Useful Forms and Links
The IES PTA monthly newsletter!
Click below to access the following forms:
Membership and Donation Form
Volunteer Information Form
Spirit Wear Order Form
Shutterfly/Tinyprint Order Information
Reimbursement/Disbursement Request Form
GTAC is the Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee
The IES GTAC Representatives are:
Kelly Green and Heather Tom
Howard County GTAC website
The GT Summer Institutes for Talent Development will begin registration for summer enrichment classes on February 1, 2019. Classes will begin on July 1, 2019. It is strongly encouraged that interested parents register their children early, as these offerings do fill up quickly.
The annual HCPSS Educator Recognition Program sponsored by the Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee (GTAC) celebrates educators who demonstrate exemplary commitment to the needs of advanced-level learners and/or the Howard County G/T Education Program. Now through February 15, families and students have the opportunity to recognize a G/T Resource Teacher, content or classroom teacher, or administrator who has enriched the educational experience of advanced-level learners.
- A link to the form to submit a letter of recognition can be found in the HCPSS News and on the GTAC website.
- All educators who have a letter of recognition submitted on their behalf will be honored, and all families who submit a recognition letter will be invited to attend the annual GTAC Educator Recognition Event on April 2, 2019, at 7 p.m. at Reservoir High School.
- Students and/or families can also email general positive comments about the G/T Program overall to firstname.lastname@example.org
SECAC is the Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee
The IES SECAC Representative is Tara Frew
Howard County SECAC website
Special Education Instructional Facilitator/Resource Teacher School Assignments 2018-2019
For information on upcoming events, including PARENTING AUTISM SUMMIT WEBINARS, CREATE A VISION PLAN FOR YOUR CHILD, and SENSORY FRIENDLY BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, visit the SECAC calendar at:
HCPSS has a new way to access a list of all parent workshops, special education and disability advocacy community meetings, etc. that are occurring in the county. To access this list click on this link:
Sign in with your HCPSS Connect account (the one you us to access Canvas, update your family file, etc.). This link will allow you to enroll in a course called "Special Education Parent Workshops". After enrolling click on Modules in the left menu. There you'll find the list of available workshop and meetings with dates, brief descriptions and, after the workshop is over, any downloadable materials. If you know of an event not on the list, please let us know. Don't hesitate to ask any questions!