• Special Education

    The Center for Student Learning Charter School at Pennsbury provides Special Education programming for students in grades 6 through 12 who present with a range of educational needs in the least restrictive environment.  The Special Education department works closely with parents, students, and staff to provide supports and accommodations to create a successful learning environment for all CSL students.  If you have more specific questions about the Special Education Department at CSL, please contact the Special Education Coordinator, Christen Cartolaro, at 215.269.7390 ext. 20 or via email at ccartolaro@cslcharter.org

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    Learning Opportunities and Events for Students and Parents

    Transition Opportunities

    • 2020 Virtual PA Transition Conference - July 15, 2020

      The primary purpose of this virtual conference is to expand the capacity of youth, family members, schools and community partners to examine, appreciate, and invoke the powers and potential that lies within each of us to examine our dreams and aspirations to promote successful transitions of youth/young adults with disabilities. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of effective practices to engage all community stakeholders to assist youth/young adults with disabilities in achieving successful post-school outcomes.  Click here to register!  

    • Bucks County Right to Education Task Force - Free events for Parents and Educators - All events will be held at the BCIU #22 located at 705 N. Shady Retreat Road, Doylestown, PA 18901.  Please register by emailing Rachel Burkett at rburkett@bucksiu.org or calling 215.348.2940, ext. 1221 
      • October 1, 2020 - Virtual Meeting - How Is It Going?  An Opportunity to Share Your Ideas to Make a Difference - Share ideas, resources, and thoughts. The Bucks County Right to Education Local Task Force needs to hear from you about what is working and what is not working. Our role is to share your concerns, ideas, and suggestions with our PA State Task Force that includes members from the ARC of PA, the Governor's Cabinet and Advisory Committee, and the Office of Developmental Programs.  Click here to register!
      • November 18, 2020 - Virtual Meeting - Planning for the Future: Tools to Use Now to Help Develop IEP Goals for Students at Any Age!  - Student-centered Family Planning Tools will be shared with all registrants. We walk through the Charting the LifeCourse Framework and Toolkit to help you plan for your student’s future and develop relevant IEP goals! Dan Habib’s short films will be shown and discussed. Click here for the flyer and to register!

    Resources

    • PaTTAN - a link to the Parent Information portion of the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) with videos, special events, and resources for families
    • Parent Guide to Special Education - a PDE publication for parents reviewing Special Education eligibility and programming, the school's responsibilities, and parental rights
    • www.secondarytransition.orgThis website, which is continually updated, provides youth, young adults, parents, and professionals with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living.