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Special Education/Learning Services
Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
2016-2017
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BLUEWATER
DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
Administration office: 1-800-661-7509



WHAT IS SEAC?


Ontario’s Education Act stipulates that every exceptional student is entitled to special education programs and services meeting his or her unique needs.

The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is mandated by the Ministry of Education and Training and every Board is required to establish a SEAC.

The Committee, which is appointed by the Board, is made up of representatives of local associations, community agencies, trustees and student trustees/senators of the Board.  Student Services staff provide support and resources for the committee.





WHAT DOES THE SEAC DO?


SEAC makes recommendations to the District School Board on matters concerning the establishment and development of special education programs.

SEAC members participate in the annual review of the Board’s Special Education Plan.

SEAC members participate in the Board’s annual budget process as it relates to special education.

SEAC members provide updates from their agencies and associations.

SEAC members participate on committees and attend workshops dealing with special education.

SEAC members provide information and support to parents, teachers and schools as requested.

SEAC members advocate for all children.

For detailed information about the history and function of SEAC please visit, www.seac-learning.ca



SEAC PRIORITIES FOR 2016-2017

SEAC Voice and Student Voice

Student/Home/School - Working Together

Communication




2016-2017 MEETING DATES:

September 26, 2016; October 24, 2016; November 28, 2016; December 19, 2016; January 23, 2017; February 27, 2017; March 27, 2017; April 24, 2017; May 29, 2017; June 26, 2017






WHO ARE THE SEAC MEMBERS?



Tracy Lynn Atkinson
Member at Large at 519-369-5707

Susan Batten
Member at Large at 519-377-5351

Cathy Clarke or Karla Lang
Keystone Child, Youth & Family Services at 519-371-4773 ext. 116

Jim Dawson or Marilyn McComb
Trustee, Bluewater District School Board at 519-924-3766 or 519-376-4770

Paul Eichhorn or Jennifer Miller
Autism Ontario Grey Bruce at 519-477-1403

Cheree Urscheler
First Nation Trustee, Bluewater District School Board at 519-363-2014

Victoria Lemoine or Julie Lipsett
Bruce Grey Child and Family Services at 519-372-2526 ext. 4263

Jackie Ralph or Robyn Wilson
Canadian Mental Health Association at 519-371-3642

Julie Reitzel
Member at Large at 519-924-4744

Jane Thomson
Trustee, Bluewater District School Board at 519-793-3788

Marlene Webb or Sheryl Marshall
Community Living, Walkerton & District at 519-881-3713

Please feel free to contact any of the above for more information









Please feel free to contact any of the above for more information



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