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Special Education Advisory Council (SEPAC) Agendas and Minutes


July 2020

September 2020

October - Presentation on Supporting Students Through Anxiety and Trauma

December 2020

February 2021

March 2021

April 2021

April 13, 2021 Agenda - Special Education Parents Rights Workshop - Please pre-register.



May 2021 - Presentation on Executive Functioning

June 2021

June 15, 2021 Agenda



September 2021

November 2021

The Hamilton-Wenham SEPAC is hosting a virtual meeting on Tuesday November 9th to vote on executive positions and outline the presentation plans for the year. This event is open to all H-W district parents and caregivers.

Date:  Tuesday November 9th

Time:  6pm

Meeting Recording

January 2022 Autism Disability Outreach Program Presentation

The H-W Special Education Advisory Council (SEPAC) invite all interested parties to a virtual event to hear an overview of a new program rolling out from the Hamilton and Wenham Police Department as changes to next year’s Special Education programming and budget. 

Date: Tuesday January 18th 

Time: 6pm

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82145241864

The Hamilton and Wenham Police Departments have worked to create an Autism-Disability Outreach program in what is now a “culture of awareness” in our district and beyond. This new program is in response to the varied needs of residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities and aims to provide a “total approach” to issues that these residents and police encounter through educationoutreach, and response. The main focus of the program is to provide a platform for those that don’t always have a voice. The goal of their outreach is to provide tools and resources which prepare for effective ways to ensure a safe, meaningful community. Officers receive training and education on ways to ensure positive, effective, and safe interactions between law enforcement and the Autism/IDD communities. They will also work with caregivers and those who have Autism/IDD on ways to ensure that they are safe in the community. They will incorporate the concerns and questions of those they interact with to develop dynamic curriculums and presentations. Representatives from the Hamilton Police Department will be with us to further explain the rollout of the program and answer any questions you may have. 

We additionally will hear an update on changes to district student services and 2022-2023 budget from Stacy Bucyk, Director of Student Services. The presentation will cover what the Student Services department requested for budget allocation and why. Stacy gave a complete overview of district services previously which can be found here if anyone is curious about the definition and detail of district programs. 

Meeting & Presentation Recording

February 2022

Meeting Recording

The H-W Special Education Advisory Council (SEPAC) invites all interested parties to a virtual event. Eric Tracy will be joining us to discuss the SOA  grant and a survey that is going to be sent out during the process. A part of the SOA grant focuses on Special Education and feedback from families is needed. We additionally will be reviewing updates to the SEPAC bi-laws. 

Tuesday,February 15th 

Time: 6pm

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82145241864

March 2022

HWSEPAC Meeting, March 29, 2022

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