The Washington State Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) is established through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to advise the State Superintendent on matters pertaining to the provision of special education and related services.
SEAC consists of members appointed by the State Superintendent who are committed to quality education for children with disabilities. The council consists of individuals from across the state in many areas of expertise and interest. SEAC members focus on statewide issues impacting special education. SEAC believes that all students with disabilities have the right to a free and appropriate public education in a safe environment that is conducive to learning. We are looking for individuals that represent the following groups or entities:
- Parents of children, aged birth to twenty-six, with disabilities.
- Institutions of higher education that prepare special education and related services personnel.
- Superintendents and principals, including officials who carry out activities under subtitle B of Title VII of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
If you are interested in being considered as a member of SEAC, please take
the opportunity to submit an application (pdf).
If you have any questions, contact:
SEAC Executive Assistant
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
PO Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
(360) 586-0247 Fax