Please Join us... End of Year Roundtable with Superintendent of Schools Kenny Salim and the Office of Student Services Cabinet Thursday May 17th at 6PM Cambridge Citywide Senior Center - 806 Mass Ave Childcare and Dinner provided Come hear what CPS has accomplished this year and what their plans are for next year! This is also … Continue reading Meet with CPS & OSS Leadership
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) wants your feedback for the Massachusetts IEP Improvement Project. This feedback is needed to make advancements with this initiative. District administrators and other staff have provided their feedback, and DESE is following up with a second survey specific to families, students with IEPs, and other interested … Continue reading DESE Needs Our Help!
Inclusion shouldn't be a lottery. View Trailer>> Reserve Tickets>> Description: Abandoned by his birth parents and presumed incompetent, DJ Savarese (“Deej”) found not only a loving family but also a life in words, which he types on a text-to-voice synthesizer. As he makes his way through high school and dreams of college, he confronts the … Continue reading “Deej” A documentary on Inclusion
MCAS: Access & Achievement for Students with Disabilities A Workshop for Parents and Professionals Presented by Federation for Children With Special Needs Saturday April 7th, 2018 at 1pm Cambridge CityWide Senior Center 806 Mass Ave This workshop will introduce the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) and how children with disabilities can participate in meaningful ways in MCAS. Childcare and … Continue reading MCAS Workshop for Parents
March 31, 2018 Dear Dr. Salim, Honorable Mayor McGovern, and Members of the CPS School Committee: We are writing to request that you address the dramatically inequitable distribution of resources devoted to family engagement via the position of Family Liaison. While we applaud the decision to expand the role of Elementary Family Liaison, we were … Continue reading Letter to School Committee
Minutes of the March 15, 2018 Business Meeting of Cambridge SEPAC Present: Zuleka Queen-Postell, Abraham Cherinet, Mercedes Soto, Karen Dobak, Lovett Holloman SEPAC Business meetings will be the Third Thursday of every month (except April vacation week) from 6-8pm. Location TBD. Next SEPAC workshop will be with Dr. Nadine Gaab on Reading Disabilities. Date TBD … Continue reading Dyslexia, Inclusion, Sub-Separates: March Business Meeting
Cambridge SE-PAC was well represented at the Visions of Community Conference held by the Federation for Children with Special Needs on March 10. Thanks to scholarships from Cambridge Public Schools and the Federation, a diverse group of CPS families were able to attend this annual conference in downtown Boston. The conference included three 90-minute breakout … Continue reading FCSN “Visions of Community”
Cambridge SE-PAC has partnered with Bay Cove Human Services to offer FREE Parent Network Support Groups Opportunities to: Talk to a group of parents who share your concerns in a safe confidential environment Access their resource library of over 800 books Receive one-on-one support, consultation, information and support at school meetings. Attend trainings based on parents needs Join their online Parent Support Network Light refreshment will be served Daytime Group: 1st & … Continue reading FREE Parent Support Groups
Please join other special education families for a relaxed and fun night out at one of our monthly SE-PAC Family Dinner Nights! Tuesday Feb.6th at 5:30PM- 8:30 at IHOP 16 Eliot St. Harvard Sq.
Early Man Saturday, March 17 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST Reserve your FREE Ticket Here>> SE-PAC's sensory-friendly movies are specially designed to accommodate students with disabilities who might have difficulty attending a public movie screening. The lights will be turned up, and the sound will be turned down to accommodate children with anxiety or … Continue reading Sensory Friendly Movie Series