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Accepting applications for paraprofessionals for the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants should send their resume and updated clearances to Misty Slavic at mslavic@freedom.k12.pa.us, or by mailing them to 1702 School Street, Freedom, PA 15042.
 
District Announcements
District Contact Information

Welcome to Freedom Area School District

Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Jeffrey Fuller

Business Manager
Mrs. Noriene Plate

Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Mrs. Misty Slavic

1702 School Street
Freedom, PA 15042

Phone 724-775-5464
Fax 724-775-7434
 

In an effort to better connect with our community, the Freedom Area School District now has social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! In lieu of a traditional district newsletter and through these accounts, which we encourage you to follow @FASDBulldogs, we hope to share district happenings in a more timely manner. 



Parent Training Available
Attention parents of students with IEPs, GIEPs, or 504 plans! Freedom Area School District would like to invite you to join us on August 7, 2017 from 9am-12pm at the Freedom Area Middle School for an informative session regarding special education, gifted education, and Chapter 15 service agreements. This session will provide an overview of services and supports available to you and your child. 
Space is limited, so please go to the following website to register for this session before August 1, 2017: http://tinyurl.com/FASDSE . If you are unable to register via the website, please call Marian Leo at 724-775-5464. 

Additionally, if you have specific questions about your child’s IEP, GIEP, or 504, we will be scheduling consultations with the Director of Special Education and School Psychologist. You can register for consultations by calling the number listed previously, or through the registration website. For more information, please contact Misty Slavic by emailing 

mslavic@freedom.k12.pa.us or calling 724-775-5464.

 
Agenda
Time: 9am-11am
Presented by: Mrs. Misty Slavic/Director of Curriculum and Instruction/Special Education and Mr. Joe Testa/School Psychologist
  1. Referral Process
    1. What to expect?
  2. Intervention Process
  3. What supports are available for your struggling/advanced student?
i.FBR
ii.Sensory Room
iii.Related Services (OT, PT, Vision, Audiological)
iv.SWPBIS
  1. IEP/GIEP Meetings
    1. What to expect?
    2. What does it all mean?
    3. What if I disagree?
  2. Transition
    1. What does it mean?
    2. How can I work with the school to support my child?
  3. Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
  4. Free and Appropriate Education (FAPE)
  5. What next?
    1. Consultations
    2. Procedure Safeguards
Time: 11am-12pm
Presented by: Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership Center (PEAL)
Information and resources provided to support families, friends, children, youth and young adults, and professionals who work with children with disabilities or special healthcare needs.
 
Letter to FASD Community
Board President Jennifer Sayre and members of the administrative team met with a group of concerned parents in early June. Mrs. Sayre felt that it was important to respond to several of the issues raised at that meeting and in subsequent posts on social media. Please click here to see her Letter to the Community.
Children's Health Insurance Program


Children’s Health Insurance Program also known as CHIP covers uninsured kids and teens up to age 19. With more than 139,000 uninsured children in Pennsylvania, this is great news for our families! CHIP provides quality, comprehensive health insurance for routine doctor visits, prescriptions, dental, eye care, eyeglasses, mental health and much more. CHIP covers uninsured kids who are not eligible for Medical Assistance. For most families, CHIP is free – for others, it is low cost.  Please click here for the flyer or more resources can be found at www.CHIPcoversPAkids.com
 
Beaver County Summer Food Program



The YMCA will sponsor a free summer food program around the Beaver County area for children 18 and under.  Please click here see the attached flyer and to view a list of the locations.  You can also text the word FOOD to 887-877 for additional information. 

MMS Mobile App

Our student information system MMS, now has a mobile App titled CR Family to monitor your child’s grades.  Please click the link below to view an informational video and instructions for downloading the app. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjoXGvx1UrY)

Please click here to view the instructions for MMS portal access and CR Family App. 

 
GPS Navigation to Freedom Area Schools

Due to our new building address. Please use the address below for GPS when visiting our district 
 
1190 Bulldog Drive
​Freedom PA 15042



Thank you!
 
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