Public Hearing – Moon Township School District


VIDEO: Special Education Funding Commission hearing on the current formula for distributing special education payments to school districts in Pennsylvania, held at the Moon Township School District Central Administrative Office.

Special Education Funding Commission

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.

Moon Township School District Central Administrative Office

1:00 pm
Welcome by Senator Iovino

1:05 pm
Introduction of Co-Chairs and Commission Members

1:10 pm
Presentation by Intermediate Units:

James Wagner, Executive Director of ARINIU #28 – history of special education and implications for services for children
Matt Thomas, Director of SpecialEducation for Westmoreland IU 7 – overview of the types of services provided through special education funding
Thomas Shetterly, Director of Finances,Intermediate Unit 1 – fiscal underpinnings of district and IU special education programs

1:45 pm

John Calllahan, Chief Advocacy Officer, PA School Boards Association

Hannah Barrick, Assistant Executive Director – Combined Testimony
Jay Himes, Leadership Advisor – Combined Testimony
PA Association of School Business Officials

2:15 pm

Chelsea Campolongo, Business Manager, South Park School District
Robert Geletko, Director of Business, Mt. Lebanon School District

2:45 pm
Ann Herrmann,Executive Director, Pittsburgh School District New Program for Students with Exceptionalities

3:15 pm
Cindy Duch, Director of Parent Advising
Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership Center

Additional Testimony

Donald W Martin, Executive Director, Intermediate Unit 1