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Berlin-Boylston Regional School District
Special Education Parent Advisory Council



About Us


What is a SEPAC?

working together SEPAC is the Special Education Parent Advisory Council. Every school district is required, by law, to have one. As a group, we support parents and guardians of children who have an IEP, 504 Accommodation and/or Out-of-District Placement.


What is our SEPAC‘s Mission?

The mission of the Berlin/Boylston SEPAC is to work toward the respect, understanding, support, and appropriate education for all children with special needs in our community:


To do that, we:

• Advise the school district on:

• development and operation of special education programs
• parent and teacher training needs
• policy development

• Create a network of parents of children with special needs and a forum to share information
• Promote communication and programs within the community to encourage understanding, acceptance, inclusion and compassion toward all children
• Offer informational forums to parents, educators, students and professionals
• Provide information to SEPAC members on local, state and national organizations, councils and groups
• Assist members in locating information related to Special Education law
• Support the special education staff with volunteers and resources where possible


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What are our SEPAC‘s activities?

• Regular monthly meetings
• Guest speakers
• Social events
• Fundraising
• Scholarship awards
• Lending library
• Personal, confidential, parent-to-parent support
• Online Parent support


SEPAC is also visible and connected to the school community as members or attendees at meetings for these school and parent groups:
• Berlin & Boylston Parent-Teacher Associations
• School/Community Committees