About MassPAC

MassPAC at the Federation is the statewide organization providing information, training and networking opportunities to Massachusetts special education parent advisory councils (SEPACs) and the professionals who collaborate with them. MassPAC encourages parent leadership and parent-school district partnerships. Beginning in 1986, Massachusetts state law has required all public

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SEPAC Networking Meetings

MassPAC Home MassPAC organizes regional networking meetings to assist SEPACs in sharing resources and ideas. SEPAC officers from a local geographical region will be invited to attend these MassPAC-led events. Held at a school or public library, these informal get-togethers are a great way for new officersRead more

APPLE Project Brief

APPLE Project Brief (PDF) The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) Brief reports on the experiences of Massachusetts’ school districts that participated in the Advancing Parent Professional Leadership in Education (A.P.P.L.E.) Institutes over the past four years. Research surveys and interviews with parents of children with IEP’s were

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APPLE Resources

Parents often are called upon to serve in capacities that go beyond representing the interests of their own family and child. They may be asked to collaborate with professionals in efforts to improve or redesign services, programs, and policies that impact many families. Committees, task forces, and

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