Westfield Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC)

The Westfield Public School Department understands the importance of working closely with parents, caregivers, agencies, and community groups and organizations to provide a continuum of high quality specialized programs and services to students with special needs.  As such, the Department works closely with the Westfield Special Education Parent Advisory Council to: 

*Work for the understanding, respect and support for all children with special needs
*Provide a forum for parents of children with special needs to share information and
  discuss matters concerning our children and the Westfield Special Education  
  Program
*Provide informational speakers to educate parents, educators and students on a
  variety of issues
*Collaborate on issues related to development of policies and practices, creation and
  improvement of programs and services, effective use of resources.

SEPAC Meeting Dates for 2016-2017 school year are as follows: 

September 8, 2016
October 6, 2016
November 3, 2016
December 1, 2016
January 5, 2017
February 2, 2017
March 2, 2017
April 6, 2017
May 4, 2017
June 1, 2017 

All meetings are held in the South Middle School cafeteria (30 West Silver St.)
from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Parents are encourage to participate in the SEPAC in any capacity that they can.  If you are unable to come to the meetings we encourage you to join our Facebook page:  Westfield MA Special Education Parent Advisory Council.  Here you can voice concerns and participate in discussions.  For internet safety, we ask that you do not post any personal information regarding details of your child's education. 

Parent Leadership Team:  
 Melissa Rutkowski
Rachel Bullock
Dawn Altieri
Michele Douglas

Please contact the leadership team with any questions or concerns at westfieldsepac@gmail.com