Monthly Presentations

Join us to discuss special education issues, programs, and concerns.

Wednesday, January 9, 2018
7:15 – 9 pm

Room 210, Education Center, 100 Walnut Street
Newton, MA

Elementary to Middle School Transition

NPS Student Services Team

Staff from the Newton Public School Student Services team will provide an overview of both neighborhood and city-wide middle school programs, as well as guidance on a successful middle school transition. This presentation is a valuable source of information for any parents preparing for an elementary to middle school transition within the next couple of years.

Contact with any questions. Please check this website for weather updates and cancellations.

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 28, 2018 Reducing Anxiety in Children, Jessica Minahan
At Newton North High School Auditorium
March 15, 2018 TBD
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.