Student in Lifeskills program sitting a table, looking directly at the camera with a slight smile.

Welcome Families!

"Every child is gifted. They just unwrap their packages at different times."

Somerville Special Education Parent Advisory (SSEPAC) Council Officers

Michele Lippens (Director)
Julia Gibney-Toof (Co-Secretary)
Beth MacRae (Co-Secretary)

Connect with SSEPAC

Watch a Special Education Town Hall, held in August, 2020. 


Brochures and Documents

SSEPAC By-Laws [last updated 10/2019]

2019 Notice of SSEPAC Special Election


Information for Families

Disability Definitions

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Disability Definitions

Useful Websites for Families

Federation for Children with Special Needs

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

Mass Advocates for Children

Massachusetts Special Education Law

Federal Law

Wright's Law