Save the Date: Year in Review Meeting, June 2023

Save the Date: Year in ReviewJune 15, 2023, 7:00pm Thursday, June 15 @ 7:00pm We’re in the home stretch! Save the date for our last meeting of the school year … we’ll look back at this year and look ahead to summer and fall. We’re hoping to do this one in person, so stay tuned forContinue reading “Save the Date: Year in Review Meeting, June 2023”

Meetup: Cup Chats (High School!), June 2023

Cup Chats: The Loft @ CHSJune 8, 2023 @ 6:30pm Thursday, June 8 @ 6:30pm CUP CHATS: THE LOFT @ CHS Do you have a rising 9th-12th grader with an IEP or 504? We hope you’ll join us for a special high school-focused gathering! Just like a regular Cup Chat, we’ll chat, we’ll share, we’ll connect.Continue reading “Meetup: Cup Chats (High School!), June 2023”

Announcement: Seeking 2023-2024 Board Members, May 2023

Seeking 2023-2024 Board MembersMay 2023 SEPAC SOMA is building our team for the 23–24 school year and we are seeking enthusiastic volunteers. Please consider lending your time, talents, and unique perspectives to supporting special education in our towns and making sure our kids get the support they need from the school district. Please join us!Continue reading “Announcement: Seeking 2023-2024 Board Members, May 2023”

Workshop: Making Sense, May 2023

Making Sense: Understanding Our Sensory Systems & RegulationMay 21, 2023, 3:00pm FREE PARENT WORKSHOP! MAKING SENSE: UNDERSTANDING OUR SENSORY SYSTEMS & REGULATIONOur sensory systems shape how we experience our worlds. But how often do we consider their impact on our children’s regulation and behavior? Join us for an opportunity to better understand sensory differences atContinue reading “Workshop: Making Sense, May 2023”

Meetup: Cup Chats, May 2023

Cup Chats May 9, 2023 @ 9:15am Tuesday, May 9 @ 9:15am📍Memorial Park (Baker & Valley) in MaplewoodCUP CHATS: Informal, in-person gatherings to connect with other parents and caregivers of kids with Special Education-related needs in our district. Now that spring weather is here, we’re meeting outside again. Our May meeting is BYOC&C … bring yourContinue reading “Meetup: Cup Chats, May 2023”

Workshop: Neurodiversity & Inclusive Communities, April 2023

Thursday, April 27th, 7:30pm via ZoomRegister here: WORKSHOP: Neurodiversity & Inclusive SpacesMarshall PTA and Balanced Kids are teaming up to provide a free parenting workshop and our SEPAC SOMA community is invited! During this workshop parents and community members will learn about different types of neurodiversity and how to create inclusive spaces and programsContinue reading “Workshop: Neurodiversity & Inclusive Communities, April 2023”

Workshop: Self-Compassion for Parents, April 2023

Workshop: Self-Compassion for ParentsApril 23, 2023, 2:00-3:30pm SELF-COMPASSION FOR PARENTS: The everyday life of a parent is full of high expectations, isn’t it? Often, we put ourselves last, so we’re excited to share an opportunity to set aside those expectations and give yourself the gifts of time and grace at our free SEPAC SOMA ParentContinue reading “Workshop: Self-Compassion for Parents, April 2023”

Announcement: Meeting Recordings Available on YouTube, 2022-2023

Missed a meeting?! SEPAC SOMA TV has got you covered! Watch our 2022-2023 virtual meetings on the SEPAC SOMA YouTube Channel! OCTOBER: SOMSD Special Services OverviewNOVEMBER: Anxiety in ElementaryJANUARY: Middle School & Mental HealthJANUARY: Mental Health Support @ CHSFEBRUARY: Race & Special EducationMARCH: IEP Meetings & Parental RightsMARCH: JESPY House Information Session

Announcement: Paraprofessional Appreciation Day, April 2023

Paraprofessional Appreciation DayApril 5, 2023 SEPAC SOMA and the SOMSD PTA/HSAs love our paras!We’re celebrating Paraprofessional Appreciation Day! We are grateful for their hard work, commitment to and compassion for the children in our district. So, the next time you see a para, be sure to say THANK YOU! ❤️ What do Paras do?Some students require theContinue reading “Announcement: Paraprofessional Appreciation Day, April 2023”

Request: Maplewood Master Plan, March 2023

Public Workshops: Maplewood Master PlanMarch 15 & April 15, 2023 Wednesday, March 15 & Saturday, April 15FEEDBACK OPPORTUNITY for MAPLEWOOD RESIDENTS:The Township of Maplewood is in the process of preparing a new Master Plan. These plans, which are required by the state to be updated at least every 10 years, are primarily focused on theContinue reading “Request: Maplewood Master Plan, March 2023”