The Central New York Task Force is committed to improving educational access and outcomes for students with disabilities through a collaborative regional and statewide network of stakeholders representing a variety of perspectives in addressing the special education needs of students in Livingston, Monroe, Ontario and Yates  counties, as well as New York State.

Greater Rochester Task Force

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The Central New York Special Education Task Force has an online mail list to share information about upcoming events and to allow  Executive Council members to share information with other Task Force participants . In an effort to avoid overwhelming your inbox, use of the mail list is limited to notifications of task force events and cannot be used for other purposes.  To join the Greater Rochester New York email list, subscribe here and choose “Greater.Rochester.SpecialEd.Task.Force” on the dropdown menu.  You will then receive an email request to confirm your subscription by following the link provided in the email.  It's as easy as that!  

You may also subscribe to any or all of the other regional special ed task force lists, but you will need to do so one at a time.

Upcoming Events

Big Transitions and Anxiety:
How Parents and Professionals can
Help Students Manage Summer Transitions

April 25,2018

​6:30-8:30 pm

​Managing transitions, such as into summer and back to school again, can be challenging. Join us as we explore issues that arise due to changes such as summer schedules, entering the new school year, new teachers and new buildings. We will discuss strategies to manage the anxiety that often comes with these changes. Suzannah Iadarola, Ph.D. will be our speaker and will be followed by a panel of school personnel and parents who will offer ideas.

Coordinated Care Services, INC.
1099 Jay Street
Bldg J - 3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14611

Register Online Now

Read Flyer Here

email Christa Knaak
Or call 585-224-7370

About the Greater Rochester Task Force

A Tale of Two Attorneys:
A Question and Answer Session with Family Attorney– Jane Gabriele &

School Attorney– Cara Briggs

May 2, 2018

6:30-8:30 pm

Andrew and Helen Pluta Training Ctr

1650 South Avenue Rochester, NY 14620

Reserve Your Seat Today!

Participants are encouraged to submit questions on the registration form about special education trends, regulations and best practices. Each attorney will have the opportunity to share their perspective and experience.
Cara Briggs - Attorney, formerly of Rochester City SD
Jane Gabriele - Attorney, Empire Justice Center

Register Online Now

Read Flyer Here

email Christa Knaak
Or call 585-224-7370