Special Education Parent Advisory Council

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

Upcoming events

Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety; Parents Guide to Survival

Tue, April 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, St. Augustine's Religious Center, 35 Essex Street

Dr. David Stember will cover the developmentally normal anxieties that young children and young adults face, tools that parents can utilize to help empower their kids, and signs that suggest more significant difficulties. Dr. Stember will touch upon strategies that all parents can use, as well as approaches he utilizes to assist individuals who display more concerning symptoms (e.g., anxiety, learning and spectrum disorders).

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

Come join us!

Meeting schedule

September 2, 2014 @ 12:30pm
October 7, 2014 @ 7pm
November 18, 2014 @ 7pm
December 2, 2014 @ 7pm
January 6, 2015 @ 12pm
February 12, 2015 @ 12pm
March 3, 2015 @ 12pm
April 7, 2015 @ 7pm
May 5, 2015 @ 12pm
June 2, 2015 @ 7pm

Meeting location

St. Augustine's Religious Education Center, Room 205 - 207, 35 Essex Street, Andover, MA
Please read St. Augustine's Policies and Procedures

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