Special Education Parent Teacher Association

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 wih 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 eduction, including the identification and placement procedues 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 (2017-18):

  • President:                    Jennifer Roth
  • Co-Vice Presidents:    Catherine Jacques & Kim Stevenson
  • Secretary:                   Jennifer Olander
  • Treasurer:                   Stephanie Lane
  • Teacher Rep:              Jill Polinsky

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

Presentation by local attorney on Medicaid, ABLE Accounts and Special Needs Trust - Wednesday, November 29th, 7:00pm at the Avon Free Public Library.

Please visit Facebook Page - Search term: Avon SEPTA.


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Please visit Facebook Page - Search term: Avon SEPTA

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