SEPAC statement to BOE 5-14-18

SEPAC will be making the following statement at tomorrow night’s Board of Education meeting. It’s an email that was sent to the administration on 5/2/18 and we have not heard a response. If anyone would like to come out in support of this request, please contact us @  Thanks!! Dr. Ficarra, Dr. Reisenauer andContinue reading “SEPAC statement to BOE 5-14-18”

SEPAC Letter to BOE Regarding 2018-2019 SOMSD Budget

March 23, 2018 Dear Members of the Board, We are writing to express our support for the proposed 2018-2019 SOMASD budget and to ask that you approve it on Monday evening.  We are encouraged that the current Administration seems to realize that the solution to historical programming and budgetary problems in special education is investmentContinue reading “SEPAC Letter to BOE Regarding 2018-2019 SOMSD Budget”

SEPAC Summary of SOMSD Section 504 Policy & Regulations

Special Education Parents Advisory Committee (SEPAC) Summary of SOMSD Section 504 Policy & Regulations This summary was prepared by SEPAC and is intended as an overview only. Parents and guardians should refer to the full Policy 5750.1 for complete details. Policy Summary The Superintendent or designee shall be responsible for the District’s efforts to complyContinue reading “SEPAC Summary of SOMSD Section 504 Policy & Regulations”

SEPAC Statement to BOE 7/16/2017 re: District 504 policy

I am Erin Siders from Maplewood, President of the Special Education Parents Advisory Committee (SEPAC). SEPAC would like to address the status of the regulations for implementing the Section 504 Policy.  The Board adopted the policy on September 19, 2016.   As you know, the Policy states that “within sixty days of the adoption of thisContinue reading “SEPAC Statement to BOE 7/16/2017 re: District 504 policy”

Welcome Back

A Note from Reesa Solomon, SEPAC VP: Hello fellow SOMSD families. Next month, I will be taking on the role of SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Committee) Vice President. In the last 2 weeks, I have heard many parents discussing issues regarding IEPs and 504s, communication with case managers, student schedules, etc. SEPAC is lookingContinue reading “Welcome Back”

SEPAC Statement at BOE Meeting

SEPAC Statement to the Board of Education                        January 25, 2016   Good evening.  I’m Jenny Lindstrom, President of SEPAC, the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee. I first want to welcome the new members of the board and say to all of you that SEPACContinue reading “SEPAC Statement at BOE Meeting”