SEPAC: Special Education Parent Advisory Committee
The SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Committee) is composed of a group of parents with special needs students in the Rochester City School District. Together, this group works to provide a supportive environment for students, families, and educators who will help each student achieve their potential.
Goals of SEPAC
- Advise the District on matters that pertain to the education and safety of students with disabilities and meet regularly with school officials to participate in the planning, development, and evaluation of the District’s special education programs.
- Promote a network of parents of children with special needs and provide a forum to share information, and discuss matters of common concern and interest.
- Promote communication among families with special needs students and Rochester schools.
- Provide informational forums to parents, students, educators, and other professionals involved with children with special needs.
- Promote communications and programs within the community to encourage understanding, acceptance, and inclusion of children with special needs.
- Communicate with local, state, and national organizations, as well as councils and groups that support children with special needs.
Join SEPAC today.
The Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC) is seeking parents to join the committee. All meetings are open to parents of children receiving special education services in the Rochester City School District.
SEPAC holds monthly meetings on the second Monday of every month during the school year (may be subject to change).
If you are interested in applying to be a SEPAC Parent Representative or would like additional information, please call Zayra M. Lespier at 585-210-3183.