• Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)
  • The Van Buren ISD Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) is comprised of parents who have a child with an IEP. PAC members serve as a voice for families whose children receive special education programs and/or services within Van Buren County.
    Van Buren ISD PAC also:
    • Provides an opportunity to increase parent awareness about special education. Information and training sessions help parents understand special education programs and services countywide, and learn about current topics in special education across the state of Michigan.
    • Ensures parents have input into the development of the countywide plan for special education programs and services.
    • Provides an opportunity for parents to meet, provide input, and ask questions regarding special education. It is also an opportunity for parents to network and develop parent resources.

    How to Become a PAC Member

    PAC members are recommended for appointment by their local school district board of education and approved by the VBISD Board of Education. Every effort is made to ensure members represent each local school district and the various disabilities of students enrolled in our programs.
    PAC members also:
    • Attend and participate in meetings and training sessions to increase understanding about the education of students with disabilities
    • Share information and support other parents in collaboration with the local school districts and ISD programs
    • Facilitate the Excellence in Education PAC Awards to honor those persons who have gone above and beyond their role in educating and supporting students with IEPs
  • Contact Information
      Wendy Minor
      VBISD PAC Liason
    2018-19 PAC Meeting Dates
      VBISD Conference Center
      Cresthaven Room, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
      Regular Meetings:
      October 4, 2018
      November 15, 2018
      January 24, 2019 - CANCELED
      February 21, 2019 (This mtg will be held
      at the VBISD Special Services Center -
      Gala Room)
      March 14, 2019 
    Excellence in Education PAC Awards
      VBISD Conference Center
      April 25, 2019
      6:00-7:30 p.m.