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2010-2011 Officers are:
Krysten Callina President 508-916-2187 firstname.lastname@example.org,
Shelly Medeiros Co-Vice President email@example.com
Theresa Abrams Co-Vice-President firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Desmairas Co-Secretary
Erin Darowski Co-Secretary
Laurie Donatella Treasurer
Somerset PACE is a parent run information organization established as a resource for support and networking for parents/guardians and interested parties in Somerset, who have children with special needs, disabilities, or learning disorders. We are working toward the understanding and educational supports for all children with special needs and learning differences in Somerset and our surrounding communities. We welcome anyone interested in learning how to support those with special needs or to share information to attend our meetings. Somerset PACE fulfills the requirement for the Massachusetts State Mandate on PARENT ADVISORY COUNCILS
603 CMR 28.00 Special Education 28.07 Parent Involvement (4) Parent advisory participation. Each school district shall create a district-wide parent advisory council offering membership to all parents of eligible students and other interested parties. The Parent Advisory council duties shall include but not be limited to: advising the district on matters that pertain to the education and safety of students with disabilities; meeting regularly with school officials to participate in the planning, development, and evaluation of the school district’s special education programs… to read the entirety on this mandate go to www.doe.mass.edu/lawsregs/
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