Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC)
October 27-28, 2020
Virtual Meeting https://zoom.us/j/96106967707
Community Forum information will be posted in October.
February 23-24, 2021
Virtual Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97990178516
Community Forum information will be posted in January.
May 18-19, 2021
Virtual Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98505847371
Community Forum information will be posted in April.
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. WAC 392-172A-07060 provides additional information on the establishment and purpose of the SEAC.
The SEAC consists of members appointed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction 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. The SEAC members focus on statewide issues impacting special education. The 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.
If you are interested in being considered a member of the SEAC, please complete an SEAC member application and mail it along with a current resume' to OSPI-Special Education, SEAC Executive Assistant, PO Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200 or email it to our SEAC email.
SEAC Recommendations & Positions
- SEAC Statement on Federal and State Funding
- SEAC Position on SB 5395
- SEAC Position on Language Access
- SEAC Feedback on the Tiered Multiplier
- SEAC Position regarding Safety Net Rule Change
- SEAC Recommendation De-Link Passage of Statewide Assessment with Graduation Requirements
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
May 8-9, 2019
February 6-7, 2019
November 7-8, 2018
July 19, 2018
*Copies of annual reports may also be obtained by calling OSPI Special Education.