Newton SEPAC presents "10 Traits of Effective Parents in Special Education" on January 16, 7:15 p.m.

Advocating for children in the special education system can be frustrating and overwhelming for parents. In the past decade, attorney Jeffrey Sankey has worked with hundreds of parents to help them obtain special education services for their children. Join the Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council to hear Mr. Sankey discussing common traits shared by parents who are best able to navigate the intricacies of the special education process. The presentation and Q&A will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 7:15-9:00 p.m., in room 210 at the Education Center, 100 Walnut Street, Newton. Topics will include the following:

  • Understanding key special education rules and regulations
  • Maintaining accurate and complete records
  • Facilitating productive relationships with school staff