The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) works with the School Board, administrators, parents and teachers who are responsible for students receiving special education services.

 

Belmont Station Elementary Representative

 

The role of the rep is to attend meetings and provide monthly updates to the PTA informing our school community of upcoming events, activities and news of special interest. 

 Belmont Station Representative:  Rachael Perrot

 

When Are Meetings?

SEAC usually meets monthly during the school year on the first Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. Meetings are held in Room 100 at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Building, 2100 Education Court, Ashburn. There is a presentation at each meeting of interest to parents, staff, and educators. Please check the website at http://www.lcps.org, click “parents”, then select Special Education Advisory Committee confirm current meeting dates and presentation topics.

This year’s meeting dates are:
   
September 2019 TBD
October 2019
 
 
November  2019  
December  2019  
January  2020  
 
 
   
February  2020  
March  2020  
April 2020  
May 2020  
   
 
 

Who May Attend Meetings?

All meetings are open to the public. SEAC welcomes anyone interested in special education. There is a designated time for public comment during the meeting. This is an opportunity to share successful educational experiences and express general concerns regarding educational issues for students with disabilities.

What Does SEAC Do?

  • Advise the local school system of the needs in the education of children with disabilities.
  • Assist the local school system in the development of long-range plans which will provide needed services for children with disabilities.
  • Submit periodic reports and recommendations regarding the education of children with disabilities to the local school board.
  • Review annually the school system’s updated special education plan and application for federal funding.

How Do We Do It?

  • Informative presentations for parents and educators at the monthly meetings;
  • Provide helpful and timely information via the SEAC website and Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/loudounseac). The web page is located at http://www.lcps.org, click “Parents”, then select Special Education Advisory Committee.
  • Recognition for Excellence in Supporting Special Education Awards Program. This year’s award ceremony will be held on May ;
  • Invites each school to appoint a SEAC representative.


Other available resources

Parent Resource Center
The Loudoun County Parent Resource Center is a place for parents and professionals can come to learn about a variety of disabling conditions, the Special Ed process, and resources available to special needs students and their families or families who are experiencing difficulties in school, home, or the community. The PRC website is http://www.lcps.org/prc.

Virginia Family Special Education Connection

Providing families with critical information regarding special education in Virginia.

www.vafamilysped.org

 

Paxton Campus Activities

www.paxtoncampus.org