CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ The director of special education for the West Virginia Department of Education has been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE).
Lynn Boyer, who also is executive director of Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning, is one of eight members on the board. Others are from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The association is a not-for-profit organization established in 1938 to promote and support education programs and related services for children and youth with disabilities in the United States and outlying areas. It is a mission-driven organization dedicated to providing services to state agencies to maximize educational outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Its goals include striving to improve educational results for children with disabilities through education reform, promoting educational equity for all children and building effective family-school partnerships.
For more information, contact the West Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Communications at (304) 558-2699.