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Tips for Running NJ Special Education Parent Advisory Groups

This information brief is a guide for best practices in Developing and Implementing an Effective Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG). This two-page brief is a useful guide for parent and district leaders to use as a reference to keep SEPAG meetings and activities productive and focused on improving learning, programs and services for students with disabilities.  Tips on each of these topics are  included:

  • New Jersey's Requirement for a SEPAG in Every District
  • Understanding the Purpose of SEPAG
  • Keeping the Focus on Input
  • Building Membership
  • Providing Input on Systemic Issues
  • Holding Productive Meetings
  • Developing Effective Practices


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