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Info for Parents

Parent Committees

The LEAD Parent Advisory Committee

L.E.A.D Program
(Learning and Educating About Disabilities)

Mission Statement:
"We are high school students who have adopted a mission to educate ourselves and others with respect to dealing with the social, academic and emotional aspects of learning disabilities"

Sponsor: Jeanine Charlton

What it is :
An educational program for students with learning disabilities.

Activities :

  • Host community speakers at our school to further the educational opportunities for ourselves and our peers
  • Give formal and informal presentations to teachers, students, and community in our district to increase their level of understanding and awareness
  • Provide in-service training for new teachers with respect to learning disabilities
  • Act as a resource to our larger community for information regarding learning disabilities
  • Develop skills for self-advocating with teachers, fellow students, administrators, and the community
  • Establish 9th grade training program
  • Conduct mentoring programs for junior and senior high school students with learning disabilities

The LEAD (Learning and Educating About Disabilities) Parent Advisory Committee meets monthly.

Visit the Colorado LEAD Foundation website


Special Education Records

The Office of Student Services (OSS) maintains records on all students eligible for special education.  Records are kept for seven years after students are staffed out of special education, move out of the district, or graduate. In order to access and review special education records, please contact the OSS at 719-327-2823.

Educational Rights of Parents

You can click the link below to obtain a copy of Procedural Safeguards for Parents:

Procedural Safeguards for Parents

Exceptional Students Leadership Unit

The Colorado Department of Education has an extensive website regarding special education.

To visit that website or to find out more about Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)/Response to Intervention (RTI) or Positive Behavior Support (PBIS), click on the following links:

CDE Special Education Services

RTI Brochure for Parents

PBIS Information from CDE