Q&A with State Representative Denise Garlick
Wednesday, December 8
Representative Garlick will discuss her work and accomplishments relevant to the SEPAC community. We will then have a period of Q&A during which the SEPAC community has the opportunity to ask questions related to concerns and goals for the education of children with disabilities.
Representative Denise Garlick has represented Needham, Dover, and Medfield in the Massachusetts House of Representatives since 2010. She is currently the Chair of The House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading.
Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP
Monday, November 1
This presentation will break down the Individual Education Plan (IEP) by section, explain its development, and describe how the document will support a student. Presented by Faith Morgan-Gaines B.S. Ed., M.P.P. for the Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN).
Faith Morgan-Gaines, B.S. Ed., M.P.P. is a Special Education advocate specializing in Learning Disabilities, Social-Emotional and Behavioral Challenges, and Early Childhood Special Needs. Holding a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's in Family and Child Policy, Faith is a former Teacher and Administrator of integrated classrooms. She is a trainer for the Federation for Children with Special Needs, an Educational Surrogate Parent for students in the custody of DCF, and a member of many organizations including Special Needs Advocacy Network (SpAN) of MA.
Slides / Handout
Needham's Special Education Services and Programs
Wednesday, October 13
Please join us for our annual overview of what Needham has to offer students with all types of needs at all of our schools, from preschool through age 22. This is an opportunity to meet all of the Special Education Directors, gain a general understanding of special education in Needham, and hear about what will be new this year.
Recording / Slides