Office of Special Education, CSE/CPSE

Lyndonville students are supported through related services, K-12 consultant teachers, K-12 co-teaching classrooms, a full day Academic Support Center, 12:1:1 Life Skills Class, Resource Room, and the Program for Acceptable Completion of Educational Requirements (PACER) program with full-time staff who can respond immediately to students in need of extra emotional support. In addition, school counselors and teacher leaders receive ongoing specialized coaching to ensure that Lyndonville students are provided the most up-to-date special education services available.


Aimee Chaffee (achaffee@lcsdk12.org)
Director of Special Education, Data and Grants
(585) 765-3107
Jeanne Goetze (jgoetze@lcsdk12.org)
Special Education Secretary
(585) 765-3107
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Behavior Support/Therapeutic Intervention Team/Student Support Services
Aimee Chaffee – Director, CSE Chair
Penny Barry-School Psychologist, CPSE Chair
Katy Franks-CSE Chair
James Zeliff – Dean of Students
Kim Nealon – Elementary & Grades 7/8 Counselor
Jeff Kingsbury – High School Counselor
Cassandra Fleck – PK-12 Counselor

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Information for Families

Transition Planning for Families
12/07/2022 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/transition-planning-for-families/ 
Learn how to:
Assess the teen’s strengths, interests and needs
Establish measurable goals for the future
Identify appropriate transition services and coordinated activities
Work with the Committee on Special Education (CSE) to get your teenager ready for adulthood
Certificate of completion available upon request 
Call: 716-332-4170 | Email: info@parentnetworkwny.org

What Happens After Early Intervention?
Dec. 8, 2022, 11:30 am – 1 pm
https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/what-happens-after-early-intervention-3/ 
In this workshop you will learn more about:
How to get ready for your child’s transition to preschool
The transition from Early Intervention (EI) to working with the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE)
Information on timelines and commonly used vocabulary to help you better understand the transition process
How to make informed decisions to benefit your child
Certificate of completion available upon request 
Call: 716-332-4170 | Email: info@parentnetworkwny.org

Implementing Family Engagement Resources Equitably
Dec. 15, 2022, 2-4:30 pm
https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/implementing-family-engagement-resources-equitably/ 
Explore meaningful and equitable training resources/tools
Use critical thinking to deepen connections
Share resources for effective practices and help build capacity to implement with fidelity
Call: 716-332-4170 | Email: info@parentnetworkwny.org

The Link - WNY's Family & Caregiver Group
https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/the-link-wnys-family-caregiver-group/
Jan. 9, 2023, 6:30 pm
Are you a parent of a child with disabilities or do you suspect they have a disability?
Do you want to...
 - Feel less overwhelmed?
 - Feel a sense of belonging?
Get the support you need from Parent Network of WNY, Empower and other group members!
Discuss topics such as Special Education, Sensory Processing Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and more!
REGISTER ONCE FOR MONTHLY EMAIL REMINDERS AND ZOOM MEETING LINKS! 
Call: 716-332-4170 | Email: info@parentnetworkwny.org

Transition to Adulthood for Families
https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/transition-to-adulthood-for-families/ 
Jan. 11, 2023, 6-8 PM
Is your high schooler with disabilities getting ready to transition to adulthood?
Learn how to:
assess the teen’s strengths, interests and needs
establish measurable goals for the future
identify appropriate transition services and coordinated activities
work with the Committee on Special Education (CSE) to get your teenager ready for adulthood
CTLE Credits Available
REGISTER TODAY! FREE EVENT!
Call: 716-332-4170 | Email: info@parentnetworkwny.org

Related Files

Related Links

  • Procedural Safeguards
    New York State Education Department PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS NOTICE July 2017 Rights for Parents of Children with Disabilities, Ages 3-21

  • A Parent's Guide to Special Education
    The New York State Education Department provides information for parents, guardians and other family members about laws, regulations and policies affecting special education programs and services in this parent guide.

  • Special Education Part 200 and 201
    Regulations of the NYS Commissioner of Education - Parts 200 and 201

  • Parent Network of Western New York
    Parent Network of WNY is a not-for-profit agency that provides education and resources for families of individuals with special needs (birth through adulthood).