Coronavirus Information for WCASS Members

WCASS Events | Spring 2020

WCASS's 2020 Spring event will now be postponed to fall 2020.  Tentative Dates will be Sept 14-16, 2020 at the Chula Vista Resort.  Registrants will be notified via email about the changes. Current registrants can receive a full refund and/or the registration can carry over into the fall event.  Please let Diane know your preference.  ([email protected]

Links to Resources

We have a variety of resources available, some of which you may already have access.  One unique resource is the link to a ZOOM call involving Laurie Vanderploeg, Director of OSEP, along with leaders from CASE, CEC, NASDSE, and CCSSO.  This is the first discussion of questions and issues that have been raised regarding the population of students with disabilities:

USDoE: Department releases COVID-19, IDEA-related Q-and-A (3/12/20)
OSEP:  Recorded ZOOM call with Laurie Vanderploeg, Director of OSEP (3/13/20)
CASE:  Considerations for Special Education Administrators (3/13/20)
SAMHSA:  Talking With Children: TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS, PARENTS, AND TEACHERS DURING INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAKS 

NEW! 4/9/20 | DPI & WCASS Joint Webinar: Navigating COVID-19 Response - WATCH RECORDING
3/31/20 | Collection of Articles and Bulletins related to COVID 19

Resources Directly from School Districts