ALL MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS CANCELLED FOR NEXT 2 WEEKS – COVID-19

Per the Center for Disease Control (CDC), individual risk for COVID-19 is dependent on exposure to the virus.

While the immediate health risk is considered low, we are cancelling our March 16 SEAC meeting.

Thank you for your interest in supporting SEAC and please join us at our April 20th meeting.

Family Relationship Series – Session 3 – March 18 CANCELLED – We will consider rescheduling as we are advised by CCPS.

ABC’s of IEP’s – March 19 CANCELLED – We will consider rescheduling as we are advised by CCPS.

Please stay safe!

We need YOU! Be a part of the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

HOW CAN SEAC HELP YOU?

Be a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves!

SEAC is accepting membership applications.

SEAC HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND SPECIAL EDUCATION AND PROVIDES YOU 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.

MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A MEMBER TO ATTEND.  

 If you have questions/concerns, please contact the Parent Teacher Resource Center.

Local school divisions are required by the Code of Virginia to form local Special Education Advisory Committees (SEACs) made up of parents of individuals with disabilities, community volunteers and one teacher appointed by local School Boards. The primary purpose of the local SEACs is to: identify needs relating to the education of students with disabilities within a local school division; advise the local school division of these needs; and assist the local school division in developing  

SEAC-Monday, November 18th, 4:30pm @ CMS

Please join us for the next Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) meeting.

Monday, November 18, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Caroline Middle School
Romanayah Hughes from the Department of Aging and Rehabilitation Services will be our guest speaker.  She will present on transition services to adulthood. 

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SEAC – Monday, October 21, 2019- 4:30pm @ BGE

Please join us at Bowling Green Elementary School for our Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) meeting on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

We will have a presentation on Behavior Management Techniques.

The Caroline County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee needs your input!

HOW CAN SEAC HELP YOU?

SEAC HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND SPECIAL EDUCATION AND PROVIDES YOU 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.

MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A MEMBER TO ATTEND.

MEETING SCHEDULE

Meeting Dates, Locations, and Topics are as follows:

9/16/19 4:30pm, Madison Elementary School, Supports for Mental Wellness

10/21/19 4:30pm, Bowling Green Elementary School, Behavior Management Techniques *Organizational Meeting*

11/18/19 4:30pm, Caroline Middle School, DARS/Transition to Adult Services

3/16/20 4:30pm, Caroline High School , Full Life Ahead: Planning for Post Graduate Years

4/20/20 4:30pm, Lewis & Clark Elementary School, Autism

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