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    Seeking Applications for Special Education Advisory Council

    Dear Lusher Families:

    Act 274 (SB 158) mandates the creation of a Special Education Advisory Council by every school district and charter school or charter network. Per this legislative requisite, Lusher Charter School is accepting applications for membership on the Special Education Advisory Council. This council will meet at a minimum of three (3) times per year to provide advice and recommendations regarding special education policies, procedures and resources. The council will also engage in outreach activities to the community at large to increase the level of knowledge, support, and collaboration with respect to special education.

    Members are being sought from the following stakeholder groups:

    • Parents or legal guardians of students with disabilities enrolled at Lusher
    • School administrators, Special Education Teachers, and Special Education ParaEducators 
    • Special Education Stakeholders
      • Adults with disabilities
      • Self-advocates (high school students with disabilities)
      • Members of organizations serving students with disabilities
      • Employers of students with disabilities

    If you are interested in becoming a member of Lusher’s Special Education Advisory Council, please complete our online application at

    If you require a paper application, please contact our Director of Student Support Services, Dr. Jeff Chenier, via email at or via telephone at 504-275-5696.