Past Presentations

Tiered Support for Students Presentation 

December 19, 2023

Presented by: Dr. Sarah Hardy (Assistant Superintendent for Learning and Teaching), Dr. Jennifer Stys (Assistant Superintendent of Student Services) and Allison Wright (Director of Special Education).

A Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) is used by the Reading Public Schools to give targeted support to struggling students. 

Please see the notes from the Q&A at the end of the session that was not recorded. 




The Learning Center Review Results

December 7, 2023

Student Services Presentation

Presentation from student services to Reading SEPAC on the results of the Learning Center Program evaluation. 

Please see the notes from the Q&A at the end of the session that was not recorded. 




"About Me" Page for your child: a useful tool

October 17, 2023

Reading SEPAC Presentation

This was presented at the Reading SEPAC business meeting. One of our parents graciously offered to share a technique that she uses to create 'About Me Pages' to help create a consistent experiences for her child across camp, school and other environments.



Sarah Ward: The 360 Thinking Model

September 7, 2023

Reading SEPAC Presentation

Presented By:  Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP 

Sarah is an internationally recognized expert on executive function and presents seminars and workshops on the programs and strategies she has developed with her Co-Director Kristen Jacobsen.

Recording is available for 30 days after date of the presentation 

Email sepacreading@gmail.com for the password

reading SEPAC sept 2023.pdf

Milestones of Growing Up In a the Digital Age

June 13, 2023

Reading SEPAC Presentation

Presented By: Dr. Devorah Heitner
Dr. Heitner’s work has appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and CNN Opinion.  


Growing Up in Public: Kids are growing up in a hyper-connected world. From Roblox to Instagram, from YouTube and TikTok to Discord.

How can we help our kids navigate coming of age in a world where nearly every moment of their lives can be shared and compared? Devorah shows us that mentoring and not just monitoring kids will help us understand and support our kids, building our relationships with them AND helping them be successful in digital spaces.


March 21, 2023

Reading SEPAC Presentation


Parents and professionals are welcome to join this extremely important discussion which will cover the following topics:

Bullying What Parents Need to Know PDF Handout.pdf

January 17, 2023

Reading SEPAC Presentation

Presented By:  Attorney Lisa Cukier
Partner, Chair, Fiduciary Litigation |  Co-Chair, Private Client | Burns & Levinson

An informative presentation touching on many areas of planning for parents and caregivers of children with special needs, particularly as they transition to adulthood

SEPAC Reading Presentation- Lisa Cukier.pptx

December 20, 2022

Student Services Presentation

Update from student services on the Tiered Focused Monitoring process currently underway in Reading

TFM Process Summary 22-23.pdf

October, 2022

Student Services Presentation

Presentation from student services to Reading SEPAC on the  program reviews currently underway.

You can also find a separate presentation of the program review to the school committee on June 22 here

Program Review Summary 22-23.pdf

June 22, 2022

Reading SEPAC Presentation

Presented By: Maria Morgan on Behalf of SEPAC Board

Our end-of-year presentation for the Fall 2021-Spring-2022 school year outlining accomplishments and plans for the new school year

Submitted Copy of Reading SEPAC 2021-2022 Presentation to School Committee.pptx

Tiered Support for Students 

March 11, 2022

Student Services Presentation

Presentation on tiered support for students within the Reading school system

Tiers Slides for SEPAC Spring 2022.pptx

So You Think Your Child Has Dyslexia

June 15, 2021

Student Services Presentation

Session 2 of a parent training series focused on reading skills and related disabilities created by student services in collaboration with Reading SEPAC

Copy of Sepac Presentation Part 2.pdf

Understanding Reading Strand By Strand

March 23, 2021

Student Services Presentation

Session 1 of a parent training series focused on reading skills and related disabilities created by student services in collaboration with Reading SEPAC

Understanding.Reading.Strand.By.Strand.SEPAC.Reading.Presentation.1.3.23.2021.pdf