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PARTNER NEWS! On Oct ober 8, par en t act ivist Leslie Leslie f r om t h e Feder at ion f or Ch ildr en w it h Special Needs pr esen t ed a w or k sh op on t h e r ole of a SEPAC. Leslie is t h e dir ect or of Th e M assach u set t s Associat ion of Par en t Advisor y Cou n cils (M assPAC) an d t h e Advan cin g Par en t Pr of ession al Leader sh ip in Edu cat ion pr oject (APPLE). M assPAC is t h e go-t o place f or lear n in g abou t h ow t o st ar t an d oper at e a SEPAC. APPLE is a t r ain in g pr ogr am f or par en t s. We h ad a w on der f u l t u r n ou t an d w e ar e excit ed by t h e n u m ber of par en t s w h o ar e in t er est ed in cr eat in g an in clu sive an d w elcom in g par en t gr ou p f or ou r APS com m u n it y. If you ar e in t er est ed in h elpin g w it h t h is ef f or t , please con t act t h e An dover Sch ool Com m it t ee an d let t h em k n ow ! If you ar e in t er est ed in t h e pr esen t at ion bu t cou ld n ot at t en d, you can lin k t o t h e Feder at ion w ebsit e HERE. Th e w ebsit e in clu des in f or m at ion on t h e r ole of a SEPAC an d a h an dy t oolk it f or in t er est ed par en t s.