The Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP) meets on Wednesday, June 18, from 9:30 a.m. to not later than 3:00 p.m. in Montgomery.
The public is allowed to comment from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.
There was an opportunity to register to participate via WebEx (online), but that deadline was June 6, 2014. Apologies for not getting this notice online sooner. All notices are shared through the COSEPTA Connections Facebook page.
Meeting is held here. All are welcome.
Here is the official notice:
Here are the Bylaws governing the SEAP.
I will live-blog from the meeting.
The Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP) meeting was held at the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS) building in Montgomery on Thursday, June 7. The meeting began at 9:30 a.m. I wore two hats to the meeting: that of the Alabama School Connection and as Vice President of Legislative and Advocacy for the Community Outreach Special Education Parent Teacher Association (COSEPTA). I am not a member of the SEAP. I attended as an interested observer. The meeting is a public meeting. Additionally, the public was provided access through WebEx. Pre-registration for the WebEx presentation was required.
The SEAP is a state advisory panel mandated under the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) “for the purpose of providing policy guidance with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities in the State.” Continue reading