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Special Education Parent Teacher Organization Network

(A Special Education Parent Advocacy Group based in Milford, Connecticut)

Providing Resources and Support for Parents and Teachers

 



BREAKING NEWS!

Special Education Day at the State Capitol in Hartford

Tuesday, May 2,

10:00 am to 12:00 noon

This year’s Special Education Day at the State Capitol will feature a special guest -- Rookie-of-the-Year racecar driver Devin O’Connell, who will announce his new “Champion Challenge” to help young people overcome personal challenges. 

There will be opening remarks by Senator Ted Kennedy Jr., unified music, robotics and a special art display from the American School for the Deaf. 

Light refreshments will be served.

Come celebrate the achievements of special education students. 

And, help us remind our legislators that special education is vital to the success of our children. 

This year’s Special Education Day at the State Capitol will feature a special guest -- Rookie-of-the-Year racecar driver Devin O’Connell, who will announce his new “Champion Challenge” to help young people overcome personal challenges. 

There will be opening remarks by Senator Ted Kennedy Jr., unified music, robotics and a special art display from the American School for the Deaf. 

Light refreshments will be served.

Come celebrate the achievements of special education students. 

And, help us remind our legislators that special education is vital to the success of our children.

Registration:  ALL are welcome to attend. 

Registration in advance is requested.  It’s easy!  Forward your name, town and number of people in your group to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Questions? Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Parking:  Limited public parking is available in the parking garage next to the Legislative Office Building.  On-street metered parking and commercial parking lots are also nearby

Hope to see you on May 2!

Kevin Daly, Chair

Connecticut Special Education PTO Alliance

 


*Easton's Way
- A Poem that sums up the reason for what we do.

http://www.septonetwork.org/forum/general-discussion/58-easton-s-way-a-poem#71

PRIMARY MISSION

To help new Special Education parents AVOID THIS:

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And to:

  •  Provide vital information and support.
  •  Help parents understand Special Education issues.
  •  Equip parents to hold schools accountable for effective educational results.
  •  Advance the quality and delivery of Special Education services.

Parent Support Group Get Togethers

Monthly - Usually the last Wednesday. (See our Calendar)

Next Date:

Date:   Thursday, MARCH 16

Topic: Mock PPT Meeting              

Time:     6 pm* to 8 p.m.

Place:   Margaret Egan Center, 35 Matthews St, Milford, CT 06460

You Are Invited to Attend a MOCK PPT MEETING 

What will happen at my child’s PPT meeting?

How should I prepare for it?

How do I tell my concerns to the PPT team?

What if I disagree with the PPT team?

This mock PPT meeting will simulate the situations that confront parents at PPT meetings and will explain how to successfully navigate through them.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions.  Moderated by Kevin Daly, Special Education Consultant and Parent Advocate with Daly Consulting.

* A light dinner and refreshments will be provided from 6:00 to 6:30 followed by the presentation.

Please RSVP to:

Sheri Romblad at 203-506-5710; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Carmina Cirioli at 203-234-9554; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


For more information or assissance please contact:

Susan St. Pierre, President 

203-640-8017 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Typical Monthly Format

7 pm - 9pm:   Closed Door Parent Support Group (Parents Only)

OTHERWISE:

with a Guest Speaker:
7 pm - 8 pm:  Open Public Meeting / Guest Presenter
8 pm - 9 pm:  Closed Door Parent Support Group (Parents Only)

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CALENDAR

Be sure to check the CALENDAR listings for Special Education Events, Workshops, Seminars, Etc. in the area.

 

FORUM & EMAILS

Register at our FORUM (Top Left this page) to:

  1. Gain FULL ACCESS to our on-line discussion "Topics" in the Forum: both viewing and posting.
  2. Recieve periodic Newsletters and timely emails.

 

AFFILLIATION:

Connecticut Special Education Parent Teacher Organization Alliance

(CT SEPTO Alliance)


 

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