Colfax Public School
Viking IDEA Program
Our Viking IDEA Program is named after the Individuals with Disabilies Education Act (IDEA) which was passed in congress in 1975. The IDEA Law protects the rights of individuals with special needs and assures s/he receive a free appropriate public education as would any other student.
To learn more about the IDEA act, click here < IDEA >.
We strongly encourage parent involvement, and for parents to take advantage of what the Viking IDEA Program has to offer.
|Special Education Process
Step by Step
Special Education Parent Meeting
March 23, 2015, 6-8 p.m.
Special Education Conference Room
Kristen Bruder will present on topic of ADHD
Colfax Head Start Enrollment Form
Parenting Class Offerings
Thursday, May 14, 2015, 5:30-6:30pm
at Alliance Church
502 21st Street N., Menomonie
(Utilize the second parking lot and far side doors)
FAMS Meeting is in Room 304 and Childcare is in Room 306
6th Annual Opening Horizons Conference, Thursday, May 7th
hosted by The Center for Students with Disabilities at the
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Free opportunity for students with disabilities to learn about the transition to
You can learn more about the event and register for free at:
Contributed by: Chewning Legal, LLC
Chewning Legal, LLC, a Social Security law firm here in Wisconsin, has announced that they have put together a $500 scholarship. They have reserved this opportunity for graduating high school seniors in Wisconsin, who plan on attending a 4-year college or university, and have a parent or parents who are currently receiving SSDI or SSI (Social Security Disability or Income).
Applications will only be accepted online. The scholarship application deadline isApril 30, 2015. To complete the application, view eligibility requirements, and obtain other pertinent information, please visit http://chewninglegal.com/chewning-legal-llc-scholarship/.
Transition Improvement Grant (TIG) Scholarship
Applications Now Being Accepted
The Transition Improvement Grant is now accepting applications for the 2015 scholarships. TIG will be awarding two $1,000.00 scholarships to students with a disability pursuing further education. Students must be graduating in the Spring of 2015, and be a student receiving special education services. Students must complete and submit the online application and essay questions to be considered.
The application may be completed by clicking HERE or by visiting www.witig.org
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. March 31, 2015.
Questions or Comments
Mrs Polly Rudi
Director of Special Education
Would you like check out resources available in the Elementary Conference Room. Videos, CDs, DVDs, books, games and learning materials, pamphlets and education guides are availble to Colfax Parents. |
News from Special Education
Special Education Procedural Safeguards Booklet
Communicating with the School
Communication Options for Families
What will be discussed at an IEP Meeting
Need help with your child’s special needs or attempts to diagnose a special need? Contact Wisconsin First Step 24/7 Hotline, 800-642-7837 or www.mch-hotlines.org to get agency and provider information to help you get connected!
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Dunn County Resource Guide
CWDA Newsletter - Winter 2014/2015
Family Engagement Newsletter -- January 2015
Family Engagement Newsletter Submission Form