upcoming registration nights:
Wed, May 22
Thurs, May 23
from 3:30-5:45 p.m. (drop-in) at the Franklin CountyLearning Center (85 School Rd, Eastpoint) and the Carrabelle Municipal Complex (1001 Gray Ave).
Parents/Guardians must attend one of these events with the child(ren) in order to enroll.
Parents willreceive info about the program and children will select among several summer enrichment choices, such as drama,dance, recreation and more.
The Nest Summer Program begins
Wed, June 12 and runs through July 31
The program will meet at each site from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday (Closed July 4). Freebreakfasts and lunches are served daily. Come out and join us for a very exciting and educational summer of fun!
For more information, contact Carrabelle site leader Joy Shiver at 850-697-2177 or Eastpoint site leader
Emily Spindler at 850-670-2820.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HOMELESS YOUTH AVAILABLE:
The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is a federally funded information and technical assistance center at SERVECenter at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). NCHE hosts the Homeless Education Listserv to helpadministrators, educators, advocates, and service providers share information and ideas on meeting the educational needs of children and youth experiencing homelessness. The ideas on this listserv do not reflect the views of NCHE, SERVE, or UNCG.The application for 2013 LeTendre scholars is posted. Applications must be received by June 14, 2013 at 5 pm Eastern. Theapplication can be downloaded by visiting:
**Franklin Co. Dental Clinic
The new Dental Clinic in the Carrabelle Health Dept building is now offering comprehensivedental exams to patients 6 months to 20 years of age. For appointment or more info, please call 697-4121.
Parent Survey For Students with IEP’s
Parents of children with disabilities & current IEP in grades preschool to12,
“Is your school supporting your involvement in your child’s education?”
You may participate in a survey being offered by the Florida Dept. of Education. The responses to the survey provideimportant information for planning & monitoring improvement activities.
Established in 2000 for parents of students with disabilities to choose the best educationalsetting
public or private
for their child.
Who is eligible?
•Students who have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or a 504 Accommodation Plan (for more than 6 months) and
meet the following requirements:
•The student spent the prior school year in attendance at a Florida public school du
ring the preceding October andFebruary FTE surveys in Pre-K through grade 12, or
•The student spent the prior school year in attendance at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind during the
preceding October and February FTE surveys in kindergarten through 12, or
•The student received specialized instructional services under the Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Education Program
during the previous school year, or
•The student is a dependent child of a member of the Unit
ed States Armed Forces who transfers to Florida from out of
state due to a parent’s permanent change of station orders
What are the options?
•Request a different public school that follows your district’s choice policy•Request a public school in an adjacent school district that has space and provides the services contained in student’s
IEP or 504 Plan
•Receive a scholarship for your child to attend a participating private school
Where do I go for more information?
Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice, Florida Department of Education-
www.floridaschoolchoice.org or 1 (800) 447-1636