Montgomery County Superintendent Hosts Special Education Forum

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Communication, relationships, perspective — these themes were the essence of a special education forum led by Superintendent Joshua P. Starr Monday night at Seneca Valley High School.

Third in a series of spring forums hosted by Starr, the 90-minute event drew about 350 attendees, mainly parents, teachers, school administrators and community groups that work with special needs children.

"I hope that parents had an opportunity to listen to each other and to the educators and hear what other people's perspectives are,” Starr told Patch after the forum. “This is not going to answer everybody's questions. It is the beginning of a conversation about how we can address an important issue. It should be the first of many conversations like these."

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