Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 3/9/2017 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Calendar
Type: Action
Subject: SEAC Annual Report and Scope of Work
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Objective 1.1 Educational Excellence
ACPS will regularly assess and respond to the needs, interests, and abilities of individual students.
Objective 1.2 Achievement Gaps
ACPS will target academic achievement gaps and increase positive educational outcomes across race/ ethnicity, income, disability, and language subgroups.
Objective 1.3 Disproportionality
ACPS will focus on increasing representation of minority students in talented and gifted programs and in Honors and Advanced Placement courses; decreasing suspension rates of minority students, particularly males; and preventing over-identification of racial/ethnic minorities for remedial or special education services. ACPS will also focus on eliminating gender and racial/ethnic disparities among students enrolling in science, technology, engineering, math, and literature classes and in advanced classes such as honors and Advanced Placement.
Objective 2.3 Community Engagement
ACPS will actively engage families, students, staff, and community members regarding school programs and activities, volunteer opportunities, and events.
Policy: IGBA - Programs for Students with Disabilities
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable)
File Attachment:
Agenda Item Summary: The following information provides the SEAC 2016 Report with the ACPS response following each statement.
Background: The School Board has a strong commitment to citizen participation. The Board appoints advisory committees to provide opportunities for citizens to advise the School Board on major issues pertaining to Alexandria schools. Pursuant to School Board Policy BCF-1, an annual report of recommendations is provided to the Board of Education. In response to recommendations made by the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) in their June 2015 report regarding the delivery of services for students with disabilities in ACPS, the information below is submitted for your consideration.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends approval of the 2015-16 SEAC Annual Report and staff response, as well as the 2016-17 SEAC Scope of Work.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Terri H. Mozingo - Chief Academic Officer
Signed By:
Alvin Crawley - Superintendent
Vote Results: