
- Linda Brandenburg, Senior Director of School Autism Services with the Kennedy Krieger Institute