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A History of Reimbursement: Accessing an EPIC Education

A History of Reimbursement: Accessing an EPIC Education

At EPIC, we are committed to empowering families to advocate for the needs of their children and seek reimbursement from the Department of Education for the full cost of our tuition. The origins of this reimbursement process date back to the 1960s, when frustrated parents formed advocacy groups to fight for the right to public education for their children with special needs.

Learning is Leading

Learning is Leading

At EPIC, we consider our staff to be our community’s lead learners, showing our students that acquiring new knowledge, perspectives, and experiences is a lifelong process that doesn’t end with formal education.

Staff Spotlight: Henryetter Singh

Staff Spotlight: Henryetter Singh

The newest member of the EPIC team, Henryetter Singh, joins us to fill the crucial roles of Administrative Support Staff and Physical Education Teacher. Read on to learn about her wide-ranging experience in education, the many responsibilities she’ll be juggling at EPIC, and her hopes for this unique school year.    

Black Students Matter

Black Students Matter

I know that I typically post something lighthearted on Monday mornings, but this is too important to ignore. Our Black students matter, and I don’t want to go another moment without saying it to them directly. These recent events have served as a chilling reminder of the pervasive culture of oppression our country perpetuates. I know that I cannot even claim to imagine the pain some of our students are feeling or the fear that must reside in them constantly. I know that some of you must be having difficult, but necessary conversations in an attempt to explain the injustice of privilege to your young ones […]

The Joys and Challenges of Remote Learning

The Joys and Challenges of Remote Learning

As an educator, there are many things I am mourning during the current health crisis. I miss my classroom, the space that I spent all year creating and making our own. I miss the school library and the countless other resources available within school walls. I miss little moments with my coworkers: shared smiles and high fives to celebrate a student’s victory. I miss being on my feet all day. I am not accustomed to spending hours in a computer chair. Most of all, I miss my students […]