Parent Information & Resources

Parent Advisory Council (PAC)

The Oakland County Parent Advisory Committee represents each LEA/PSA within Oakland County. Parent representatives have a child/children with a disability(ies) and are appointed by the LEA/PSA and Oakland County School Boards. The committee participates in the development and review of the Oakland Schools County Plan for Delivery of Special Education Programs and Services. The PAC also provides advisory input on matters regarding improvement of Special Education services within the ISD. More information about PAC

Walled Lake Consolidated Schools' PAC Representatives

 

PAC Newsletters

 

Walled Lake Consolidated Schools PAC Sponsored Event

Parent Tech Night: Tuesday, March 28, 2017; 6:30-8:00PM

Educational Services Center, Board Room; 850 Ladd Rd., Bldg D, Walled Lake, MI, 48390

Please join the Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Special Services PAC for a presentation about technology tools that are available to support your child’s learning. Facilitators: Pam Shoemaker, Technology Instructional Coach & Melissa Brown, 6th grade Resource Room Teacher. 

RSVP to Tracy Sorrentino by Friday, March 24: TracySorrentino@wlcsd.org or 248.956.2165


Celebrate Hope Partnership

Walled Lake Schools is excited to pioneer a new partnership with Celebrate Hope, designed specifically for our parents. See the Celebrate Hope flyer with information about this partnership with an invitation to attend support gatherings.

Please RSVP by March 10 to Tracy Sorrentino by phone at 248-956-2165 or email tracysorrentino@wlcsd.org.  


Events and Learning Opportunities

Invitations from Neighboring Community PACs

Rochester Schools PAC invites our families to attend their parent workshops and events. Click here to see all the offerings. 

Troy Schools PAC invites our families to attend their parent workshops and events. Click here to see upcoming offerings

South Lyon Community Schools’ Special Education Department invites you to a Parent Meeting on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 7:00PM. There will be a presentation by Dr. Aimee Kotrba from Thriving Minds Behavioral Health. Location: South Lyon East High School Media Center, 52200 W. Ten Mile Road, South Lyon, MI  48178 

OU Cares (Oakland University Center for Autism)

Spring 2017 Program Information (Includes parent workshops, youth sports programs, social skills programs, & employable skills programs). View printable brochure here

Surviving the Social Jungle Conference: New Ways to Manage Unfriendly Behavior and Prevent Bullying 

Saturday, April 22 at Seaholm High School, Birmingham. This conference offers a fresh approach to managing unfriendly peer behavior and preventing bullying by offering specialized tracks for professional educators, adults and kids. This “three prong” approach
targets information that each group needs to make real change in our community in a practical way. Learn more and register at survivingthesocialjungle.com, or call (248) 757-0912. See flyer here

Summer Camps for Students with ADHD/ADD 

Kids Empowered offers a variety of camps over the summer. See flyer here. Questions? Contact info@kidsempowered.com

Bullying Seminar

Friendship Circle and MORC are hosting a seminar on how to prevent bullying in schools in West Bloomfield on March 21 from 7-9:00pm.

Bullying, It is the worst nightmare of every parent. You feel helpless to stop it. As a parent or teacher, what can you do to keep students safe and happy? Dr Michele Borba will provide an in-depth workshop on bullying and protecting children while in school. She will provide guidance and tips on:

  • How to tell if a child is being bullied
  • How to address bullying incidents with your child/student
  • Broaching the bullying with your child’s parents and teachers
  • How parents can be on the same page with the school and its teachers
  • How to deal with the bully, the bullied and the bystanders

Register at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-keep-children-safe-and-happy-in-school-registration-28063453545

 

Parent Resources

Autism (ASD) Society of Oakland County  for information about the Special Education Formal Dispute Resolution Process.

Frequently Asked Questions About Special Education

Parent Friendly Websitesfrom Oakland Schools Parent Advisory Committee (this is an extensive list of helpful websites)

Lost-Cost Health Insurance for Michigan Children

Walled Lake Consolidated Schools' Special Services Staff Lists