The Milton Special Education Parent Advisory Council (Milton SEPAC) is a parent run, nonprofit organization in Milton, Massachusetts dedicated to providing information, support and advocacy to families with children with special needs and/or learning disabilities in the Milton Public Schools. 

(4) Parent advisory participation. Each school district shall create a district wide parent advisory council offering membership to all parents of eligible students and other interested parties. The parent advisory council duties shall include but not be limited to: advising the district on matters that pertain to the education and safety of students with disabilities; meeting regularly with school officials to participate in the planning, development, and evaluation of the school district’s special education programs. The parent advisory council shall establish by-laws regarding officers and operational procedures, and, in the course of its duties, the parent advisory council shall receive assistance from the district without charge, upon reasonable notice, and subject to the availability of staff and resources. The district shall conduct, in cooperation with the parent advisory council, at least one workshop annually within the school district on the rights of students and their parents and guardians under state and federal special education laws. (See MGL c71B, 1C and 3)
— MA Education Laws and Regulations: 603 CMR 28.07 (4) Parent Involvement

 

Executive Board

2018-2019 Milton SEPAC Executive Board

Co-Chairperson -- Jennifer Grubler

Co-Chairperson -- Melissa Feldman  

Secretary -- Jamie DeCaro

Treasurer -- Clare Keating

School Representatives

Pierce:  Jessica Raider

Glover: Jenny Sheehan and Caitlin Amaral

Collicot: Jessica Raider

Cunningham: TBD

Tucker: TBD

Milton High School:  TBD

Preschool:  Aldo Guerrero

Out-of District:  Leslie Cheverie

 

Mission Statement

We strive to make a difference in the lives of students with special needs by:

• Providing families support, information and training on the special education process, and laws that govern their child’s right to a free and appropriate education in the least restrictive environment

• Networking and sharing resources to better support our children’s needs

• Working in partnership with the school district to create and improve positive outcomes for students with disabilities

• Promoting education, communication and programs within our community