Newton PAC meeting, this Thursday, Dec 1st, Rm 210, 100 Walnut St

Please join the Newton Parents Advisory Council for Special Education (PAC) at our next meeting – THIS THURSDAY evening, Dec 1st.

If you have any questions about the meeting or the PAC, please contact your M-S liaison, Jess Wilson at

Hope to see you there!

Basic Rights in Special Education Law, presented by Tim Sindelar, Esq.

Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 PM

Learn your rights and responsibilities under special education law so that you can more effectively advocate for your child.  Learn the basics of Federal special education law Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Massachusetts special education law (Chapter 71B) and 504 plans under civil rights laws.  Learn about eligibility, evaluations, free and appropriate education (FAPE) and least restrictive environment (LRE).  Everyone can benefit from learning or reviewing your basic rights!

The presentation will be held in Room 210 at 100 Walnut Street.  Light refreshments and networking begin at 7:15 PM.  The presentation will begin at 7:30 and end at 9:00 PM.

Bring your questions!

A summary of Education Rights can be found at

Also on December 1st, from 9:30 to 11:00 am in room 304 of the Ed. Center

Meeting about Summer Services for Summer 2012

Joint NewtonPAC and NoNAP meeting with Judy Levin-Charns and staff.

Information about eligibility for Extended School Year (ESY) Services can be found at


Sandy Baird
Co-Chair, Newton Parent Advisory Council for Special Education

Newton Parent Advisory Council (NewtonPAC) for Special Education meetings are free and open to all people interested in learning more about special education in Newton.