Sharing the Commitment Parent Involvement

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    Hawke Talk

    What:   Q&A session for parents of students with disabilities. 

    When  2/9/2022

                  5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    By:  Wilbur Hawke Collier Parent Liaison  239 417-3636

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    ESE Expo
    To access information from the 2021 Virtual ESE Expo, please visit:

    ESE Expo


    Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Advisory: Sharing the Commitment
    The School District of Collier County has an Advisory Committee for Exceptional Student Education (special education). It is comprised of a cross representation of parents, teachers, administrators, and community stakeholders.  Meetings address district and state issues. Meetings are not a forum to discuss individual situations or student concerns. The Advisory Committee for ESE operates collaboratively in order to gain and share information from its Board members and guests.



    Advisory Meeting Dates for 2021-2022:  
    September 22- Meeting Minutes (Virtual - see WebEx link below) 
    November 18 - December 9 (Osceola Elementary)
    January 19 (Osceola Elementary and Virtual)
    March 30 (Martin Luther King Jr Center - Room 1-103)
    May 18 (Martin Luther King Jr Center - Room 1-103)

    These meetings will be held in person and virtually on each  date. An agenda and a link to join will be added to the website 3 days prior to each meeting. 
    (Click on the date to access the meeting agenda, posted 3 days prior.  Within 10 calendar days following the meeting, click on the date to access the meeting minutes)

    Time: 4-5:30 PM

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    Parent Involvement

    Sharing the Commitment wants to make a difference in the education of all children. Through your participation, you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills necessary to become more comfortable in your role as a partner in the education process. Sharing the Commitment offers parent education in special education instruction, related services, transition, behavior, District practices and dispute resolution.  Here are some suggestions of ways that you can stay involved in your child’s life:
    • Join the School Advisory Committee (SAC)
    • Be a school volunteer
    • Complete a survey
    • Attend the annual Sharing the Commitment Parent Conference
    • Attend an ESE Sharing the Commitment Advisory Committee meeting
    • Attend an ESE Collier Partners in Transition Committee meeting
    • Support the classroom teacher!

    Parent Liaison Support  – For information and resources with a focus on being a more informed participant in your child’s IEP process, contact Wilbur Hawke at (239) 417-3636 or at