• 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.


    2019-2020 Meeting/Training Dates & Times

    Wednesday, October 2, 2019 – 1:00 pm

    2nd Floor of the Clausen Administrative Complex in the large conference room


    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – 7:00 pm


    Understanding Parents Rights in Special Education (PRISE)

     Michele Gardner, M.Ed., Director of Special Services

    Parents Rights in Special Education Parent Training Session
    Wed, Nov 13, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

    Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

    You can also dial in using your phone.
    United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

    Access Code: 173-585-637

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    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – 1:00 pm

    2nd Floor of the Clausen Administrative Complex in the large conference room


    Wednesday, March 11, 2020 – 7:00 pm

    GLHS Media Center

    Accessing Services & Natural Supports

    CHOICES Consortium

    Jerisa Chiumbu-Maseko, The Arc of NJ, Planning for Adult Life

    Alison Goodrich, Community Access Unlimited
    Hosted by Steve Siebelts, GLHS School Social Worker

    Berkeley Heights Public School system is a part of the CHOICES (Communities Helping Others in Creating Effective Solutions) committee, and is pleased to host a presentation that addresses guardianship.  A representative from the ARC of NJ, Planning for Adult Life will provide this presentation. 

    RSVP:  Steve Siebelts, Social Worker, Berkeley Heights Public Schools, (908) 464-3100 ext. 2413, ssiebelts@bhpsnj.org



    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.