Welcome to the Fairfax County Special Education PTA! We are thrilled to have you here. Our journey to this point began in 2016 when two parents of special needs students in Fairfax County, independent of each other, decided that there must be a way to unite the diverse and numerous communities of special education and special needs families within Fairfax County. Since then, we have been joined by a group of dedicated Fairfax County parents with children in special education who also had a desire to unite, educate and strengthen the network of resources, information, education and social opportunities for our special needs community. Our official launch was on April 25, 2017 and we could not be more excited by the enthusiasm with which the community has greeted us.
Please take some time to explore our website. We have an online calendar of events, our bylaws, positions statements and advocacy initiatives, online membership form as well as a printable membership form. We also have monthly board meetings, workshops and trainings, annual awards and grants, and we are building an online resource guide for navigating the world of special education in Fairfax County. Please join us during this exciting time of growth and share your unique talents with us as we develop our community. We look forward to continuing to grow our SEPTA website and resources as we advocate for special needs students in Fairfax County by fulfilling our mission of empowering and connecting families, students and educators to ensure students with disabilities develop their full potential as individuals and community members.