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.
The SEAC currently has two IDEA required roles to fill –
- State & local district official who carries
out activities under subtitle B of Title VII of the McKinney Vento Homeless
- A representative from the State child welfare
agency employee responsible for services to children in foster care
If you are interested in being considered as a member of SEAC, please take the opportunity to submit an application (pdf) and a current resume'.
If you have any questions, contact the SEAC Executive Assistant at SEAC@k12.wa.us