Wethersfield SEPTO

Wethersfield SEPTO: Special Education Parent Teacher Organization

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Wethersfield Special Education Parent Teacher Organization (SEPTO) began in Fall 2019. SEPTO is a child advocacy group with the mission to educate, support, and empower parents and families of students with special needs.

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WHAT IS A SEPTO?

  • SEPTO is a PTO for people who have a stake in the education and advancement of children with special needs.
  • A SEPTO can encompass an entire school district, an entire community or several communities.
  • SEPTO exists to educate, support and empower parents and families.
  • SEPTO promotes public understanding of special education and strives to enrich the lives of children.

WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF A SEPTO?

  • To ensure that all children receive an education that enables them to reach their full potential.
  • To bring together parents, families and educators in order to share their experiences.
  • To inform parents about special education, including how to advocate for their children and collaborate with their school team.
  • To educate legislators, school boards and the public about the importance of special education programs.
  • To improve the lives of children and families by providing for their cultural, social and physical enrichment.
  • To advocate for children and their right to a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment.

Wethersfield SEPTO is a chapter of the Connecticut Special Education PTO Alliance.  

WHO ARE SEPTO MEMBERS?
Parents, family members, teachers, professionals, friends, and anyone with an interest in advocating for children with special needs.