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New York State PTA

One Wembley Court
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518.452.8808
Toll Free: 1.877.569.7782
Fax: 518.452.8105

Email: pta.office@nyspta.org

Membership - What is a SEPTA? 

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Special Education PTAs (or SEPTAs) are designed to help parents advocate for special needs children. It is a place for parents and teachers to exchange information on various programs, funding, ever-changing state and federal laws and to support each other on the many problems of adjustment, growth and development our members face. SEPTA has regular meetings just like any other PTA, with speakers to run lectures or workshops on many pressing issues for our children.

Membership is not restricted to parents/teachers/students enrolled in special education programs or receiving special services. Like all PTAs, it is open to any interested parent, teacher, student, administrator or person who cares about Special Education issues and advocacy.