SEPAC Basic Toolkit

SEPAC Basic Toolkit
MassPAC Home Advising the DistrictBy-LawsMission Statement/Annual GoalsOpen Meeting LawPublicityPublic Records LawBuilding MembershipFund-RaisingAnnual Calendar/Meetings MassPAC has collected information to help you start, maintain and grow your local Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC). The advice given on this website covers a wide range of ideas and should be tailoredRead more

Workshops

Workshops
Informing, Educating, Empowering Families At the Federation for Children with Special Needs, we strive to inform families of their legal rights, educate families about systems and strategies, and empower families to be their child’s best advocate. The Federation for Children with Special Needs presents workshops throughout theRead more

Community Support Services

Community Support Services

The Pathways for Parents program works with families who receive services from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the staff who support them. Eileen Sandberg is Coordinator for the Pathways program at the Federation for Children with Special Needs. Pathways works with DCF programs including

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SESP Mentorship

SESP Mentorship

The RTSC Mentor Team is comprised of SESPs with experience, patience, and ability to keep cool when those around them are losing it. They mentor the new SESP volunteers who are just getting started, by answering questions, offering advice, giving support, and sometimes simply listening when a

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RTSC and SESPP Partnership

RTSC and SESPP Partnership

RTSC Home SESPP Handbook SESPP is funded through a contract with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This contract is managed by two partner agencies, the Federation for Children with Special Needs, which provides recruitment and training services to program volunteers through the Recruitment, Training

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Overview of SESP Supports

Overview of SESP Supports
RTSC Home RTSC works to ensure that there are a variety of supports available to SESPs to assist you throughout your volunteer experience. Ongoing Support Call RTSC at (617) 399-8342 and ask for the RTSC Support Specialist Submit a question using the Online Support Form Check-in Sessions MentorshipRead more

Making a Difference Conference Overview

Making a Difference Conference Overview

Recruitment, Training, and Support Center (RTSC) for Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs) – Program and Conference Overview In accordance with the direction of the Mass Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Special Education Surrogate Parent Program responds to the mandates of federal special education laws which

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Accessing the Information Center

Accessing the Information Center

The Information Center is a free service for military-connected and civilian parents and professionals with questions about special education. It is staffed from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with trained volunteers and information specialists knowledgeable about federal / state special education laws and procedures

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