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 ccps.seac@gmail.com 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.