Partnership for Advancement of School Service-Providers, LLC

About Us

Partnership for Advancement of School Service-Providers, LLC (PASS) was formed with the mission of informing and empowering related service providers, teachers, families and others to support and facilitate the success of children in educational settings.

We accomplish this through professional development offerings, conferences, in-services, workshops, and consultation with individuals, groups, families and school systems.

Owners June Bunch, Jan Hollenbeck and Sharon Ray are authors of the "Guidelines for Provision of Occupational Therapy in Massachusetts Public Schools". For more information visit the Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy - MAOT website at www.maot.org.

Sharon Ray, ScD, OTR/L is on the faculty at Stony Brook University. Dr. Ray is formerly of Tufts University, Department of Occupational Therapy where she developed their Certificate of Advanced Practice in School-based Occupational Therapy and teaches courses on school-based practice. She has many years of experience providing service in the school setting.

Jan Hollenbeck, OTD, OTR/L is the Coordinator of Related Services in a Massachusetts Public School System with a wide range of responsibilities including over-site of occupational and physical therapy, vision services, assistive technology, Section 504 and transition programming. Dr. Hollenbeck is developer and owner of www.publicschoolot.com, a web-based resource and community for occupational therapists in school-based practice. .

June Bunch, MS, OTR/L, MHA has extensive experience in program development and service provision in the public schools. She was a fellow in the MCH sponsored Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program. Ms. Bunch continues to represent Massachusetts in IDEA Partnership endeavors as an AOTA ASPIIRE Cadre member.

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What people are saying about PASS Events

 

"Outstanding, extremely relevant” – team leader

"Eminently Practical!" – MA DESE education specialist

“Excellent resource for all school-based related service providers” – occupational therapist

“Presenters were well-organized and prepared and mindful of the needs of the group.” – special education administrator

“The group work focused on goals and data collection was an excellent opportunity to focus on actual issues in practice.” – occupational therapist

Very Valuable! - special education administrator

“Yeah!! The best Professional Development Day we have ever had as related service providers!” – related service provider

“This workshop related directly to what I do everyday within the educational environment” – occupational therapist

“This workshop showed me how to redefine my role as a participation-based collaborator on the team” – speech language pathologist

“This workshop made me re-evaluate how I provide services. I will now focus more on how to improve participation instead of working on isolated skills that may not be generalized in the classroom” – occupational therapist