The Role of the SENCO
Nov 27th (7pm)
Facilitator: Rose Marie Flanagan
Rose Marie Flanagan will outline the complex role of the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator at post-primary level.
It will highlight the pertinence of a whole school approach to meeting the needs of our diverse learning environments.
It will explore challenges faced by SENCOs. It will offer practical tips and strategies to support the administrative role of the SENCO.
Rose-Marie Flanagan is an administrative Principal at St. Anne’s School, Ennis, Co. Clare. She worked as a SENCO, special class teacher and mainstream class teacher at St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Tulla, Co. Clare. Rose-Marie also completed a five-year secondment as an Advisor with the NCSE and currently works as an Associate with the NCSE. She designs and delivers seminars in SEN at third level also. She has a graduate Diploma in SEN and a Masters of Education in the area of Special Education, both awarded from Mary Immaculate College. Her current interests are Inclusion Policy and Practice, Social and Emotional learning, Positive Behaviour Support and Assistive Technology.