Tokeneke SE Representatives

SE (Special Education) TPTO Special Education Representatives are here to support our school community by helping examine opportunities for inclusion and provide support for parents of children with special needs. As a member of the Special Education Subcommittee, the representatives also help to identify any district level issues that may need to be escalated to CDSP, administration, and/or the Board of Education as guided by CDSP’s mission statement.

Navigating PTO Events

The TPTO has compiled a list of TPTO-sponsored events, complete with suggestions for families with special needs.

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Demystifying Acronyms

To help you wade through the alphabet soup, here is a list of frequently used special education-related acronyms and abbreviations.

 

Acronyms List
PTO SPECIAL EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVES support the Tokeneke School community and are active member of the Council of Darien School Parentes (CDSP) Special Education Subcommittee. To support the Tokeneke school community, the representative acts as a resource to the Tokeneke Parent-Teacher Organization (TPTO) executive board on issues related to special education, helping them examine opportunities for inclusion, and provide support for parents of children with special needs. As a member of the Special Education Subcommittee, the representative helps to identify any district level issues that may need to be escalated to CDSP, administration, and/or the Board of Education (BOE) as guided by CDSP’s mission statement.  Each school has one or more representatives.
  • Provide monthly input to PTO Chairs regarding ongoing special education issues within the district. Method of providing input to be determined with PTO Chairs. (If written input is provided, copy in Special Education Subcommittee Chairperson.)
  • Evaluate PTO sponsored programming to identify opportunities to improve inclusion of all students. Work with relevant PTO Committee Chairs to build inclusion/community as directed by PTO Chairs.
  • Work with CDSP Special Education Subcommittee to identify common issues and share best practices at monthly meetings
  • Give any relevant feedback to CDSP Special Education Chairperson during the Board of Education budget process.
  • Work with SESS facilitators/administration to address building-level issues as appropriate and build community.
  • Attend SEPAC and Board of Education meetings as appropriate.
Stacey Tie (Chair)
Wendy Hopper
Megan Girald
Kathy Hardy
Elizabeth Frost

Email a Special Education Representative at specialedrep@tokenekepto.com

 

Oct
31
Tue
ELP: Halloween Parade
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
K-3rd Grade Halloween Parade
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm – 2:55 pm
Nov
1
Wed
TPTO: Steering Meeting
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am

Invitation Only.

Nov
7
Tue
No School (Election Day & Staff Development)
Nov 7 all-day
Nov
10
Fri
ELP: No ELP Friday Students
Nov 10 all-day

On November 10, 2017 there will be no Friday classes for ELP Friday Students.

Nov
16
Thu
Turkey Drive: Collection Day
Nov 16 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Nov
20
Mon
ELP: Thanksgiving Feast
Nov 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Thanksgiving Celebration

DETAILS:

  • Thanksgiving feast will be on Monday, November 20 at 12:30
  • Each family is asked to signup for at least one item
  • Please bring bring enough food to serve about 35 people
  • Please bring food in a serving dish with serving utensils
  • Parents and families are invited to the Thanksgiving Feast
Nov
22
Wed
K-5th Grade: Early Dismissal
Nov 22 @ 8:25 am – 12:55 pm
ELP: Early Dismissal
Nov 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
23
Thu
No School (Thanksgiving Recess)
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day
Nov
29
Wed
TPTO: Steering Meeting
Nov 29 @ 9:30 am

Invitation Only.

Dec
5
Tue
K-5th Grades: Parent-Teacher Conferences & Early Dismissal
Dec 5 @ 8:25 am – 12:55 pm
ELP: Early Release for Elementary School Conferences
Dec 5 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
6
Wed
ELP: No School for ELP Conferences
Dec 6 all-day

December 6-8, 2017 there is no school for ELP students due to parent-teacher conferences.

K-5th Grades: Parent-Teacher Conferences & Early Dismissal
Dec 6 @ 8:25 am – 12:55 pm
Dec
7
Thu
ELP: No School for ELP Conferences
Dec 7 all-day

December 6-8, 2017 there is no school for ELP students due to parent-teacher conferences.

K-5th Grades: Parent-Teacher Conferences & Early Dismissal
Dec 7 @ 8:25 am – 12:55 pm
Dec
8
Fri
ELP: No School for ELP Conferences
Dec 8 all-day

December 6-8, 2017 there is no school for ELP students due to parent-teacher conferences.

K-5th Grades: Parent-Teacher Conferences & Early Dismissal
Dec 8 @ 8:25 am – 12:55 pm
Dec
11
Mon
3rd-5th Grade: Winter Concert
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am