What is SEPTA?
-SEPTA is a PTA within a school district. SEPTA brings together people who are interested in special education and children with special needs.
-SEPTA supports, strengthens and promotes the welfare of children with special needs.
-SEPTA promotes an understanding of special education and strives to enrich the lives of children with special needs.
WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF SEPTA?
-To ensure that all children receive an education that allows them to reach their full potential.
-To bring together parents, families and teachers of children with special needs in order to share their experiences.
-To educate parents about special education, including the identification and placement procedures for children with special needs.
-To inform legislators, school boards, and the community about the importance of special education programs.
-To improve the lives of children by providing cultural, social and physical enrichment.
-To advocate for children with special needs and their right to a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment.
SEPTA Officers (2016-17)
President: Stephanie Lane
Vice Pres: Jill Polinsky
Secretaries: Sophia Lampe & Jennifer Roth
Treasurer: Myra Frost
Grants Chair: Stephanie Sinclair
UPCOMING MEETING DATES:
Thursday, April 20th, 7-8:30pm in the Community Room at Avon Free Public Library. Topic will be transitions between school in Avon, as well as the big transition after high school.
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Please visit Facebook Page - Search term: Avon SEPTA
To become a member, please contact SEPTA.Avon@gmail.com