Each month RTSC secures recognized leaders in their respective fields to present on various special education and related topics geared toward supporting the at-risk population of students throughout the state and beyond. Register to attend one or more of the webinars below for an opportunity to engage with our presenters during the Q&A session which follows the presentation.
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Role of a Special Education Parent Advisory Council
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 @ 12:30 PM Eastern Time
Presenter: Leslie M. Leslie
Project Director/MassPAC and APPLE
Federation for Children with Special Needs
Leslie joined the Federation in 2011 and serves as Project Director for the MassPAC and APPLE projects. She provides technical assistance to both Special Education Parent Advisory Councils (SEPACs) and District special education administrators. MassPAC conducts leadership training and networking opportunities for parent leaders, coordinates the statewide MassPAC Listserve, and maintains a statewide database and website. Leslie represents the Federation on numerous statewide coalitions and advisory groups as well as providing support for the LINK Center at FCSN. Leslie directs the annual APPLE institute which assist school district teams to build an action plan to support family engagement.
Leslie is the mother of two young adult sons, both of whom face learning challenges. Leslie was a co-founder of the Westborough SEPAC in 2001. Leslie holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Political Science from Tufts University and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.