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Jan 3, 2019 11TH ANNUAL EMPOWER ALL ABILITIES CONFERENCE (Formerly known as D2P) KEYNOTE SPEAKER Shawn Anthony Robinson Ph.D. is no stranger to adversity as he received special education services throughout his entire PK-12 journey and graduated high school reading at an elementary level. Dr. READ MORE

2018 - 2019 School Health Requirements

Jan 11, 2018 Pre-K, Kindergarten, 6th grade, 9th grade students and students new to District 186 must provide a current physical exam and updated immunization record. All 6th grade students must show proof of having received a Tdap vaccine and 2 doses of varicella. One dose of Meningococcal vaccine must be received on or after the 11th birthday. All 12th grade students must provide proof of having received a dose of Meningococcal vaccine on or after their 16th birthday. READ MORE

10th Annual Disability to Possibility Workshop

Jan 5, 2018 D2P10 Saturday, February 24, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Springfield Southeast High School 2350 East Ash Street Springfield, IL 10th Annual Disability to Possibility Presented by Springfield Public Schools and Springfield Parents for Students with Disabilities (SPSD) **FREE CONFERENCE** Keynote Speaker ~ Patrick Schwarz, Ph.D. READ MORE

ICCBD 7th Annual Summer Institute

Jul 18, 2017 Punishment: The Skeleton in Our Closet - Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Hardman Inappropriate behavior, noncompliance, and conflict can occur in even the most positive, well-managed classroom. This presentation will discuss when it is appropriate to use punishment, the types of punishment teachers may use, and how to use punishment effectively. School-Based Interventions to Address the Mental Health Needs of Children and Youth - Presented by Dr. READ MORE

6th Annual Exceptional Student and School Professional Award

Mar 22, 2017 It's that time again! CEC Chapter 102 is now accepting nominations for the 6th Annual Exceptional Student and School Professional Award. Do you know a student with disabilities that has made tremendous gains in academics, social/emotional behavior or independent living skills? Do you know a school professional that has demonstrated exemplary dedication to students with special needs? If so, we want to hear from you! Chapter 102 serves all districts around the Springfield area... READ MORE

Town Hall Meeting: Who's Who in Special Education

Sep 22, 2016 Hosted by: Leuwania Baker, Director of Student Support Services Please join us for an opportunity to hear about the Student Support Services Department and provide feedback on the new structure of the department. Learn "Who's Who in Special Education" and have a chance to meet administrators, supervisors, and other key personnel. A meal will be served and childcare provided. October 6, 2016 4:30-6:00 p.m. READ MORE

It's Time for School Physicals!!

Aug 4, 2016 Children entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th or 9th grade, or who are new to Springfield Public School District 186, will need a back-to-school physical. Meningococcal vaccines are also required for all students entering 12th grade if they have not already had the vaccine. Make an appointment with your child's primary care physician today or visit one of six free clinics sponsored by the Keep Kids in School Coalition!

PAPER TIGERS - Documentary (Free Screening)

May 5, 2016 Paper Tigers is an intimate look into the lives of selected students at Lincoln High School, an alternative school that specializes in educating traumatized youth. Set amidst the rural community of Walla Walla, WA, the film intimately examines the inspiring promise of Trauma Informed Communities - a movement that is showing great promise in healing youth struggling with the dark legacy of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES). READ MORE

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