The Quincy Special Education Parent Advisory Council is a state- mandated group of parents and other interested persons who work with teachers, administrators, and the School Committee to provide the best education for all in Quincy Public Schools.
A state-mandated group of caregivers who work with teachers, administrators, and the School Committee to provide:
-Opportunities for caregivers of children with special needs to share tips, advice and support.
-Opportunities for caregivers and educators to learn about special education, including the laws and regulations that protect a child receiving services under an individualized education plan (IEP) or Section 504 accommodations.
-Information about resources available to help children be successful, including educational materials, national support groups, speakers, technical assistance, enrichment activities, and professional services.
-Avenues for caregivers to participate in the development and evaluation of Quincy's special education programs.
Who should join?
Caregivers of children who currently receive or may need special education services, educators and administrators who serve children with special education needs and anyone interested in ensuring that all Quincy children receive an excellent education.
*Please note voting rights are reserved for caregivers who currently have a child enrolled in QPS on an IEP or Section 504 Plan
Ginger McGill - President
Sara Wood - President
Amy Blue - Secretary
Melissa Ricci - Vice President
Emily Daggett - Public Relations Officer
Darlene Wilson - Treasurer /Media
Important links SEPAC
The Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN) Parent’s Manual (available in multiple languages)
A guide from the Learning Disabilities of America provides information on rights and requesting an evaluation.
Special Education Laws:
State - Massachusetts Special Education Law
Meetings for 2023-2024
SEPAC Monthly Meeting Schedule
The SEPAC meetings are Virtual at 6:30 pm. on 2nd Thursday of each month.
If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Ginger or Sarah at email@example.com.
Meeting details are on Quincy SEPAC Website