The Lockport Area Special Education Cooperative is governed by a Board of Directors made up of superintendents of the five member school districts. Currently Chaney-Monge District 88 serves as the administrative agent for the cooperative. The Board is made up of the following individuals:
Donna Gray, Chair (Lockport School Dist. 91)
Andy Siegfried, Vice Chair (Chaney-Monge School Dist. 88)
Joe Simpkins (Richland School Dist. 88A)
Diane Cepela (Fairmont School Dist. 89)
Jim Calabrese (Taft School Dist. 90)
Lockport Area Special Education Cooperative (LASEC) conducts regular Board of Directors meetings on the second Wednesday of the month at 9:00 am in the LASEC Board Room.
Board Meeting dates for the 2020-2021 school year are as follows:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that nearly 1% of children in the U.S. have some form of autism, a nearly 20-fold increase from the 1980s. Researchers, who attribute much of the rise to public awareness and a broader meaning of the disorder, continue to seek insight into possible causes and treatments.