Providing meeting notice

  • For preschool students, meeting notice must also be given to each CPSE member, including the appointee of the municipality.

  • NYS Education law requires that meeting notice for a preschool child be provided in writing by first class mail, postage prepaid, facsimile or personal service.

    • Exception: When parents agree to e-mail notification

  • Parents of preschool and school-age students may elect to receive the notice of meetings by an electronic (e-mail) communication if the school district makes such option available.

  • If meeting notices are sent by e-mail, district must maintain copies of the dated electronic mail communication to the parent.

Speaker Notes:

Slide 11: Providing Meeting Notice

  • Meeting notice must be given to the parent(s) of the student.

  • For preschool students, meeting notice must also be given to each CPSE member, including the appointee of the municipality.

  • New York State Education law (section 4410(3)(a)(2)) specifically requires that meeting notice for a preschool child be provided in writing by first class mail, postage prepaid, facsimile or personal service.

  • However, parents of preschool students, as well as parents of school-age students, may elect to receive the meeting notice by an electronic (e-mail) communication if the school district makes such option available.

  • If meeting notices are sent by e-mail, the district must ensure that they maintain copies of the dated electronic mail communication to the parent(s).