Agenda and Minutes

MassPAC Home SEPAC Forms and Templates SEPAC should share a meeting agenda with the public at least two days prior to their business meetings. A board meeting agenda typically includes the following items: Meeting Date, Time, and Location: Enter the board meeting date, time, and location (includeRead more

Vision and Mission Statements

MassPAC Home SEPAC Forms and Templates   A SEPAC can build shared commitment from its members by working to establish a Vision and/or a Mission Statement. These statements help answer questions such as, "Who are we" and What do we do"? A Vision Statement describes the focusRead more

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

MassPAC APPLE Conference Information Workshops Apply Today Resources 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 from 2005-2009.  Research surveys andRead more

APPLE Resources

MassPAC APPLE Conference Information Workshops Apply Today Resources APPLE Project Brief 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,Read more