Right to Education Local Task Force Begins 2019-2020 Work

On Tuesday, October 1, the Right to Education Local Task Force met for the first of five meetings to be held during the 2019-2020 school year. 

The Local Task Force serves as an independent organization of parents and representatives from the Berks County Intermediate Unit, local school districts, Arc Advocacy Services, and local and regional special education service providers. The goal of the Task Force is to make recommendations for improving, strengthening, expanding, and monitoring programs and services for school-age children with special needs. 

All Local Task Force meetings are held at the BCIU Main Office and are open to the public. Parents of special needs students are encouraged to attend. 

The following is the list of upcoming Local Task Force meetings and topics: 

December 3, 2019
Inclusive Practices 

February 4, 2020
Trauma-Informed Practices 

April 7, 2020
Social Skills 

May 5, 2020
Reading Disabilities