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.)