SEPTAR Meetings & Events

All are welcome to attend and participate in SEPTAR meetings! We feature guest speakers at all of our meetings. Spanish interpretation is provided. 

Upcoming Events

Navigating Transitions: Learn about the important transitions your child will go through in Special Education.  

Presenters will be from the RCSD Special Education Department Staff and Teachers, and a representative from the Sequoia Union HS District.

Choose one of 3 breakout rooms: Pre-k to Tk/K, Elementary to Middle School, or 8th Grade to High School


Join us to meet Special Education Director, Dr. Maeve Mulholland, and the rest of the Special Education team! 

We will discuss plans for this school year, explain different staff roles, different services Redwood City School District offers, and answer your questions in a Q&A session.


Advocacy for Impact: Sheraden Nicholau from  the State Council on Developmental Disabilities will share an overview of the State Council’s work and discuss advocacy. Growing your advocacy skills can make a positive impact in your life, and in the lives of others.



Embedded Instruction by Samantha Gross Toews. She will talk about how we can meaningfully design instruction for students with extensive support needs in an inclusive classroom. We hope to see you there!



Presentation Slides

Agenda and Presentation

Past Events & Presentations

My Dream School Project: Systemic Approach to Inclusive Education / Least Restrictive Environment

Learn why school districts are moving to full inclusion models and what it means to be in a Least Restrictive Environment. Catch the premiere of our new short film: My Dream School Project. Thursday, May 20th, 2021, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Visit this Padlet to access a recording of the presentation and see a variety of materials to support inclusive practices in schools.

Due to privacy of the students who participated in the short film, we will not post the film here, but will accept individual requests for access to the short film. Please send requests to