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

June 10 at 2 pm: Final NSPAC meeting of the year will be a virtual meeting to include annual board election and a Q&A with special education administration. Please RSVP in order to receive the Zoom meeting information.

Any changes in the schedule will be posted here and on our Facebook Page.

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 precautions, recommendations and closing of schools, all NSPAC meetings and events have been cancelled until further notice. The annual Go the Distance awards ceremony will not be held this year; however, all who were nominated will receive a certificate and a copy of the write up submitted once a normal schedule is resumed.

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You can receive information, reach out to us with any questions, or stay updated via email or Facebook.

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.


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.