Exceptional Student Services
MISSION: Our Mission is to actively represent students with disabilities and impact decisions made on their behalf to enhance the quality of educational services. This Mission is to ensure the educational journey of students with disabilities through a partnership with families, teachers, support staff, other district staff and community.
PURPOSE: This committee is an advisory committee to the Thompson R2-J School Board. The purpose of the Exceptional Student Services Advisory Committee (ESSAC), is to assist, plan, advise the Director, the Thompson R2-J School Board and families on all aspects of Special Education programming and support services.
MEMBERS:The committee will strive for the following composition: Families of Special Education Students, the Director of Special Education, a Principal; Regular Education Teachers; a Professional or Agency person not employed by the School District; and a member at large. If this makeup cannot be achieved, other candidates who have an interest in helping promote the purpose of this committee may be substituted.