Andover Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is a volunteer group of parents of children with disabilities, who are an advisory council. The SEPAC mandated objectives is "...to advise the school committee on matters that pertain to the education and safety of students with disabilities; meeting regularly with school officials to participate in the planning, development, and evaluation of the school committees special educational programs." (Excerpt from Massachusetts special education law, Section 3 of Chapter 71B that pertains to PACs)
Parent's Guide to Special Education
"The purpose of this guide is to explain the special education process so that, if your son or daughter does receive special education
services, you can work effectively with the school as a member of your child's special education team."
View the Parent's Guide to Special Education
Meet & greet with Dr. Valerie Flynn, interim director of student services, is scheduled for December 9, 2015 from 7 - 9pm.
The location is TBD.
This is an opportunity to meet the interim director and hear from her about the special edicuation program in Andover Public Schools. There will also be a question and answer period. Live questions will be taken, or you can send in questions for our moderator to ask.
Please send your questions to SEPAC at firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPAC's presentation to the school committee — January 15, 2015
View SEPAC's presentation
SEPAC recommendations are based on results from the;
— Needs Assessment Survey,
— Dept. of Elementary, and Secondary Education (DESE) report,
— Corrective Action Plan (CAP),
— 2009 & 2013 Walker Reports