The Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) is a volunteer-run, positive and solution oriented organization of parents of students ages 3-22 with special needs, medical challenges, and learning differences in the Northborough and Southborough School Districts.
There are 793 students on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and 423 students on 504 plans in our Districts.
Whether your child is already receiving support services or you are trying to determine if your child needs services, we are dedicated to providing information, resources and friendships to families.
- offers workshops and presentations
- facilitates networking opportunities
- provides a forum to share ideas and resources
- provides support to all families navigating the special education process
- works to increase disability awareness in the community
- collaborates with District administration and School Committee members related to the support, safety, and educational programs of students with special needs.
Full descriptions including locations and times for our meetings, events and presentations are posted on our Events page
Any changes in the schedule will be posted here and on our Facebook Page.
October 16: "Autism and Insurance: What Families Need to Know." Presented by Terri Farrell, Project Director of the Autism Insurance Resource Center, UMASS Medical School's Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center.
November 4: Basic Rights: Transition Planning (for IEP students ages 14-22)
November 6: NSPAC General Meeting
December 4: NSPAC General Meeting
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MEMBERSHIP and events are free and open to all interested parties.
The most up-to-date schedule of monthly meetings, informal gatherings, events, speakers, and programs is posted on our Upcoming Events page.
WHAT IS A SEPAC?
Special Education Parent Advisory Councils are state mandated advisory groups. We meet regularly with District Administration and School Committee members to participate in planning, developing and evaluating the District's special education programs.