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Meeting Schedule/Location

  • The purpose of the Blind Task Force is to actively develop and achieve goals that guide the improvement of special education students with visual impairments.
  • The Blind Task Force shall meet at least quarterly. The time and place of the meeting will be fixed by the Chairperson.
  • Special meetings may be called by the Chairperson upon written request of any seven members of the Blind Task Force, or after consulting with DESE and DSS.
  • No business of the Blind Task Force shall take place without a quorum present. A quorum shall be constituted by those present rather than on a percent of the membership.
  • A member shall be deemed to have demonstrated good cause for his or her absence from a meeting when he or she submits an acceptable explanation for such absence to the Chairperson. The Blind Task Force by affirmative vote shall be the arbiter should controversy arise.
  • All members of the Blind Task Force or their designated substitute may vote on matters before the Blind Task Force. Notification of the use of designated substitute must be provided to the Chairperson prior to the opening of the meeting by the appointed member. No member shall cast a vote on a matter before the Blind Task Force in which he or she has a financial interest, or which might offer the appearance of impropriety.
  • All meetings of the Blind Task Force shall be open to the public except as provided in Chapter 610 RSMo.
  • The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education shall be responsible for assisting the Chairperson in securing meetings sites, preparing facilities, recording and preparing minutes and other administrative functions as necessary.

Blind Task Force Schedule

Date/Time Location
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Virtual WebEx Meeting
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
10:00 a.m. - TBA
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
10:00 a.m. - TBA
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
10:00 a.m. - TBA