September 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

Newton SEPAC Open Board Meeting September 10, 2019 Board Members Present (7/7):  Lisa DePalma, Christine Carey, Rajeev Parlikar, Peter Shea, Brigitte LaMarche, Erin Kelly, Eliza Spaulding, Rocio Calvo School Committee Members, etc Present:  Matthew Miller, Anping Shen, Kim Gallaugher (Liaison Coordinator) Agenda: Welcome the 2019-20 SEPAC Board Board Introductions and Expectations SEPAC Mission and Activities … Continue reading September 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

SEPAC Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 10th

Please join the 2019-20 SEPAC Board for the first meeting of the school year! All meetings are 7:30-9:00 pm in Room 217 at the Newton Education Center, 100 Walnut Street. The meeting agenda is: Welcome the 2019-20 SEPAC BoardBoard Introductions and ExpectationsSEPAC Mission and ActivitiesBoard Member Priorities Proposed Presentation TopicsAny Other Business

Reminder: 4.23.19 Join The Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council and Newton Police Department

TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2019 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM ROOM 217, NEWTON EDUCATION CENTER, 100 WALNUT STREET NEWTON POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER BRETT FEROLITO – Community Outreach Officer & OFFICER JUSTIN LAU – Community Outreach Officer Join Newton’s SEPAC to hear from the Newton Police Department and their Community Outreach Officer’s.  Some of the topics they … Continue reading Reminder: 4.23.19 Join The Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council and Newton Police Department

4.9.19 Learn about Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Monitoring: Join us

Dear fellow parents and guardians, Please join us at the SEPAC open board meeting next Tuesday to learn more about how the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) monitors special education at Newton Public Schools. In the coming weeks, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Public School Monitoring (PSM) will conduct a Tiered … Continue reading 4.9.19 Learn about Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Monitoring: Join us

2.13.19 Presentation: Executive Function Skills in Children and Adolescents

Wednesday, February 13, 20197:30 – 9 pm AuditoriumNewton North High School457 Walnut StreetNewton, MA KRISTEN JACOBSEN, MS CCC-SLP This presentation is co-sponsored by Newton Public Schools Teach children to manage their time, space and materials (and keep their emotions in check)! This presentation will cover powerful strategies to help your child develop independent executive function; … Continue reading 2.13.19 Presentation: Executive Function Skills in Children and Adolescents

The 8th Annual Newton SEPAC Special Educator Awards

The Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council is pleased to announce: The 8th Annual Newton SEPAC Special Educator Awards Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Newton North High School Cafeteria 457 Walnut Street 6:30 pm: Buffet Dinner, Dessert, Beverages, and Mingling 7:00 pm: Awards Ceremony The Special Educator Awards are presented to Newton faculty and staff members … Continue reading The 8th Annual Newton SEPAC Special Educator Awards

May 12 Presentation on Special Needs Trusts and Estate Planning

The next NewtonPAC evening meeting will be held on Thursday, May 14 at 7:30 pm. in room 210 of the Education Center at 100 Walnut Street. Annette M. Hines, Esq., will be presenting on Special Needs Trusts and Estate Planning. The meeting will begin with networking and refreshments at 7:15 pm., and the presentation will … Continue reading May 12 Presentation on Special Needs Trusts and Estate Planning

March 29 Presentation on Restraint, Seclusion and Time-Outs, and the use of quiet rooms

The next NewtonPAC evening meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 29 at 7:00 pm. in room 210 of the Education Center at 100 Walnut Street. Dan Almeida, District Supervisor of ABA Services, will be presenting on the new State regulations and Newton's policy changes. The meeting will begin with networking and refreshments at 6:45 … Continue reading March 29 Presentation on Restraint, Seclusion and Time-Outs, and the use of quiet rooms