• Welcome to the Somers Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA)

    PTA Septa

    Somers Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA) is a district-wide PTA whose primary role is to provide resources and support to parents, teachers, and children who receive special education services through an IEP, 504 Plan, related support services such as resource room, counseling, and speech, occupational or physical therapy, and students who are twice exceptional or gifted.

    SEPTA strives to enhance the lives of students with special needs through:

    • Social, Recreational, and Educational Programs
    • Parent Education and Resources
    • Professional Development and Grants
    • Student Project Grants
    • Recognition of Outstanding Practices and Achievements in Special Education for both faculty and students

    SEPTA invites parents, teachers, and community members with an interest in improving the educational, social-emotional, and recreational opportunities of children with special needs to join our membership. Anyone is welcome to join SEPTA.

  • Without you, we are one member short! Join the SEPTA today!  

    3 easy ways to join! 

    1. Visit Member Hub to join directly through the NYS PTA Membership Portal (preferred)

    2. Visit My School Bucks  where you can pay for multiple school PTA memberships at once 

    3. Print and send back Membership Form. Place your completed membership form and payment (check made payable to Somers SEPTA or cash) in your school’s SEPTA Mailbox- attention SEPTA Membership.

    Please consider supporting Somers SEPTA by becoming a member.  The money raised from membership and from our fundraisers goes directly back into the schools, supporting the children, teachers, and parents in the district. 


  • SAVE THE DATE: SEPTA Meeting

    Wednesday, APRIL 10th at 7PM

    Somers Middle School Library


    SEPTA COFFEE AND CONVERSATION 

    THURSDAY, APRIL 25TH AT 10AM

    LOCATION - TBD

    You are cordially invited to a SEPTA parent coffee and conversation - Join us for a casual conversation and a chance to meet and support other parents in the district through discussion and sharing of ideas. Your child does not need to be currently receiving support services for you to attend. Other parents are our best resources, so come meet some of them and tap into this breadth of knowledge and experience! Please RSVP at rsvpforsepta@gmail.com


    15th Annual SEPTA and PTA Council Awards

    Monday - June 10

    SEPTA and PTA Council take this opportunity to honor some of the district's educators who go above and beyond to enhance the lives of our students.

    The SEPTA awards are the SEPTA Award of Excellence, Sherri Mangus Award of Merit and the Making the Difference Award. The Somers PTA Council Award is the TUSKER Award.

    Please take a minute to read the instructions and the award descriptions on the nomination form and nominate someone who has made a difference in your child's school experience.

    The nomination form can also be found on the SEPTA website at https://www.somersschools.org/Page/8916. Nominations are due by Friday, May 10th. Any questions, please contact somerssepta@gmail.com. 

    The awards will be presented at the SEPTA and PTA Council Awards ceremony on Monday, June 10th.


     

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