2nd Cup of Coffee Parent Support Group:  SEPTA Monthly Support at Blé Café!

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All are welcome. 

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**This year, we have added a 3 PART LUNCH & LEARN MINI-SERIES!

Description: Parents will learn about funding sources that will support their children after High School. This includes campus-based programs, and different ways of looking at the future. This 3 part series on transition will be facilitated by Rebecca Ryan, LMHC, Assistant Director of Vocational Services at Positive Behavior Support Counseling.

See session info and dates below.


Welcome Breakfast 

Please join us for an informal get-together where you will meet the PPS staff, and be able to share your questions and concerns with fellow parents. Find out more about how SEPTA can support, educate and guide you.  Bring friends. Coffee will be provided.  


Thursday, 10/5/23, 12:30-1:30 PM, KAM Annex  

Special Education in Port Washington  

Dr Stephanie Allen, Assistant Superintendent for Special Education, and PPS staff, will review the Special Education services and programs available in our school district. A question and answer session will follow. 


Friday, 10/27/23, 12-1:30 PM, Virtual

Lunch & Learn: 3 Part Mini-Series: Transition & Life Planning for Students with IEPs and 504s

Session 1: Transition Planning. The Different Ways a Student Can Be Supported After High School?


Date TBD, 7-9 PM. Schreiber Library 

Transition to College: Accommodations and College Selection  

Mrs Lorrie Director, Director of Guidance, and guest speakers will discuss transitioning from HS to College 


Wednesday, 11/15/23, 12-2 PM, KAM Annex

Transition from Preschool to Elementary School  

The transition from the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) to the Committee on Elementary Special Education (CSE) will be reviewed, and the programs and related services will be discussed. Presented by Derek Bastone, Assistant Director of PPS, and Dr Alisa Samuels-Stein, District Psychologist.


Friday, 11/17/23, 12-1:30 PM,  KAM Annex

Lunch & Learn: 3 Part Mini-Series: Transition & Life Planning for Students with IEPs and 504s

Session 2: Campus-Based Programs for Students with Disabilities.


Friday, 12/8/23, 12-1:30 PM, KAM Annex 

Lunch & Learn: 3 Part Mini-Series: Transition & Life Planning for Students with IEPs and 504s

Session 3: Being Productive After High School

6:30-7 PM, SHS Rm 201 

Transition to Schreiber: An Orientation for Parent of Students with IEPs and 504s 

Dr Stephanie Allen, and Schreiber HS Special Education staff will lead an informative session. 

For parents of incoming 9th graders (Fall 2023)


Monday, 3/5/24, 6-7 PM, Weber MS Library 

Transition to Weber: An Orientation for Parents of Students with IEPs and 504s  

Beth Javeline, Principal of Weber MS, and Weber Special Education staff will discuss the transition from Elementary to Middle School, and will also address parent concerns.




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 HS Diploma Options 

Learn about the current diploma options for students with IEPs.  Presented by. Mrs Lorrie Director, Director of Guidance. 

Parents of 8th graders should attend!