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Events

SESP Weekly Check-In

Online Event

SESP Weekly Zoom Meeting All SESPs are welcome. This will be an open zoom meeting format with RTSC support staff facilitating conversations around general questions that are common among Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs). For questions, contact Mary-Beth Landy at mlandy@fcsn.org or (617)-399-8341.

Free

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Berkley Public Schools This presentation is a comprehensive introduction into special education laws and procedures. We will delve into the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to do when

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Nashoba Valley Technical High School This presentation was developed to help families gain a deeper understanding of the IEP document. We will talk about why it is important, how it is developed and the different sections of the document. Further discussion will focus on what types

RTSC Online Orientation Training

Online Event

Become a Special Education Decision-Maker for a Child in State Custody Volunteers, known as Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs), serve as appointed educational special decision-makers for students in  the custody of the Department of Children and Families (DCF). SESP volunteers have the legal authority of a parent or

Free

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Tantasqua/Union 61 SEPAC This presentation is a comprehensive introduction into special education laws and procedures. We will delve into the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to do when

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Brooke Charter School This presentation is a comprehensive introduction into special education laws and procedures. We will delve into the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to do when

RTSC Online Orientation Training

Online Event

Become a Special Education Decision-Maker for a Child in State Custody Volunteers, known as Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs), serve as appointed educational special decision-makers for students in  the custody of the Department of Children and Families (DCF). SESP volunteers have the legal authority of a parent or

Free

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Hingham SEPAC This presentation is a comprehensive introduction into special education laws and procedures. We will delve into the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to do when you

POSTPONED – Basic Rights: Transition Planning

POSTPONED: New Date TBA Host: Dennis Yarmouth SEPAC This presentation addresses the planning involved when a student is of transition age. The importance of planning, the roles of both parent/guardian and student and the student’s post-secondary vision. We will discuss how to prepare for the transition planning

Bullying: What Parents Need to Know

Host: Millis SEPAC Our new presentation addresses what a bully is; the school’s legal obligation to prevent and address bullying; some strategies and tools for dealing with bullying; and how to address bullying in the IEP. We welcome both parents and professionals to join us for this

Creating a Post-Secondary Vision

Host: Old Rochester Regional School District Explains the role of the student’s post-secondary vision in transition planning, where to start, how to write a vision statement and how the vision can impact assessments and the transition planning process. Please sign up to attend through our Zoom registration

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Medford SEPAC This presentation was developed to help families gain a deeper understanding of the IEP document. We will talk about why it is important, how it is developed and the different sections of the document. Further discussion will focus on what types of services are


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