We Are One 2024 Tickets and Raffles !

We Are One 2024 Tickets

We Are One 2024 Raffles (English)

We Are One 2024 Raffles (Spanish)



Friends of NRSEPTA that are NOT attending the event can purchase online raffles for these specially selected prizes. *Raffle Tickets Vary

Click on each link to buy ticket for individual items 

$75 Gift Certificate

$50 Gift Card

$50 Gift Card
Four NY Yankee Tickets: Sat., August 10th VS Texas Rangers at 1:05pm

PandoraSterling Silver Heart Necklace and Heart Earring Gift Set

Tattoos • Piercings • Permanent Makeup$800 Gift Certificate
One Week of Summer Camp in JUNE for A Primary Camper (ages 2.5 – 5) Hudson Country Montessori School Museum of American Art in NYC: One Year Dual Membership

April News from NRSEPTA

April News From NRSEPTA

Did you miss our last meeting on preparing for your child’s annual or CSE meeting?  

Here is the link so that you watch the meeting.  In addition, here are the slides from the presentation.

Preparing for your Child’s Annual Review

Plain Language IEP

Share Your Thoughts with CSDNR on The Code of Conduct

The City School District of New Rochelle would like to gather parent/guardian feedback on the revised code of conduct.    NRSEPTA’s voice is important.  The school district is using a platform called ThoughtExchange.  Click on the link below for an easy way to share your thoughts with the school district.  The thoughtexchange can be accessed by clicking here:

or view the flyer below:

Feedback Flyer

Code of Conduct Flyer- English

Code of Conduct Feedback Flyer– Spanish

Join Us For Our April Meetings

CSD of New Rochelle Budget Discussion

Join us on Monday, April 15th at 6:30 pm in Webster’s library to hear about and ask questions related to the district’s budget for the 2024-2025 school year. The superintendent and/or a member of the cabinet will be leading the budget discussion. If you cannot make it to Webster on April 15th, we encourage you to attend CSD of New Rochelle’s budget discussion at your school’s PTA meeting. Thank you to Webster School for hosting this meeting with us!  

Learn About OPWDD Service and Eligibility 

Join us Thursday, April 18th at 7pm in Room 207 at NRHS.  The meeting will also be accessible from home for those who cannot come in person.  The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD is responsible for coordinating services for New Yorkers with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Through this workshop you will learn about the range of OPWDD services available to you and your loved one, and about the requirements for service eligibility. 

Be on the lookout for our flyer and link so that you can learn more about OPWDD.

 Join Us for our We Are One Awards Dinner! The We Are One dinner is on May 2nd at The Vip Country Club and we are looking forward to celebrating all of the dedicated 2024 honorees.  Join us as we honor individuals who go above and beyond to be inclusive and make a positive impact on the lives of children with special needs.  The invitations were recently sent out and we hope to see you there!  The We Are One Dinner is our largest fundraiser.  Guests at We Are One will have the opportunity to support NRSEPTA and win amazing prizes.  But, if you can’t join us, you can still support us.  Be on the lookout for an email that not only promotes our amazing prizes but also includes links so you can buy raffles online.  (Winners do not need to be present to win.)


We Are One 2024!

Congratulations to the 2024 Honorees

  • ALMS – Julia Dandry-Richards
  • Barnard Deatra Bailey and Julie Difabio 
  • Columbus Connie Silva         
  • Daniel WebsterLisa Martignetti
  • George M DavisLeanna Rios 
  • IEYMSDanielle Mcgill and Lindsay Barbieri 
  • JeffersonLaura Russo
  • NRHS Christine Vincent
  • TrinityBrian Penn
  • William B. Ward Safoora Syed
  • Central Administration Mary Michelle Colety
  • Community Bridges Award –  (Student)  Darianna Nivar (BECC)
  • Community Bridges Award –  (Individual) Gina Egan
  • Community Bridges Award –  (Business/Organization) Juliano’s Catering, Joe Monaco and Chef  Georges Aine from the Culinary Tech Center

Purchase your tickets here for “The Best Night in New Rochelle”

We Are One 2024

Purchase We Are One 2024 Tickets Here


Here is the link for tonight’s meeting!¡Aquí está el enlace para la reunión de esta noche!

Join us live at 7:00PM!

join us for a FACE parent workshop



Parent Workshop

Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Presented by Melissa Almonte


We Are One 2024!

Year 27! 

On May 2, 2024 the New Rochelle Special Education PTA (SEPTA) will host our annual We Are One Awards Ceremony at the VIP Country Club. We will honor the many dedicated people who ensure that students with special needs are included in all aspects of our schools and our community. 

We welcome all to submit a nomination for those teachers, administrators, and staff from the New Rochelle City School District who enrich the lives of children with disabilities and learning challenges by fostering inclusion and bringing out the best in their students. There is a separate award given to the student(s) that includes our children in activities and friendships. 

You are also encouraged to write a nomination for the Bridges Community Award which honors an individual or organization within the community who demonstrates commitment to helping those with special needs. 

Please take this opportunity to publicly thank and honor the wonderful people in our schools and community by nominating those who work so hard on behalf of our special needs children. 


We Are One 2024 Nomination Form

If you are not able to submit online please mail your nomination to: 

SEPTA We R 1 Nominations – 1333A North Avenue #715 – New Rochelle, NY 10804 Each nomination should touch on the following three points: 

1) INCLUSION: How did the nominee create an environment of inclusiveness and foster the development of students with special needs? 

2) ALL HEART : How has the nominee inspired and impacted you and others emotionally? 

3) ABOVE AND BEYOND: How did the nominee go above and beyond his/her required job description to assist your child or others? 

NOMINATION DEADLINE: Monday, March 4, 2024

Details on the “WE ARE ONE” AWARDS CEREMONY to follow


En Mayo 2, 2024, la Organización Educación Especial en New Rochelle PTA (SEPTA) va a llevar a cabo la ceremonia de entrega de premios “SOMOS UNO”. La velada honra a las muchas personas dedicadas que garantizan que los estudiantes con necesidades especiales sean incluidos en todos los aspectos de nuestras escuelas y nuestra comunidad. 

Todos son bienvenidos a escribir una nominación por los maestros, administradores, estudiantes, y personal del Distrito Escolar de la ciudad de New Rochelle que enriquecen la vida de los niños con discapacidades y problemas de aprendizaje mediante el fomento de la inclusión y sacar lo mejor de sus alumnos. 

También se le anima a escribir una nominación para el Premio Puentes de la Comunidad y para el Premio Puentes Estudiantiles. El Premio Puentes de la Comunidad honra a un individuo u organización dentro de la comunidad que demuestra el compromiso de ayudar a las personas con necesidades especiales. El Premio Puentes Estudiantiles honra a un estudiante de la escuela pública que incluye sus compañeros con discapacidad en la instrucción, la amistad, u otras actividades. 

Por favor aproveche esta oportunidad para agradecer públicamente y honrar a la gente maravillosa en nuestras escuelas y comunidad por medio de nominar aquellos que trabajan tan duro en nombre de nuestros niños con necesidades especiales . 

__________________________________________________________COMPLETE SU NOMINACIÓN(ES) EN LINEA EN: 

No puede nominar en línea?? Envíe su nominaciónes a: SEPTA 1333A #715 New Rochelle, NY 10804

Incluya su nombre, información de contacto, la escuela de su hijo, y el grado. Cada nominación deberá incluir:

Somos uno formulario de nominación 2024

1) INCLUSIÓN: ¿Cómo el candidato crea un ambiente de inclusión y fomenta el desarrollo de los estudiantes con necesidades especiales? 

2) TODO CORAZÓN: ¿Cómo el candidato ha inspirado e impactado ha usted y otros de una manera emocional. 

3) MÁS ALLÁ ¿Cómo el candidato fue por encima y más allá de sus responsabilidades para asistir a su hijo y a otros? 


LUNES 4 DE Marzo, 2024 

Detalles de la entrega de premios “SOMOS UNO”


Information for Families

This is not a New Rochelle SEPTA sponsored event. WIHD provides community resources for parents.


January Meet & Greet


Holiday Wishes

No December Meeting – Survey being sent to all