Join us to discuss special education issues, programs, and concerns.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
7:30 – 9 pm
Newton Education Center
100 Walnut Street
Transition to Post High School
Jill Curry, NPS Transition Coordinator
Jill Curry, NPS Transition Coordinator, will provide an overview of the transition planning process for students with disabilities. General transition planning information as well as information on transition assessment, preparing for employment, and strategies to support independence and student self-determination will be shared. Jill will share a range of community based resources for students as they consider their post-secondary plans and actions steps students, staff, and families can take to support a positive transition to adulthood.
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2017-2018 Monthly Presentations
|September 25, 2017||SEPAC Open Board Meeting – 2017-18 planning|
|October 5, 2017
||Update on Special Education in Newton, Karen Shmukler, Assistant Superintendent for Student Services, NPS
Presentation is available here.
|October 19, 2017
||SEPAC School Committee Candidate Forum
The Barry Price Center, Newton Highlands
School Committee and Mayoral candidate responses to questions from SEPAC members are here.
Video of the event is available here.
|November 8, 2017||Basic Rights in Special Education, Ruth Diaz, Federation for Children with Special Needs|
|December 6, 2017||Police Safety Awareness Presentation with a Focus on Individuals with Disabilities, Newton Police Department|
|January 9, 2018
||Elementary to Middle School Transition, NPS Student Services Staff|
|February 5, 2018
||Middle to High School Transition, NPS Student Services Staff|
|February 28, 2018||Reducing Anxiety in Children, Jessica Minahan
At Newton North High School Auditorium
|March 15, 2018||Financial Planning for Special Needs, Annette Hines, Esq. & Justin Merola|
|April 11, 2018||Transition to Post High School, Jill Curry|
|May 22, 2018||TBD
SEPAC Board Elections
|June 13, 2018||9th Annual Special Educator Awards Celebration
Newton North High School
Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council (Newton SEPAC) meetings are free and open to all people interested in learning more about special education.
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Education Center, 100 Walnut Street, Newtonville, in Room 210. Light refreshments and networking start at 7:15 p.m.