The Fairfield SEPTA typically meets the last Wednesday of the month. Meetings typically start at 7:30pm
September: 9/30/2020 -"Meet" and hear from the FPS Special Education department coordinators... new faces and change-driven plans to help ensure special education students and staff are supported and prepared to learn and grow this year!
Fairfield SEPTA typically meets the last Wednesday of each month. For the 2020-2021 school year we expect to meet virtually and will post the link for the meeting on our website.
A Zoom meeting link will be posted prior to the meeting.
October: 10/28/2020 -Vote in your new Board, Approve our 2020-21 Budget and stay to hear a special Presentation: Onboarding New Caregivers.
As we all scramble for more in-home support for our remote and hybrid learners; how do we give them a crash course in the nuances in working with our unique and sometimes challenging students.
Rehab Associates team will share topline tips on what and how to prepare a new caregiver to work with special needs children. Insights and best practices from their Special Needs Caregiver Training.
All meeting will take place from 7:30- 9pm Library @ McKinley Elementary School, 60 Thompson Street. Child Care available* in APR unless otherwise noted
SEPTEMBER: 9/25/2019 Welcome to the 2019/20 School Year! Meet the Staff and Open house
DECEMBER: 12/18/19 Cookie Walk & Parent Social
APRIL: 4/29/20 Provider Fair
JUNE: TBD - End of year event
Child care is provided by Kids Care. You must be a member in good standing (current membership and dues paid). Kids care is onsite and only available for the duration of the meeting.
*To reserve a spot for Kids Care for any meeting please email: President@FairfieldSEPTA.org
Meeting Minutes & Reports
DECEMBER 2019 12/18/2019 Cookie Walk 9:00- 12:00pm Building Lobby 501 Kings Hwy East
Holiday Parent Social 7-10pm Location and details TBD
OCTOBER 2018 10/24/2018, 7:30- 9pm Library @ Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road
After the business meeting, Fairfield SEPTA welcomes Shelley Macaluso, Medicaid School-Based Services Coordinator will explain the Medicaid Billing process with parents and answer any parent questions regarding the Medicaid School-Based program for Special education and 504 students.
NOVEMBER 2018 11/28/2018, 7:30- 9pm Library @ McKinley Elementary School, 60 Thompson Street. Child Care available* in APR
Kate Maxham, Staff Attorney from the Probate Court will discuss current revisions to the guardianship program as well as an overview of guardianships and conservatorships for parents as their children turn 18.
DECEMBER 2018 12/19/2018, 9:00- 12:00pm Building Lobby 501 Kings Hwy East
This is a beloved event raising funds and holiday cheer...But we need your support! We need you to Bake, Bake, Bake. Click HERE to signup to help out and/or let us know what fantastic sweet you will be making!
The annual Cookie Walk will take place at Central Office (501 Kings Highway) from 9am - 12 pm (or while supplies last!). Come fill a box (or 2) of eclectic holiday sweets perfect to bring to any family event! $15 per box – Cash or Check
FEBRUARY 2019 2/27/2019, CANCELLED
MARCH 2019 3/27/2019, 7:30- 9pm Library @ Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road
We will announce the details of this years' SEPTA grant recipients and have invited some current and past grant recipients to come and talk about the programs they have initiated with these funds, their successes and their long-term goals
APRIL 2019 4/24/2019, 7:30- 9pm Library @ McKinley Elementary School, 60 Thompson Street. Child Care available* in APR
Presentation of the 2019/2020 Slate
MAY 2019 5/29/2019, 7:30- 9pm Library @ Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road
Vote in the 2019/20 Board, Presentation
JUNE 2019 6/6/2019 Taco Loco 7-9pm - End of year Parent Social
SEPTEMBER 2017 Welcome to the 2017/18 year. Fairfield SEPTA welcomes the new SPED Director & Staff Meeting Minutes 9.27.2017
OCTOBER 2017 October meeting presentations focused on extra curricular programming available to Fairfield families. Meeting Minutes 10.25.17
NOVEMBER 2017 - Fairfield SEPTA welcomes Rehab Associates to learn about their programs and the Special Caregiver Course
DECEMBER 2017 - No meeting - COOKIE WALK & HOLIDAY SOCIAL
JANUARY 2018 Presentation shared by Rob Mancusi regarding department initiatives for 2018-19 as well as the new Medicaid requirements of all CT school districts and the independent special education program review. Special Education department updates (SEPTA Jan312018R) Meeting Minutes 1.31.18
MAY 2018 Voted in the 2018/19 Slate and budget. First presentation "Vision of a SPED Graduate" where we welcomed members from FPS who spoke about transition and the Community Partnership Program (CPP).