SEAC~ Special Education Advisory Committee

Special Education Advisory Committee Functions and services.  Contact Susan Gayle at 804-572-6291.

The Caroline County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee needs your input! Meetings are open to the public, and you do not need to be a member to attend.

WHAT ARE THE FUNCTIONS OF SEAC? 1. Advise CCPS the needs in the education of students with disabilities and assist in interpreting plans to the community for meeting those needs. 2. Participate in the review of the school division’s annual plan and in developing priorities and strategies for meeting the needs of students with disabilities. 3. Submit periodic reports and recommendations to the superintendent for communication to the school board. 4. Review the procedures for the provision of special education and related services prior to submission to the school board and the Virginia Department of Education.

HOW CAN SEAC HELP YOU? SEAC helps you understand special education and provides an opportunity to make recommendations to better meet the needs of students. By attending meetings, you: • Receive information to assist you in becoming a partner in the educational process. • Can network with other parents of students with disabilities and educational professionals to gain information and support; and, • Offer input to help inform the policy and program decisions in the continuous improvement of special education in Caroline County.

WHO SERVES AND, HOW DO I JOIN? The position is a one year term. Anyone with a vested interest in special education is welcome to participate. We are currently seeking parent members to represent each school. For more information, please contact Susan Gayle at 804-633-7083 or or Wendy Sneed, SEAC chair, at 804-572-6291. WHEN AND WHERE? We usually meet on the third Monday of each month during the school year from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Parent Teacher Resource Center at 16261 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green.


April and Mays Parent Training Opportunities 2019 flyer from PEATC.

PARENT TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES 2019 Presented by PEATC in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Eductaion

APRIL 2019

April 8 to 9, 2019
Glen Allen, VA

EFM/SLO (Military)
April 16, 2019
Fairfax, VA

April 17 to 18, 2019
Fairfax, VA

April 17 to 18, 2019
Winchester, VA

April 27, 2019
Richmond, VA

May 2019

May 1 to 3, 2019
Winchester, VA

May 13 to 14, 2019
Marion, VA

May 15 to 17, 2019
Marion, VA

May 22 to 23, 2019
Virginia Beach, VA 8003 Forbes Place Suite 310 Springfield, VA 22151 703.923.0010

Full Life Ahead

Thursday, April 25, 2019 

 6:30—8:00 p.m. @ Caroline High School

 When a child has a disability,      planning for life after high school can be challenging. Are you concerned about your child’s future?                       

“Full Life Ahead” guide was created to offer you the tools and information your student will need to make sure they’re on the right track toward a full life!                                           

Join us and receive a free guide  valued at $25. 

For more information or to register contact the Parent Teacher Resource

Center at 804-633-7083 or


Caroline High School

19155 Rogers Clark Blvd.

MIlford, VA 22514

16261 Richmond Turnpike

Bowling Green, VA 22427

Parent Child Advocate Program Calendar

Advocacy, counseling, resources, and free sign language
training for hearing parents/caregivers of children with
hearing loss.

Parent Child Advocate Program

Mark Your Calendar Now for the Following PCA Dates:

                     January 19, 2019           10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

                      February 16, 2019       10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

                      March 16, 2019            10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

                      April 20, 2019              10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

                      May 18, 2019               10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

                      July 20, 2019                10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

August 17, 2019 (Fun Day at Roslyn Conference Center) 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

January – July events will be held at Glen Allen Church of Christ, 11064 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060.   Our August event is our Fun Day at the Roslyn Conference Center.   Pre-registration required for each event.

The Parent Child Advocate (PCA) Program provides free sign language training to hearing parents of children with hearing loss, and advocates of those children.  PCA also assist with providing counseling services, as well as coordinating access to available resources. Join us for learning and fun activities for the whole family, along with opportunities to make new friends! 

For more information about the Parent Child Advocate Program contact Emmett L. Jones, Ph.D. at Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Counseling Services, 1503 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 211, Richmond, VA 23229.

Phone:  (804) 282-1943 (Voice) or (804) 282-1944 TTY

Email Address:

Sponsored by a grant from the Medarva Foundation Fund

Thank you for your service

Please join us as we recognize our school social workers, Valeta Dixon and Margarete Jeffer, during School Social Worker Recognition Week.  Our school social workers provide immense supports to our students and their families.  Thank you for your generous talents and efforts.