10-26-2010 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #39


Title
2010 Revisions for Section 504/ADA Procedures for Students

Discussion

The Section 504/ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Procedures Manual for students requires several revisions and additions.  These changes or updates include the following:   

  • Identified new Section 504/ADA District Coordinator:  Pamela Treadwell, Director, ESE Administrative Support Services
  • Revised Procedural Safeguards: Added appeal/review procedure to #14
  • Simplified Impartial Hearing Procedure:  Added appeal provision; Removed "School Board Policy" exception to final decision
  • Added "major bodily functions" to list of major life activities per the ADA Amendment Act
  • Made forms revisions
  • Incorporated Individual Problem Solving Team process and removed Child Study Team terminology/process
  • Revised eligibility process to align with ADA Amendment and Act and NEOLA recommendations

Once approved, the 504/ADA Procedures Manual will be available on the BPS Intranet and will be used for training of new instructional staff at the beginning of the school year.



Recommendation

Approve the revisions and/or additions to the Section 504/ADA Procedures Manual for Students for publication on the Brevard Public Schools Intranet.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 10/26/2010
Consent after Information11/16/2010

Authority for Action
Americans with Disabilities Rehabilitation Act, 1973; Civil Rights Statute (29USCs,794)

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
10-11N/A

Contact
Pamela Treadwell, Director, ESE Administrative Support Services, x505


Attachment:  504 Manual Final 11-16-10.pdf