2021-22 Programs

Attend our FREE informative programs on topics related to special, gifted, & general education unless otherwise noted, in WCSD Office Conference Rooms, 105 Casey Rd, East Amherst, NY. Open to the public & all are welcome!

Please use this link to RSVP for any SEPTSA event 

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 7:00 pm until 8:45 pm
VIRTUAL EVENT: Special Education: What’s it all about?
Join us to learn:
•what are the different types of special education classrooms and services?
•how does an IEP/504 work?
•what graduation options are available?
•how does WCSD help assist special education students prepare for life after school?

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 7:00 pm until 8:45 pm
Is my Child Gifted?

Thursday, March 24, 2022, 7:00 pm until 8:45 pm
What are OT & PT? 
Join us to learn more about occupational and physical therapy.

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 7:00 pm until 8:45 pm
Inclusive Programming for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
This seminar provides school personnel with practical and evidence-based intervention techniques to maximize the success of students with ASD within public education settings.
Presenter from The Summit Center

Thursday, May 26, 2022, 7:00 pm until 8:45 pm

Previous events:

Thursday, September 23, 2021 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm
Fall Welcome Event & TIES Open House.
Join us at Maple West Elementary‘s playground & parking lot to meet new friends & old!
Learn more about:
• how TIES (Together Including Every Student) can support your child with special needs,
• other local organizations that offer adaptive programming,
• how to advocate for your exceptional learner.
Plus, Chilly Billy’s Ice Cream Truck will provide FREE ice cream for everyone who visits the Williamsville SEPTSA table!

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 7:00 pm until 8:45 pm (Virtual event)
Helping Your Child to Live Well with Anxiety
Come join Kimberly Morrow, LCSW for an interactive session regarding the needs of children who have anxiety.

Thursday, November 18, 2021, 7:00 pm until 8:45 pm
VITUAL EVENT: Technology for All Students & Assistive Technology for Students with Special Needs
After a year of using technology like we may have not before, how do we integrate what we learned to help students build their educational learning and learning life skills?
Presenter from UB Center for Assistive Technology

Thursday, December 9, 2021, 7:30 pm until 9 pm
Regional SEPTSA Gathering
Lancaster Public Library conference room 5466 Broadway, Lancaster, NY
or Zoom: Meeting ID: 502 870 3286 Passcode: 673624
Join us for the first  in-person regional SEPTSA meeting.
Network and get to know each other, especially our new groups! Masks are required for everyone at the library. No food or drinks allowed (water ok). Everyone is welcome!!!