Thank you to everyone that attended our Bloomfield SEPAC Meeting last night at Demarest School. The Meeting began with a special presentation to Brookdale Elementary School Educator, Mr. Jason Triano. Mr. Triano received the SEPAC Certificate of Appreciation for his dedicated, outstanding and ongoing contributions and support of our organization for many years.
Next up, Bloomfield School District Director of Special Services, Ms. Linda Colucci presented a moving film about the VEST, Special Education Program in Bloomfield High School.
Bloomfield Schools Superintendent Salvatore Goncalves answered a series of questions about our schools including, grant funding, security, participation in extra-curricular activities for special needs students, anti-bullying measures, having your special needs child evaluated,The ESSA Act and Charter Schools.
Ms. Colucci described new technologies available in our schools, including the trial introduction of Chrome Books. Special Services Supervisor Keri Regina explained about parents working with the school to try to obtain permission to use special accommodations from the www.https://www.collegeboard.org/students-with-disabilities for PSAT and SAT Testing.
The Meeting closed with our usual session with The Marvelous Marble.
Our SEPAC Parents gave thanks and praise for recent achievements by their kids and the Bloomfield Schools Staff. Thank you to all parents, Teachers and Administrators who came out to participate in our Meeting. Extra special thanks to Demarest Principal, Mary Todaro for the use and abuse of her School Library, her warm, gracious hospitality and her information about the STORIA Reading App.
Our next Meeting will be November 16, 2016 at Oakview Schools, with special emphasis on ABA Methods that Parents can learn to use with their child at home.