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SEPTA in Bolton

Special Education Parent Teacher Association

What is SEPTA?

SEPTA is a PTA within a school district. SEPTA brings together people who are interested in special education and children with special needs.

SEPTA supports, strengthens and promotes the welfare of children with special needs.

SEPTA promotes an understanding of special education and strives to enrich the lives of children with special needs.  

What are the Goals of SEPTA?

  • To ensure that all children receive an education that allows them to reach their full potential.

  • To bring together parents, families and teachers of children with special needs in order to share their experiences.

  • To educate parents about special education, including the identification and placement procedures for children with special needs.

  • To inform legislators, school boards, and the community about the importance of special education programs.

  • To improve the lives of children by providing cultural, social and physical enrichment.

  • To advocate for children with special needs and their right to a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment.

Who are SEPTA Members?

  • Anyone that has an interest in the welfare of children with special needs.

  • Parents, families, teachers, school administrators, students, friends.

  • Membership is open to all.

What Do We Do in Bolton?

Mission statement: To support the parents of special needs students and advocate for those special needs children by being their voice, promoting special education programs in our school systems and raising awareness and acceptance of disabilities and special needs. 


Bolton PTA SEPTA goals:

  • Provide keynote speaker for February PTA meeting

  • Parent support with links to useful documents and information material on our PTA web page

  • Calendar for social events to allow families to make connections in the community

  • Keep current with legislative action 

  • Open lines of communication and partnership with parents of special needs children and school administrators.


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