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Special Education/Learning Services
Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
2018-2019
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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.  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 2018-2019

SEAC Voice and Student Voice

Student/Home/School - Working Together

Communication




2018-2019 MEETING DATES:

September 24, 2018; October 22, 2018; November 26, 2018; December 17, 2018; January 28, 2019; February 25, 2019; March 25, 2019; April 29, 2019; May 27, 2019; June 24, 2019






WHO ARE THE SEAC MEMBERS?



Lorie Hill
FASworld Canada at 519-832-8293

Sandra Kilby or Cathy Clarke (alternate)
Keystone Child, Youth & Family Services at 519-371-4773

Jackie Ralph
Canadian Mental Health Association at 519-371-3642

Alicia Rosenburg or Victoria Lemoine (alternate)
Bruce Grey Child and Family Services at 519-372-2526

Michelle Shevalier
Member at Large at 519-387-0753

Tracy Lynn Atkinson at 519-369-5707
Marilyn McComb at 519-376-4770
Jennifer Miller at 226-974-0577
Trustee, Bluewater District School Board






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



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