Haverhill SEPAC Meetings

2019-2020 Meetings

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Agenda: Understanding Public Benefits and Managing Resources Through ABLE Accounts

Location: Haverhill High School Library

Time: 6:00 PM

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Agenda: Meet Superintendent Margaret Marotta and Director of Special Education Pamela MacDonald.

Location: Bartlett School

Time: 6:00 PM

Date: Monday, November 18, 2019

Agenda: Basic Rights Training presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs. Vote on new Haverhill SEPAC bylaws. 

Location: Haverhill High School Library

Time: 6:00 PM

Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Agenda: "Transition to Adulthood" hosted by the Haverhill Public Schools and the Arc of Greater Haverhill/Newburyport. Matt Scanlon, HPS transition coordinator, and Andrea Morris, from the Arc, will present.

Location: Haverhill High School Main Conference Room

Time: 6:00 PM

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Agenda: "Effective Communication" presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs.

Location: Haverhill High School Main Library

Time: 6:00 PM

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Agenda: TBD

Location: Haverhill High School Main Library

Time: 6:00 PM

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Agenda: "Kindergarten Readiness" presented by Kristi-Lynn Craig; Colleen Pelczar will present on "Organizing Your IEP Binder;" Jenny Arndt, campaign director of Haverhill Promise, will give an overview of Haverhill's grade-level reading initiative. 

Location: Moody School

Time: 6:00 PM

Date: April 2020

Agenda: Election of officers and meeting topic TBD.  

Location: TBD

Time: 6:00 PM

Date: May 2020

Agenda: Haverhill SEPAC Resource Fair.  

Location: TBD

Time: TBD

2018-2019 Meetings

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Agenda: Kickoff SEPAC 2018-19 / Basic Rights Training presented by Attorney Holly Lynch.

Location: Haverhill High School Library

Time: 6:00 PM

Haverhill SEPAC Meeting Minutes – October 30, 2018

 

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Agenda: Meet Superintendent Margaret Marotta and Director of Special Education Pamela MacDonald.

Location: Haverhill High School Library

Time: 6:00 PM

Haverhill SEPAC Meeting Minutes – November 27, 2018


Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

AgendaElf for a Night – Celebrate the holidays, and please bring an unwrapped toy.

Location: Smith's Tavern, 124 Essex Street, Haverhill, MA 01832 ($10 suggested donation = 1 beverage ticket) 

Time: 5:00 PM to 8 PM

 

Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

AgendaBasic Rights Training in Spanish presented by Olga Lopez from the Federation of Children with Special Needs (FCSN).

Location: Haverhill High School Library

Time: 6:00 PM

Haverhill SEPAC Meeting Minutes – January 22, 2019

 

Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 (rescheduled to February 26th due to weather)

Agenda: Amy Weinstock will discuss the Act Relative to Insurance Coverage for Autism (ARICA). The law, passed in 2010, requires private health insurers in Massachusetts to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Assistant Special Education Director John Demanche also will attend to answer related questions. 

Location: Haverhill High School Library

Time: 6:00 PM

Haverhill SEPAC Meeting Minutes – February 26, 2019

 

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Agenda: Organizing your IEP binder (Colleen Pelczar) and transition to kindergarten (Kristi-Lynn Craig). 

Location: Haverhill High School (Room K17)

Time: 6:00 PM

Haverhill SEPAC Meeting Minutes – March 12, 2019

 

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Agenda: Transition Planning 101: Speakers will include Andrea Morris, education and outreach manager at The Arc of Greater Haverhill-Newburyport; Aisha Nakazibwe, a senior vocational rehabilitation counselor at the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, and John Cruz from the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services. 

Location: Haverhill High School Library

Time: 6:00 PM

Haverhill SEPAC Meeting Minutes – April 9, 2019

 

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Agenda: Dr. Tiffany P. Hogan, who is Director of the Speech and Language (SAiL) Literacy Lab and Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute, will present Reading Development and Struggling Readers, Including Those with Dyslexia

Location: Haverhill High School (Main Conference Room)

Time: 6:00 PM

Haverhill SEPAC Meeting Minutes – April 23, 2019

 

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Agenda: Haverhill SEPAC Resource Fair

Location: Haverhill High School (Mall Area)

Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM