PLASE: Parents of Lincoln-Way Area
Associated with Special Education


Our Purpose

To promote parent education, promote program evaluation and development, provide mutual support and communication among parents and staff, and to advocate on behalf of our children and their special needs.

Membership

PLASE is an organization of parents of special education students, special education teachers, and staff members in the Lincoln-Way area, as well as other interested people from the community who share our interest and purpose.

Parent Workshops

Workshops are scheduled during the school year in order to inform, enlighten, or educate. These workshops will be hosted in our member districts. Meeting dates are as follows for the 2013-2014 school year:

  • February 11, 2014 at 6:30 PM
    • Host:  Mokena School District 159
    • Mokena Elementary School - Multi-Purpose room
    • Strategies for Managing Behavior of Children and Teenagers
  • March 11, 2014 at 4:30 PM
    • Host:  Manhattan School District 114
    • Wilson Creek School - Conference Room
    • Understanding Your Child's Sensory Profile
  • April 8, 2014 at 6:30 PM
    • Host:  Frankfort School District 157C
    • Grand Prairie School
    • Neurofeedback and How It can Help Your Child

Advisory Planning Committee meetings are open to any Lincoln-Way parent who would like to become an active partner in our brainstorming sessions to address current special education mandates, trends, issues, and concerns that involve our special needs children. The meetings are held as follows for the 2013-2014 school year:

  • August 27, 2013 - 6:00 PM - Pioneer Grove
  • November 12, 2013 - 6:00 PM - Mokena Elementary School
  • May 13, 2014 - 6:00 PM - Pioneer Grove

Advisory Council Members

  • President: Ken Buck
  • Vice President: Paige Alcoser
  • Secretary: Susan Eisenbrandt

Educational Representatives

  • District 843 Teacher
  • District 843 Social Worker
  • District 843 School Psychologist

Special Education Administrators

  • Julie Egan
  • Judy Boyens
Contact Information

PLASE
601 Willow Street
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 806-4600

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