Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/16/2022 - 6:30 PM
Category: Consent Calendar
Type: Action
Subject: Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) 2021-2022 Annual Report and Scope of Work
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Goal 1: Systemic Alignment
ACPS will build a culture of continuous improvement and design equitable systems for school and instructional improvement.
Goal 2: Instructional Excellence
ACPS will ensure that all students have access to and engagement with high-quality instruction.
Goal 3: Student Accessibility and Support
ACPS will ensure students have equitable access to and engagement with programs and supports that reduce barriers to learning.
Goal 4: Strategic Resource Allocation
ACPS will strategically provide differentiated resources and supports to schools and departments.
Goal 5: Family and Community Engagement
ACPS will ensure that all families and community members feel welcomed, respected, and valued.
Policy: BCF - Advisory Committees to the School Board
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable)
File Attachment:
Agenda Item Summary: The Annual Report provides a summary of SEAC accomplishments over the last year and identifies plan objectives and the key targets achieved during the report year. The focus areas discussed were designed to provide advice regarding intervention and supports for our students, parents, administrators, and faculty so as to achieve effective outcomes for SWD, and the report provides descriptions of the activities and recommendations for School Board consideration.

The 2021-2022 Scope of Work includes numerous goals and objectives. The major purpose of SEAC is to provide an opportunity for parents and other school board appointees to have a voice in the way ACPS provides services to students with disabilities. As a committee, we are aligning our work with the ACPS 2025: Equity for All. Our work encompasses many subcommittees that will focus on tasks, deliverables, and other action items to support the committee at large when advocating for students with disabilities (SWD) within the division.
Background: School Board Policy BFA establishes a Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC). The committee is charged with providing advice to the Board regarding the provision of Special Education (SPED) services to Students With Disabilities (SWD) served by ACPS. According to state regulations, the functions of the local advisory committee shall be as follows:

Advise the local school division of needs in the education of children with disabilities;
Participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of children with disabilities;
Submit periodic reports and recommendations regarding the education of children with disabilities to the division superintendent for transmission to the local school board;
Assist the local school division in interpreting plans to the community for meeting the special needs of children with disabilities for educational services;
Review the policies and procedures for the provision of special education and related services prior to submission to the local school board; and
Participate in the review of the local school division's annual plan.

This document was developed to implement a Scope of Work designed to achieve the committee’s goals.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board accept the 2021-2022 SEAC End of Year Report and 2021-2022 SEAC Scope of Work.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Terri H. Mozingo - Chief Academic Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Kelly Carmichael Booz Moved, Member Willie F. Bailey, Sr. seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends that the School Board accept the 2021-2022 SEAC End of Year Report and 2021-2022 SEAC Scope of Work.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 9 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 9 - 0
Meagan L. Alderton     Yes
Jacinta Greene     Yes
Dr. Michelle Rief     Yes
Kelly Carmichael Booz     Yes
Tammy Ignacio     Yes
Christopher Harris     Yes
Abdel-Rahman Elnoubi     Yes
Dr. Ashley Simpson Baird     Yes
Willie F. Bailey, Sr.     Yes