SEPTA membership benefits

The greatest benefit of membership is joining a community of families and staff who understand the unique challenges that you face. We are committed to ensuring success for all students needing special education services in Fairfax County!

“Finally people who understand what our daily life is like!”

  – Lauren McCaughey, SEPTA Board Member

Membership Benefits:

  • Priority registration for programs and events with limited capacity
  • Voting privileges
  • FCPS teachers and staff can apply for mini-grants
  • Ability to participate in SEPTA’s Advocacy Committee and help impact change
  • The greatest benefit is becoming a member of a community that understands the unique needs that your family faces and is willing to embrace differences!

Membership Costs:

Membership is $6 for FCPS teachers and staff, $20 for families, or a $50 Superhero membership includes a $30 donation to SEPTA. Memberships are based on the school year and must be renewed each year by September 30.

Ways to Join:

VA PTA and National PTA discounts included with your membership: 

The Fairfax County SEPTA is a member of the Fairfax County Council of PTAs (FCCPTA), Virginia PTA, and National PTA and a portion of your membership dues support these organizations.  

Virginia PTA offers discounts for members online at

National PTA offers discounts online at