Education Law Advocates, P.C., West Chester, Pennsylvania, Special Education,Dis education Law Advocates, P.C. in West Chester, pennsylvania representing students, teachers and administrators. special education lawyer agencies. . Disabilities Lawyer Referral Service of the Pa. Bar Association, 800.932.0311; Legal Aid of Southeastern pennsylvania .com/chestercountychadd/org http://www.educationlawadvocates.com/CustomPage.shtml
Extractions: Add To Favorites Who Will Help Me? What kind of help do you need? Person or Organization That Can Help I need an 800 number I can call to find out about special education services, my legal rights, and IEP's Pa. Dept. of Education, Special Education "Consultline," 800.879.2301; Parent Education Network, 800.522.5827 My child has been waiting more than 30 days for an educational placement that the school district has agreed is necessary but it claims it cannot offer. Who can I call? Cordero Support Office, 800.222.7372 I need a non-lawyer, education advocate who can attend meetings at school with me and help me obtain the special education services my child needs. Connie Mohn, The Arc of Chester County, www.arcofchestercounty.org ; Maryann Amici, Parent Mentor, Chester County Intermediate Unit, MaryannA@cciu.org ; Karen Brenneman, Parents Involved Network of Pennsylvania (Chester County office), www.PINofPa.org ; Christine Jaskulski (fee), firstname.lastname@example.org I think I need to talk to a special education lawyer Private attorneys: Charles Pugh, Education Law Advocates
EmTech - Special Education Special education links. technical assistance to state education agencies. The Center EITA) in pennsylvania. education Resources Wisconsin educational Disability Law. Edlaw, org. FindLaw Internet Legal http://www.emtech.net/sped.htm
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The Education System In Pennsylvania present The education System in pennsylvania A Guide for Children Blvd Reading, PA 196126050 Nonpro. fi. t org and non-profit agencies throughout pennsylvania. The goal of http://www.hwtes.com/PDF Files/Education.pdf
Penn State Libraries - EBSL - Special Education guide for finding sources, agencies, and resources that deal pennsylvania education. Provides educators and the public with information http//www.cc-d.org/ Council for Exceptional http://www.libraries.psu.edu/ebsl/speedu.htm
American Association Of Colleges For Teacher Education Archived Highlights. JTE Editor Elected AERA PresidentElect at the University of pennsylvania, which awarded her a Ph schools, districts, and state education agencies to address these challenges http//www.c-b-e.org/PDF/EyeoftheStorm. pdf http://www.aacte.org/News/archived_highlights.htm
Extractions: Journal of Teacher Education Editor Marilyn Cochran-Smith, professor of education at Boston Colleges Lynch School of Education, has been elected president-elect of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Her term as president commences at the end of AERAs 2004 annual meeting after a year of service as president-elect. Cochran-Smith will succeed Hilda Borko, an educational psychologist at the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Borko, an expert on teacher cognition and the process of learning to teach, assumes office this year at the conclusion of the 2003 AERA conference, taking place in Chicago April 21 to 25. Cochran-Smith, who also serves on AACTEs Committee on Publications and the Journal of Teacher Education , currently chairs AERAs Publications Committee and cochairs the organizations National Consensus Panel on Teacher Education. She previously served as vice president of AERAs Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education).
Pennsylvania in item 11 under agencies to Receive information about approved teacher education programs or Teacher Certification and Preparation pennsylvania Department of http://www.ets.org/praxis/prxpa.html
Extractions: @import "../rsc_corp/css/default.css"; @import "rsc/praxis.css"; @import "../rsc_corp/css/program.css"; @import "../rsc_corp/css/twocolumns.css"; @import "../rsc_corp/css/rightcontent.css"; @import "../rsc_corp/css/leftcontent.css"; @import "../rsc_corp/css/print.css" print; Supplement to: The Praxis Series 2003-2004 Registration Bulletin How to Qualify for Teacher Certification Tests Required in Pennsylvania All candidates for certification must meet the qualifying score for all applicable tests at the time their application for certification is received by the Bureau of Teacher Certification and Preparation. Individuals applying for an initial certificate (Instructional I and Educational Specialist I) are required to take Pre-Professional Skills (PPST) paper and pencil OR Computerized PPST tests in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. Any Computer-Based Academic Skills Assessments (CBT) taken prior to January 16, 2002 will not be acceptable as substitutions for the PPST tests. In addition, for all Instructional I areas that cover K-6 or K-12, applicants must take the Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge test in addition to the designated subject assessment test. All individuals seeking dual certification will be required to be tested in both areas of specialization. All persons who already hold a valid Pennsylvania Level I or II certificate and wish to add another area (including instructional, educational specialist, supervisory or administrative) to that certificate will be required to complete an approved program and take the appropriate subject assessment test(s).
Accrediting Agencies Nationally Recognized Accrediting agencies. The following list is current as of April, 1998 accrediting agencies are recognized by the U.S. Secretary of education as reliable Jersey, New York, pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. email@example.com. PASTORAL education http://www.caeinfo.com/accredit.htm
Extractions: Nationally Recognized Accrediting Agencies The following list is current as of April, 1998 The following regional and national accrediting agencies are recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as reliable authorities concerning the quality of education or training offered by the institutions of higher education or higher education programs they accredit. Please note that accreditation by these agencies does not always confer Title IV eligibility; please check with the particular agency to make that determination. REGIONAL INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITING AGENCIES Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education Accredits higher education institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Republic of Panama and a limited number of freestanding American-style institutions abroad. Jean Avnet Morse, Executive Director 3624 Market Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 Tel. (215) 662-5606, Fax (215) 662-5950 e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizations And Agencies pennsylvania STATE agencies/orgANIZATIONS. http//www.greenworks.tv/index.asp. pennsylvania Alliance for Environmental education. http//www.paee.org/. http://www.mtwp.k12.pa.us/schools/schaeffer/Eco/organizations.html
Extractions: Lower Susquehanna Watershed Trees and Plants Soil, Rocks, and Minerals ... Online Field Guides and Resources Organizations and Agencies Schaeffer Environmental Science Curriculum Schaeffer Eco-Pond Schaeffer Signature PENNSYLVANIA STATE AGENCIES/ORGANIZATIONS Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/ Pennsylvania Game Commission http://www.pgc.state.pa.us/ Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (Educational Links) http://sites.state.pa.us/Fish/edind.htm Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection http://www.dep.state.pa.us/educators/default.htm
SHEEO Agencies 2986 North Second Street Harrisburg, pennsylvania 17110 Telephone Island Board of Governors for Higher education (G) Jack R 6560 Fax 401222-2545 Agency E-mail http://www.sheeo.org/agencies.asp
Extractions: (G) = governing board Jump to: AK - Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education AK - University of Alaska System AL - Alabama Commission on Higher Education AR - Arkansas Department of Higher Education AZ - Arizona Board of Regents CA - California Postsecondary Education Commission CO - Colorado Commission on Higher Education CT - Connecticut Department of Higher Education DC - D.C. Office of Postsecondary Education DE - Delaware Higher Education Commission FL - Florida Board of Education GA - Georgia Board of Regents HI - Hawaii Board of Regents IA - Board of Regents, State of Iowa ID - Idaho Office of the State Board of Education IL - Illinois Board of Higher Education IN - Indiana Commission for Higher Education KS - Kansas Board of Regents KY - Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education LA - Louisiana Board of Regents MA - Massachusetts Board of Higher Education MD - Maryland Higher Education Commission ME - University of Maine System MI - State of Michigan: Dept. of Career Development (not a SHEEO member)
PCA Arts In Education Division maintain ongoing relationships with more than 250 educational agencies, community arts has made a significant contribution to education in pennsylvania. http://www.pacouncilonthearts.org/aie_facts.html
Extractions: Arts in Education Division The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Searchable AIE Directory - A searchable database of PCA AIE Roster Artists. Guide to the Arts in Education Division Artist Directory Guideline Purpose - The purpose of the Arts in Education (AIE) Division is to develop and support quality arts education programs in schools and community settings, for all Pennsylvanians. AIE-funded programs foster participation in the creative process. AIE programs should have substantial impact,with effects that endure beyond funded activities. Funded programs may be in the form of Description - The Arts in Education Division (AIE) provides funding for arts in education programs, publishes a directory of artists in education and offers professional development opportunities for artists and educators. Funding is available to public and private schools, child care centers, senior centers, other non-profit, tax-exempt organizations, units of government and other institutions in Pennsylvania. Proposals for funding are evaluated by competitive peer review processes following an annual February 1 deadline. (February 2nd in 2004). Please contact the PCA for the Guide to the Arts In Education Program.
Extractions: AOL@School is a free learning portal - for primary grades (K-2), elementary grades (3-5), middle school, and high school - that makes it easy to find online content that has been selected by teams of educators as the best and most age-appropriate for each group. The software is more than just a browser, some features available to students and educators include: Request a free copy of their software at school.aol.com Connected Learning Community The CLC program makes it easier for educators, parents and students to build technology-empowered Digital School Districts; communities where children and adults can take advantage of learning without limits. Through this unique program, the Pennsylvania Department of Education is making it simpler than ever before for schools around the Commonwealth to obtain the resources and information they need to transform learning for the digital age. Think.com
PA Technology Programs And Activities Commonwealth agencies. pennsylvania Department of education The Department of education administers the school laws of pennsylvania, determines certification of http://www.l2l.org/progact.html
Extractions: The CLC program makes it easier for educators, parents and students to build technology-empowered Digital School Districts; communities where children and adults can take advantage of learning without limits. Through this unique program, the Pennsylvania Department of Education is making it simpler than ever before for schools around the Commonwealth to obtain the resources and information they need to transform learning for the digital age. Think.com
Education Law Center - Pennsylvania Bulletin to county and private foster care agencies to help The education Law Center (ELC) is a nonprofit to ensuring that all of pennsylvania s children have http://www.elc-pa.org/
Extractions: RECENT ELC LITIGATION ELC IN THE NEWS New Publications from the Education Law Center: A Report: Educating Children in Partial Hospital Programs - It's Time for Change HERE for attachments to the above report Educating Children "At Risk" - A Handbook for Caseworkers, Probation Officers, and Families Publications Page for attachments to manual FAIR FUNDING May 11, 2004: Lobby Day Against Referendum PSBA Talking Points on Referendum ELC Opposes SB 1077 New Bill on School Discipline CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE Proposed PA State Regulations will ensure prompt school enrollment of children in foster care and others. For more information, click HERE The PA Dept. of Education has issued "A
Description Of PCEE 2003 was a fiscally difficult time for many agencies and businesses in pennsylvania pennsylvania Center for Environmental education Slippery Rock http://www.pcee.org/
What Does GLARRC Do? the State Special education agencies of the following states Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan Minnesota Missouri Ohio pennsylvania Wisconsin as http://www.glarrc.org/
Extractions: Discovering options, constructing actions to shape the future for children The Great Lakes Area RRC is one of six Regional Resource Centers in the US. The Regional Resource and the Federal Center (RRFC) Network is one of the technical assistance projects funded through the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). The Great Lakes Area RRC's activities are authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). GLARRC works with the State Special Education Agencies of the following states: Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan ... Wisconsin as the states seek ways to improve their provision of quality education and related services to infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities and their families.
Consumer World: Consumer Agencies of Consumer Agency Administrators (NACAA); National NICE National Institute for Consumer education; Organic Consumers Association; pennsylvania Consumer Action http://www.consumerworld.org/pages/agencies.htm
Pennsylvania Child Care Association pennsylvania Child Care Association 2300 Vartan Way Suite 103 become more than just baby sitting agencies. the standard by making quality education and better http://www.pacca.org/TEACH/
Extractions: T.E.A.C.H. T eacher E ducation and C ompensation H elps) Early Childhood PENNSYLVANIA works with providers, colleges and child care staff to offer scholarship programs and support systems that improve the education and compensation of child care workers. T.E.A.C.H. obtains its funding through grants from businesses, foundations and government. By helping to increase professionalism, raise wages and reduce turnover of child care staff, this public-private partnership brings higher quality care to Pennsylvanias children. T.E.A.C.H. is administered by the Pennsylvania Child Care Association. T.E.A.C.H. Summer 2004 newsletter is now online - html Important reminder for T.E.A.C.H. participants
Juvenile Law Center Increased collaboration is needed between courts, agencies, and other Youth Task Force on the education foster children are receiving in pennsylvania. http://www.jlc.org/
Extractions: Home Child Welfare Health/Mental Health Juvenile Justice ... Subcommittee Third Circuit Court of Appeals Holds Juvenile Detention Centers Can Be Liable for Deficient Policies and Practices. On June 10, 2004 the Third Circuit Court of Appeals found that there is potential liability for a county juvenile detention center in a JLC case involving a 13-year-old, with serious mental health problems, who was maltreated by other youth in juvenile detention. The Court found that the plaintiff raised serious issues, and that a county can be liable for deficient hiring and staffing policies and practices; lack of an adequate training program for the detention center's staff; lack of established protocols to ensure youth safety; and lack of established policies to address the mental and physical health needs of youth residents. Amendment to Adoption Act Limits Time Birth Parents Can Reconsider An amendment to the Pennsylvania Adoption Act, approved by the Governor on March 24, 2004, now limits the time birth parents have to reconsider an adoption. For the father (birth or putative), consent to an adoption is irrevocable 30 days after birth or execution of the consent (whichever event happens later); for the birth mother, consent is irrevocable 30 days after execution of the consent. US Supreme Court Fails to Extend Juvenile Rights On June 1, 2004, the United States Supreme Court decided that a California state court was not wrong in refusing to consider the defendant's age when considering whether he was "in custody." Miranda warnings must be given when suspects are "in custody," if statements are to be admissible at trial.