• Special Education Parent Advisory Committee: Parents of students with IEP's are encouraged to participate in a group to share ideas, provide input and foster a relationship of collaboration and open communication with the District Department of Special Services. Meetings and workshops are subject to change - please visit our webpage to ensure up-to-date meeting dates/times/locations. Meetings will be moderated by the Director of Special Services and/or the Supervisor of Special Education.

    2022-2023 SEPAC Meeting Dates

    Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 1:00pm - In-person at the Administrative Building, 2nd floor Conference Room

    Tuesday, December 13, 20222 at 12:00 pm - Virtual via Google Meet

    Our Transition Coordinator, Emily DeMaio, has organized a virtual parent information session with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. DVRS supports adults with disabilities in a wide range of ways. Parents are encouraged to attend. Google Meet information is below:

    https://meet.google.com/ybg-weui-nuf

    Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:00pm - Virtual via Google Meet

    1:00-1:45 pm - PreK - 5th Grade Parents

    1:45-2:30 pm - 6th - 12th Grade Parents

    Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/wcc-eecp-pky 

    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 424-338-0108‬ PIN: ‪997 897 993‬#

    Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 1:00 pm - In-person  at the Administrative Building, 2nd floor Conference Room

    Guest Speaker: Fred Buglione, CEO, New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education  

    Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 7:30 pm - Virtual or In-person at GLHS

    SSI & Medicaid: How to Apply & Why You Need to Do So presented by The Arc of NJ

     

     

    Information from Past Parent Training Opportunities

    Helping Students with Disabilities Transition from High School to College and Achieve Success 2-16-22

    Some of the links that Elizabeth shared during her presentation that was posted to the chat are below:

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/collegephysicaldisabilitychronicandmentalhealth

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1181575495915698/

    http://www.accessiblecollege.com/

    The handout can also be found below. It is not to be shared or posted elsewhere online please.

    Handout: Hamblet College Handout

    Getting Ready to Learn at Home

    Our district occupational therapists, Joanna Trainor and Jaime Cucchiara, will be hosting a parent training session on March 23, 2022 from 1:00-1:30 pm via Zoom - they will share resource documents they have put together for parents and provide an overview of those documents. This workshop is geared toward parents of K-6 students. Learn realistic strategies to prepare your children to get ready to complete homework to the best of their abilities. 

    Recording of Session: Ready to Learn at Home Recording

    Handout from Session:  Getting Ready to Learn at Home Handout

    DVRS Presentation Slides 11-30-21

     

    BOE Meeting Presentation 10/14/21

    Collaborative Consultation BOE Presentation 10-14-21

     

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    New members are welcome and encouraged to attend!

    These meetings/workshops are subject to change. Please check the Special Services website for an accurate, up-to-date list of SEPAC meeting dates. Additional workshops and parent training opportunities will be posted as they are shared with us from surrounding districts and the Morris-Union Jointure Commission.