1426 N Quincy St
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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Special Education Parent Resource Center

Special Education Parent Resource Center (PRC)

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Arlington Public Schools Special Education Parent Resource Center (PRC)
Syphax Education Center at Sequoia Plaza
2110 Washington Boulevard, Suite 158, Arlington, VA  22204
Phone 703.228.7239
Hours:  M-F - 8:30am to 4:00pm
(Additional hours by appointment)

Welcome to the Arlington Public Schools Special Education Parent Resource Center (PRC). The PRC's purpose is to provide parents the support and information they need as they work with the school system to identify and meet their child's unique learning needs. The PRC offers support and assistance, a lending library, a parent newsletter, parent training workshops, and serves as an information and referral source for families and staff members.
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APS School Talk The PRC Events Updates are sent out through APS School Talk. If you would like to be added to the PRC announcements list, please go to our APS School Talk page and sign up for our Special Interest list by selecting "Special Education".


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Virginia 2014-15 Parent Involvement Survey            

All parents of school-aged children and youth who receive special education services in Virginia are encouraged to complete the Virginia Department of Education’s annual Parent Involvement Survey.  The Parent Involvement Survey can be completed briefly online in either English or Spanish at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/VDOEParentInvolvementSurvey2014-2015 
If you prefer to receive a paper copy of the survey, please contact the Arlington Public Schools Special Education Parent Resource Center (PRC) via email to:  emma.parralsanchez@apsva.us, or call the PRC at 703.228.7239, and we will forward a survey to you along with a pre-paid envelope to return the survey directly to the VDOE.
The survey will remain open through September 30, 2015.  If you have any questions concerning the survey, please contact Hank Millward at 804.371.0525 or Hank.Millward@doe.virginia.gov.
Encuesta de participación de padres 2014-2015

Invitamos a todos los padres de niños de edad escolar y jóvenes que reciben servicios de educación especial en Virginia a completar la encuesta anual del Departamento de Educación de Virginia acerca de la participación de los padres. La breve encuesta de participación de los padres puede ser completada en línea, en inglés o en español a: www.surveymonkey.com/r/VDOEParentInvolvementSurvey2014-2015 
Si usted prefiere recibir una copia impresa de la encuesta, por favor comuníquese con el Centro de Recursos de Educación Especial para Padres de Familia (PRC, por sus siglas en inglés), por correo electrónico dirigido a: emma.parralsanchez@apsva.us, o llame al PRC, al 703-228-7239, y le enviaremos la encuesta y un sobre con franqueo pagado para remitir la encuesta directamente al Departamento de Educación del Estado de Virginia (VDOE, por sus siglas en inglés).
La encuesta estará disponible hasta el 30 de septiembre de 2015.  Si usted tiene alguna pregunta acerca de la encuesta, por favor póngase en contacto con Hank Millward, por teléfono al 804-371-0525, o por correo electrónico a: Hank.Millward@doe.virginia.gov.
Procedural Safeguards
For information on parental rights in special education, click here 
Classroom Observation Guidelines
Classroom Observation Guidelines 2012, click here
Classroom Observation Guidelines (Spanish) 2012, Click Here
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