SEPAC Corner - News, Happenings, and Upcoming Events for FRCS SEPAC

Welcome to the SEPAC Corner! 

 
This recurring newsletter posting will feature news, happenings, and upcoming events sponsored by FRCS Special Education Parent Advisory Council.  Learn more about SEPAC at FRCS, how it supports our school, and and how YOU can get involved! Contact:  [email protected]

1. FRCS SEPAC is currently recruiting volunteers for a number of positions within the organization. 

 
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Available Positions within SEPAC:
  • Vice President:  The Vice President assists in overseeing SEPAC's operations and activities, supporting the President, and may lead specific initiatives. They work collaboratively with other board members to ensure the organization's objectives are achieved.
  • Treasurer: The Treasurer manages the financial aspects of SEPAC, maintaining records, creating budgets, and ensuring financial compliance. They report on the organization's financial status at meetings and handle financial transactions.
  • Secretary: The Secretary documents meeting proceedings, maintaining accurate records, and distributing minutes and official records to members. They may also handle correspondence and communications for the organization.
  • Parent Liaison: Serving as a bridge between
  • ts in overseeing SEPAC's operations and activities, supporting the President, and may lead specific initiatives. They work collaboratively with other board members to ensure the organization's objectives are achieved.
  •  SEPAC and parents of students with disabilities, the Parent Liaison offers support, information, and resources. They may also organize support groups and mentorship programs to enhance parent and caregiver engagement.
  • Event Coordinator: Responsible for planning and organizing SEPAC events that align with its mission. The Event Coordinator ensures that events are inclusive, well-executed, and achieve their intended goals, often collaborating with committees and volunteers for successful execution.
  • Outreach Coordinator: Managing communication and outreach efforts, the Outreach Coordinator engages and informs the community, maintains the SEPAC's online presence, and educates the broader community about special education issues while fostering relationships with external stakeholders.
 
Should you have an interest in the position, please send your inquiry to: [email protected]
 

2. Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events and Workshops
Thursday, February 15, 2024, 7:00pm -9:00pm
IEP workshop
Workshop: Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP
Please use the link below to register for the workshop.
https://fcsn-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwud-iqrj8oHtzJ5CBXkTkN3Zi1p8c0iVqG
 
Workshop Topics:
•Why the IEP is Important
•Who is eligible for an IEP
•How the IEP is Developed
•Strengths and Concerns
•Vision Statements
•IEP Sections including PLEP A & B, Annual Goals and Service Delivery Grid
•Differences between Accommodations and Modifications
•Response, Placemen tand Consent
•Procedural Safeguards and more! 
 
For more information about the educational workshops available from The Federation for Children with Special Needs, please visit us at fcsn.org/ptic/workshops or email: [email protected]