The SEAC is organized and functions in accordance with state and federal requirements. The Committee's functions include the following:
• annual site visits;
• monthly meetings with Director of the Office of Special Education;
• determining needs of children with disabilities within the county;
• developing priorities and strategies for meeting identified needs of children with disabilities;
• prepare and submit an annual report to the Prince William County School Board.
The SEAC is composed of representatives selected by members of the School Board and the Superintendent of Schools. Members serve without compensation. See SEAC Members, below.
The activities of the SEAC are governed by the State of Virginia’s Special Education Advisory Committee by-laws and the Prince William County Special Education Advisory Committee by-laws. Subcommittees are established to help conduct the work of the committee. Members are assigned or volunteer to serve on subcommittees. Department of Education staff members are available at each meeting, to provide technical assistance.
The SEAC meets in regular session eight (8) times a year, on the third (3rd) Tuesday of the month, at The Kelly Leadership Center. Each regular session consists of Public Comment, Director of Special Education Time, Member Time as well as New and Old Business. Public Comment begins at 7 p.m. Parents and guardians are invited to attend. Advance notice is not needed to speak during Public Comment. Call 703-791-7287 to confirm meeting location.
2016 - 2017 MEETING DATES
February Monthly SEAC Committee Meeting
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kelly Leadership Center
Future Monthly Committee Meetings
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Presentation - Annual Budget Plan
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Tuesday, May, 16, 2017
All School Board and SEAC meetings are open to the public. You may
contact the Chairman, Rhonda Tabor at 703.583.3576
or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Maria Cheeks, the Vice Chair at
email@example.com to discuss your views on special education.