Date: 29-09-14
2014 Forum and AGM - 21 November

The Annual Forum will be held on the 21st of November at the Association of Independent Schools office, Level 12, 99 York Street, Sydney.  

Forum Program 

This year's forum highlights 3 schools presenting their projects under the More Support for Students with Disabilites (MSSD) initiative: St Lucy's School, Giant Steps and Aspect Western Sydney School.

8:30 am   Arrival, registration and coffee

9:00 am   Welcome

St Lucy's School: Building Capacity for Educational Support Services in the Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese
Dr Georgina Reynhout, School Principal

National Directions
Caroline Miller, Policy Analyst, Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA)

Parent, Family and Community Engagement in the Special School Context
Ian Dalton, Executive Director, Australian Parents Council

Aspect Western Sydney School: MSSD Project
Catherine Thomson, Brendan Chippendale and Erin Harper, School Coordinators

Giant Steps: Student Engagement across the School
Andrew Frakes,  Director of Secondary , Director of Occupational Therapy and Trish Karedis, Director K-6

3:00 pm   Close

Registration to the Forum is now open.  NISSA Financial Members are entitled to one free attendance per membership.  Registration fee is $50.  Please send your completed registration form to Elizabeth Gadek, on egadek@autismspectrum.org.au or fax to 9896-5266. Registrations are due Frday, 7th of November.  Please click here to download registration form.

2014 AGM

Please click here to download the AGM Agenda.

At the AGM, all postiions will be declared vacant.  All members are encouraged to consider nominating for a position.  No positions are particularly onerous and other members are always willing to help.  Please click here to download the Nomination Form.


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