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Leadership Training for SEPACs, Special Education Administrators and School District Community Members

Want to increase family engagement in your school community?

Looking for ways to attract more families to your parent group meetings? (SEPACs, ELPACs and PTA/PTOs)

Ready to take your Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) to the next level of excellence?

Whether you are new to SEPACs or a seasoned leader, the APPLE Institute has something for you.

UPDATE: The Spring 2022 APPLE Institute will be held virtually.
We are planning some online learning options around parent-school collaboration – short videos will be posted on our YouTube channel soon.  The Institute will be held over several days this Spring will a Fall follow-up.  Interested districts should apply using the online application and attach your Superintendent commitment letter by April 15th.  Districts will be notified on April 25th if they have been accepted for the 2022 APPLE Institute.


Institute Schedule: (all sessions will be held on zoom)

April 15 –  Application due

April 25 – Acceptance emails

April 25-May 4 – Online Learning (5 videos/1 hour of content)

May 6 – Full Convening of District Teams from 9AM-12PM

May – Individual Team Planning Sessions

June 10 – Reconvening of all Districts 10AM-12PM

For more information, contact MassPAC  at or call the Federation at 617-236-7210.