Special Education PTA

Welcome to our new City Schools of Decatur Special Ed PTA website and Student Directory!


Call for Nominees for Graduating Student Honoraria and Teacher/Staff Recognition!

Although we had to sadly had to cancel our annual awards night, CSD SEPTA board will proceed with high school honoraria and teacher recognitions for this school year. 

Graduating Seniors Honoraria

Five graduating seniors with an IEP can receive recognition and up to $500. To apply, please email your name, a brief personal statement, and a description of your post-graduation plans to Specialedptadecatur@gmail.com AND have one of your teachers email a brief statement of nomination/support to the same address. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 12th.

Teacher/Staff Recognitions

Any student or family member who thinks a teacher or staff member should be recognized for their work with exceptional students (IEP students, 504 students, or gifted students) should send a short email to Specialedptadecatur@gmail.com Please include student name, teacher name, grade, school, and why this teacher should be recognized. Deadline is Tuesday, May 12th.

Please spread the word!

What is SEPTA?

Our mission is to serve families and educators of children receiving special education and gifted services in all City Schools of Decatur.

  • We embrace and champion neurodiversity in our schools and community.
  • We fund-raise to provide:
  • teacher training
  • parent training
  • special education purchases, such as assistive technology
  • bursaries to students graduating from Decatur High School with an IEP
  • peer mentorship program between high schoolers and middle school students

How can you help and participate?

Become a SEPTA member – it’s just $10 and open to everyone! Join by clicking HERE or join in person at our board meetings

Come to a board meeting – our next meeting is:

      Monday, February 10, 2020 at 6:30-8:00pm

      Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St., Decatur 30030 (directions here)

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Volunteer - check out our current opportunities here

Form a SEPTA committee about a topic you are passionate about

Attend one of our Dine-Out Nights​

Hold a fundraiser on our behalf

Offer your professional services to the board or our families

Thank You to our sponsors:

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