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
Transition — All Levels
March 4, 10am - 12pm; 36 Bartlet St., School Admin. Building, Conference Room B, 3rd Floor
Interim Director of Student Services, Amy Reese and her staff will discuss the procedures in place to ensure smooth transitions for students and families as they move up to the next level within the Andover School District (preschool to elementary, elementary to middle school and middle school to hight school). Staff from each school as well as SEPAC members will be available to answer questions.
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