Special Education Parent Advisory Council Elects New Board Members

Next meeting on February 8th

Reading, MA January 31, 2022– The Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) elected new board members at its January meeting. Eunice Kenyon, Laura Joelson, and Maria Morgan hope to engage new and current members and provide a supportive, welcoming space for parents and caregivers of children with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans, or who are in the process of determining special education eligibility.

The Reading SEPAC works for the understanding of, respect for, and support of all children with special needs in the community. SEPAC promotes a network of parents of children with special needs, provides a forum to share information, advises the Director of Student Services, School Committee, and Superintendent on special education programs and policies, and parent and teacher training needs, promotes communication and sharing of information to encourage understanding, acceptance and inclusion of students with special needs, and provides informational workshops.

The SEPAC will hold its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 8th at 7pm at the RMHS library/media center. The board invites parents and caregivers to stay after the meeting for informal conversation. For more information on SEPAC.

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