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Nominations for 2012-2013 Board Now Being Accepted

This message is for parents/guardians of children on IEPs or 504s and residing in Northboro or Southboro. 
 
We are now accepting nominations for officer roles for the 2012-2013 school year.  You may nominate yourself or someone else (probably a good idea to check with them first). 
 
Note, information about the election meeting date will be sent in a separate email.  
 
If you enjoy volunteering in a leadership role and are willing to make the commitment of service required by our NSPAC board officers, please consider nominating yourself. The officer term runs 8/1/12 – 7/30/13. Deadline for nominations is June 8, 2012.
 
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__Yes, I wish to nominate myself for a NSPAC board officer position.
 
I wish to nominate __________________________ for a NSPAC board position.
 
Please mark the position you are interested in:
President
Vice President
Treasurer
Secretary
 
Nominee Name:
Phone:
email:
 
Nominated by:
email:
 
Please return this information to nspac1@gmail.com by JUNE 8, 2012
 
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Because we all lead extremely busy lives, we try to keep meetings of the board to a minimum and conduct business via email and phone calls.    However, officers should plan to attend 1 monthly meeting with Special Education Administration.  Additionally, the president and/or vice-president (and other board members if available) attends the superintendent's parent advisory meeting also held monthly. (This group consists of the PTO chairs from across the district.)   I can answer any questions you may have about being a NSPAC officer.
 
We also have multiple people in the same role so that the work can be distributed among several people. (2 VPs, 2 Secretarys, 2 Presidents, etc.).  If you would like to step up and be mentored by an existing officer next year, please indicate that in your email.  We are very interested in having some new parents/guardians join us on the board.
 
 
As we plan for next year, we will have many volunteer opportunities available for our events and presentations. More to come.....
 
 
Regards,
Christine Cobb
 
PAC Regulation
"…. The school committee of any city, town, or school district shall establish a parent advisory council on special education. Membership shall be offered to all parents of children with disabilities and other interested parties. The parent advisory council duties shall include but not be limited to: advising the school committee on matters that pertain to the education and safety of students with disabilities; meeting regularly with school officials to participate in the planning, development, and evaluation of the school committee's special educa-tion programs. The parent advisory council shall establish by-laws regarding officers and operational procedures. In the course of its duties under this section, the parent advisory council shall receive assistance from the school committee without charge, upon reasonable notice, and subject to the availability of staff and resources. …