Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)

Welcome to Lower Township Elementary Schools SEPAC: Special Education Parent Advisory Counsil

SEPAC Mission Statement:

The mission of the Lower Township Elementary Schools’ Special Education Parent Advisory Council is to facilitate communication between students, parents, staff, the Board of Education, and the community, with regards to the districts’ special education programs, for the purpose of advising the Board of
Education and administration on matters pertaining to improving the quality of special education district wide.

Greetings from the Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC). Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year we are inviting you to virtually attend our Spring SEPAC meetings. The following workshops are being offered to you through SPAN. Utilizing the provided link, you can register for the sessions of your choice.

NJ Resources and Options for Families - April 14, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This workshop will discuss resources and information SPAN can provide to families as well as various organizations and agencies to help families.

Literacy Strategies for Families - April 14, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Families play a crucial role in their child's reading development. This workshop will help families to support their child's reading achievement, especially children who are
struggling readers.

Basic Rights in Special Education: An Introduction to the Special Education Process -
April 14, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This presentation provides families with an introduction to their rights and responsibilities as parents of children with special needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the New Jersey Code, and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act.

Interventions and Supports for Struggling Students - April 27, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Students who may struggle academically and/or behaviorally can often benefit from early and intensive services and supports. This workshop will provide information on resources and helpful strategies for use at school and at home to help avoid student failure.

From Measurable Goals to Making Progress - April 28, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This workshop provides parents and professionals with strategies to create IEP with measurable annual goals and objectives as well as the required information regarding student progress.

Essential Components of the IEP - April 28, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This workshop provides participants with a review of the essential components of an Individualized Education Plan. As a result of this workshop, participants will better understand the IEP document and the parent's role in the development of an IEP.


If you have any questions, please reach out to Pat Cone 609-884-9440 or pcone@lowertwpschools.com

We look forward to meeting in person once this pandemic is over.

Debra Keeler
Supervisor of Special Services
Lower Township Elementary School District
609-884-9440 Ext. 5302

What grade-level is of concern to you?
Elementary School
Middle School
High School

What is your relationship to Special Education?
Parent of Classified Student

What topics are of interest to you and would motivate you to attend?

What would be the most convenient time for you to attend workshops?

What, if any, programs would you like to see the district implement?

Would you be willing to act as a liaison between your childs school and SEPAC?

Would you like to share your contact information with SEPAC?

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