SEPAC Contacts and Meeting Schedule
SEPAC PANDEMIC RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council) is a group of parents helping other parents with information, resources, and moral support. If you have one question or several, we can help! Please email us or come to a meeting.
- Morgan Brinker, SEPAC Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kristin Campione, District Contact, email@example.com
Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c.30A, Section 18, https://www.mass.gov/doc/open-meeting-law-order-march-12-2020/download, and the Governors March 23, 2020 Order imposing strict limitations on the numbert of people that may gather in one place https://www.mass.gov/news/governor-charlie-baker-orders-all-non-essential-businesses-to-cease-in-person-operation, the meetings below will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. The meeting links may be found in the agendas below:
Parent Networking and School Reopening SEPAC Meeting
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting:
MassPAC presentation of Basic Rights SEPAC Meeting
November, 2020 (Date TBA)
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting:
Check Back for meeting link
- Work toward improved understanding and respect for all children with special needs in our community.
- Provide a network of parents to share resources and to support one another through common interest and concern for our children.
- Encourage a partnership between the families of special needs children and the Quabbin Regional School District and, in doing so, improve the opportunities and education of special needs children.
- Promote and support an educational environment where each child is encouraged and provided with opportunities to attain their fullest potential.
- Become a SEPAC member; there are no membership fees
- Attend a presentation: Each year the Quabbin Region SEPAC offers free presentations, in addition to a Basic Rights seminar
- Come to a meeting: Attend our meetings, where experienced parents are available to answer your questions and to lend a supportive hand.
IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR PARENTS:
IDEA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Americans with Disabilities Act
Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities
United States, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Notice of Procedural Safeguards (Parent’s Rights Brochure)
A Parent’s Guide to Special Education
Problem Resolution System
Disability Definitions and Related Links