Monthly Archives: September 2013

CMT Results Are On The Way; What You Need To Know Now

      By Noreen J. O’Mahoney, C.S.W. S.D.A                                                                               Director, Collaborative Advocacy Associates The CMTs are given every spring and they are often a source of anxiety, concern and questions for many students and their families. This is especially true … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions: What to do if I’m unsatisfied with my child’s progress with special education services?

QUESTION: What do I do if I’m unsatisfied with my child’s progress with special education services? ANSWER: If you are not satisfied with your child’s progress with their special education program, you should first bring your concerns to the school … Continue reading

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Building an Effective School – Parent Team

By Allie Nicolari, MS CAA Special Education Advocate The beginning of the school year is a perfect time to foster that magical year you have dreamed about. Actually there is no “magic” to accomplish this but you must be focused, … Continue reading

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Back to School: The start of a successful school year begins with…….

I was raised by teachers.  My dad was a classroom teacher and taught both 5th and 6th grades for over 38 years.  My mom went back to school when I was in high school for education and proceeded to be … Continue reading

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