1 - Parent - Ms. Curtisha Hopkins (Anne Arundel County)
2 - Parent - Ms. Miji Kim (Howard County)
3 - Parent - Ms. Karen Larenas, Vice Chair (Howard County)
4 - Parent - Abila Tazanu-Legall, M.D. (Prince George's County)
5 - Parent - Ms. Elizabeth Snyder (St. Mary's County)
6 - Provider - Brenda Hussey-Gardner, Ph.D., Chair (University of Maryland, School of Medicine)
7 - Provider - Ms. Karen Mull (Maryland Family Network)
8 - Provider - Ms. Mary Leppert (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
9 - Provider - Ms. Natasha Fields (Montgomery County)
10 - Provider - Ms. Cynthia Bouchard, M.S., CC (Anne Arundel County)
11 - State Legislator - Vacant
12 - Personnel Preparation - Ms. Erin Stauder, M.S., CCC/SLP (Loyola College in Maryland)
13 - Personnel Preparation - Cecilia Leger (Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education)
14 - State Partner - Ms. Marcella E. Franczkowski, M.S., (MSDE, Early Intervention Services/Preschool Special Education, Birth Through 5)
15 - State Partner - Ms. Margaret "Mike" Berman (Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Medicaid Programs)
16 - State Partner - Ms. Laura Barbee-Matthews (Prince George’s County Head Start)
17 - State Partner - Ms. Elizabeth Kelley (MSDE, Child Care Office)
18 - State Partner - Ms. Nancy Egan, Esq. (Maryland Insurance Administration)
19 - State Partner - Ms. Valerie Ashton-Thomas (MSDE, Homeless Education)
20 - State Partner - Ms. Shannon McRae (DHR, Foster Care)
21 - State Partner - Ms. Mary LaCasse, M.S., Ed (Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Family Planning and Home Visiting)
22 - State Partner - Mr. George Failla, Esq. (Governor's Office for Children)
23 - Ex-Officio Member - Ms. Rachel London, Esq. (Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council)
Meetings: The SICC will hold four General Meetings and one SICC/LICC joint meeting during the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. General meetings provide SICC membership, families, partners, and concerned citizens the opportunity to provide comment regarding Maryland's system of early intervention and preschool special education services. General meetings are also an opportunity for members and other interested parties to participate, in person, in the work of the Council.
All meetings are open to the public.
Requests for special accommodation, including interpreter and translator services, must be received at least 2 weeks prior to a scheduled meeting to allow enough time to secure a service provider. For meeting information or to request special accommodations, contact the MSDE, Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services at 410-767-0249 or toll free in Maryland at 1-800-535-0182.
Thursday, October 1, 2015, 1-4 pm, JHU Center for Technology in Education, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 1-4 pm, JHU Center for Technology in Education, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
Thursday, February 4, 2016, 1-4 pm, JHU Center for Technology in Education, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 1-4 pm, JHU Center for Technology in Education, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
Thursday, June 2, 2016, ANNUAL JOINT LICC/SICC MEETING, 12-4 pm, Location To Be Determined
The SICC Executive Team will meet five times during the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. At these meetings, the SICC Executive Team plans agendas for upcoming General Meetings and discusses relevant topics to bring before the entire membership. Executive Meetings are open to all SICC members. Non-Executive team members planning to attend are asked to provide notice to MSDE (firstname.lastname@example.org) at least five business days before the scheduled meeting date. All Executive Team Meetings will be held at the Maryland State Department of Education (200 W. Baltimore Street, 9th Floor Conference Room, Baltimore, MD, 21201).
Thurs., Aug 27, 2015 1-3 p.m.
Thurs., Nov 12, 2015 1-3 p.m.
Thurs., Jan 7, 2016 1-3 p.m.
Thurs., Mar 17, 2016 1-3 p.m.
Thurs., May 5, 2016 1-3 p.m.