Education & Support

Mandate

The dual mandate of the Education & Support team is to (1) develop and facilitate ongoing educational opportunities for parents, and (2) provide mentorship support for families new to the program.

Educational themes include:

  • Child Development
  • Curriculum Development
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Learning Styles
  • Home Learning Techniques

Support offered:

  • Family liaison
  • Policies and procedures at SVP3
  • Alternative Learning Education law
  • Written Student Learning Plans
  • Contact Requirements
  • Develop and maintain a team “continuity” folder (eliminate duplication of efforts)

Membership & Term

Team consists of 3 or more parents appointed by current committee members for a minimum of one year.  Chair must serve for a minimum of two years, a maximum of two terms, and serve on the Program Leadership Team.

Meetings

The team meets monthly or as needed, and is facilitated by the team chair.  The chair is nominated and chosen by the team members.  Recommendations for program changes to the Program Leadership Team are made by consensus.  Decisions are limited to the team mandate.

Reporting

The team chair is responsible for reporting monthly to the Program Leadership Team regarding Education & Support activities.