Special Education Parent/Professional Advisory Council (SEPAC) is an active support and advisory network. SEPAC is a group of parents, professionals, and administrators who work together for the benefit of the special needs children in the Northshore School District. SEPAC sponsors monthly presentations, and also holds a monthly board meeting to discuss and advise on district special education programs.
SEPAC WEB SITE
SEPAC Outstanding Service Awards
April 30 Nomination Deadline
A little appreciation goes a long way. . .here's a great way to express it!
SEPAC is now accepting your nominations for the 2012-13 Outstanding Service Awards! Share your stories about Northshore teachers, staff members, students and community members who go "above and beyond" every day—for every child. Click here to download nomination form.
SEPAC James MacDonald Inclusion Grant 2012-13 Recipients
SEPAC, as part of its mission to promote inclusive school communities, awards an annual grant up to $2,000 to a school (or schools) in the district who submit a proposal for a project, program or event which promotes the inclusion of ALL students, makes a positive difference in the community, is student-initiated and builds leadership in the student body.
The 2012-13 grant recipients are:
- Canyon Creek Elementary School, awarded $1,600 for its "Families" project.
- Leota Junior High School, awarded $400 to bring an enhanced version of the WEB (Where Everyone Belongs) program to the school.
Click here to read more about the two recipients' projects.2012-13 Presentations and Meetings
(Click here for the SEPAC presentations and meetings year at a glance.)
SEPAC presentations are held on Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. at Northshore School District's Administrative Center, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, in the Dr. G.E. Ricketts Board Room. These are free events; no RSVP required. No childcare provided. Information on the topics is posted here as it becomes available.
2012-2013 Presentation Schedule (please click on month to download informational flier)
2012-13 Meeting Schedule
SEPAC meetings are usually held the second Monday of the month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Northshore School District's Administrative Center, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, in Room 201. The meetings are free, no RSVP required and no childcare provided.
During the meeting, committee reports are given, special education directors share what is happening district-wide and systemic issues are discussed. While there is not a lot of time spent on individual issues, it is good to voice any concerns to SEPAC executive members prior to meeting start or email ideas to SEPAC Chairperson for future agenda items. In attendance are typically parents, teachers, principals and Special Education administrators.
2012-13 Remaining Meeting Dates
|June 10 (End of Year Potluck/Retreat) - for information, sign up to receive emails via SEPACnews.|
For more information about SEPAC's monthly meetings, presentations, or for any other questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Web site, www.sepacnsd.org.
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