The Newton Parent Advisory Council for Special Education (NewtonPAC) will host a meeting on High School Programs and Transition from middle school on January 20, 2016.

The meeting will be held in the Education Center at 100 Walnut Street, room 304 (subject to change).

The meeting will be from 6:30-8:00 pm  (An hour earlier than our usual time at the request of the early-rising high school staff who are coming to present)

The meeting agenda:

6:30 pm. Welcome and  Announcements

6:35-6:45 High School Administrators: What to expect from your transition Team meeting

6:45- 7:30 pm. High School Programs and Q&A
-Academic Support (North and South)
-The Learning Program
-Connections/ Neighborhood Inclusions (North and South)
-Community Connections (North)
-Communication and Organization (North)
-The Learning Program (South)
-Compass (South)
-Southside (South)
-Links (North)
-Step (North and South)
-Rise (South)
-Pilot (North)
-ABA (North and South)

7:30-8:00 pm.  Transition Issues Panel:  High School Administrators and parents
-Academic expectations and how to prepare children for high school
-Social and emotional issues in transition
-Common challenges and solutions

All NewtonPAC meetings are free and open to everyone.  Please check our website at for weather updates and cancellations.  If you have any questions, please email Eileen Sandberg at  Thanks!