Friday, November 13, 2009

New Stuff on Universal Design for Learning

Please check out my new link under Internet Resources.
It has lots of links to wonderful internet resources and tools education.

Sent from Universal Design for Learning Conference by, Karen Janowski

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Parent Meetings and Updates


Ms. Rose Parent Meeting:

There will NOT be a parent meeting this Thursday. There are several District wide parent meetings I would like to encourage you to attend. We will have our next parent meeting in January after the Holidays.

OPRF Supported Education Association (SEA)


District 97 incite you to meet our new Director of Special Education Mike Padavic

When: Saturday, November 14, 2009

Time: 9:00- 10:30 am

Where: Whittier Elementary School 715 N. Harvey

  • All attendees please RSVP to Ruth Fogg (708) 524-3131

Childcare will be provided. Please let us know if you will be using this service.

District 97 Parent Support Group

All Parents of students with Special Needs invited.

When: November 17th, 2009

Time: 6:30- 8 pm

Where: Whittier Elementary School 715 N. Harvey

Childcare will be provided.


Pictures should be in very soon, and I will get a re-take date to you once it is scheduled.

Progress Reports/ Grades: December 11, 2009


For the very kind and generous wedding present, we had a wonderful wedding and an amazing honeymoon!

Monday, October 12, 2009

Update October


Wedding/ Absences:

Due to my Wedding this Saturday, October 17th (Wahoo!), I will be absent the following days….

Friday, October 16th: There will be no substitute this is an Inclusion Day, I will make up my observations and training times.

Monday, October 26th – Friday, October 30th: There will be a substitute and I will leave detailed sub plans. I will NOT be there for the Fall parade as I had expected, my flight was changed and I was unable to be back in time.

Conference Week: October 19th- 23rd

I will be attending your child’s conference with their teacher, if you would like other team members (Speech, OT, PT, SW, Nurse) to attend please let us know in advance and they will do their best to be there.

Thursday and Friday are half days of school!

Monthly Updates/ Data Sheets:

Although it is later than you will usually receive them, I will be giving these to you at conferences, so we have time to review them and I can answer any questions you have. I also am including related services; and asking them to write an update as well.

Next Parent Meeting: Homework Solutions: Accommodations and Modifications

6:00 – 7:00 pm

We will go over ways to make sure you are being the most efficient with homework, and how and when to modify homework.

Presented By Ms. Rose

I will send home a paper reminder.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Parent Meeting

Parent Information Meeting

Wednesday, September 2nd
Introduction to Ms. Chilton-Rose and her role in helping your child
Time: 6:00- 7:00 pm

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Meet and Greet

Look forward to meeting everyone and a new exciting school year!!

A meet and greet will be held at Holmes School

August 18, 2009
4:00- 5:00 pm

Thursday, July 9, 2009


This Rockstar blog will keep you up to date, be a great resource, and a green way to share information.

Get ready for the 2009/2010 School Year!