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:
Wednesday, February 22nd at 7pm: Do you have questions regarding PPTs, IEPs, 504s?? Dr. Kimberly Mearman, Director of Pupil Services, and Tiffany Fox, Supervisor of Special Education will be at the Avon Free Library to answer all your questions!
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Please visit Facebook Page - Search term: Avon SEPTA
To become a member, please contact SEPTA.Avon@gmail.com