•                                                                               Special Education Advisory Committee



    The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) works with the School Board, administrators, parents and teachers who are responsible for students receiving special education services.


    When Are Meetings?

    SEAC meets monthly during the school year on the first Wednesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30  p.m. Meetings are held at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices, 2100 Education Court, Ashburn. There is a presentation at each meeting of interest to parents, staff, and educators. Please check the website at www.lcps.org/seac


    This year’s meeting dates are:

    • Meeting Program and Schedule


    Who May Attend Meetings?

    All meetings are open to the public. SEAC welcomes anyone interested in special education. There is a designated time for public comment during the meeting. This is an opportunity to share successful educational experiences and express general concerns regarding educational issues for students with disabilities.


    What SEAC Does:

    * Advise LCPS of the needs of students with disabilities;

    * Assist LCPS in the development of long-range plans, which will provide needed services for children with disabilities;

    * Submit reports and recommendations regarding the education of students with disabilities to the School Board; and

    * Review annually the LCPS updated special education plan and application for federal funding.

    How We Do It:

    * Informative presentations for parents and educators at the monthly meetings;

    * Provide helpful and timely information via the SEAC website and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/loudounseac). The web page is located at www.lcps.org/seac.

    * Recognition for Excellence in Supporting Special Education Awards Program. This year’s award ceremony will be held on May 15, 2018;

    * Invites each school to appoint a SEAC representative.

    * Host a bi-annual Town Hall Meeting to receive input from parents and caregivers, which assists SEAC to assess the needs of LCPS students with disabilities. 

    SEAC Board Members
    Sharon Tropf
    Vice Chair, Communications
    Craig Metz
    Vice Chair, Planning
    Shehnaz Khan
    Vice Chair, Membership
    Heidi Bunkua
    Immediate Past Chair
    Dr. Carol Williams-Nickelson
    Alison MacArthur
    School Board
    Chris Croll
    LCPS Staff
    LCPS Staff
    Dr. Patricia D. Nelson
    Director of Special Education

    (571) 252-1011

    Voting Members
    Billie Jo Bevan
    Deana Czaban
    Nancy deLlanas
    Lorraine Hightower
    Jeannine Pepper
    Veena Sajjan


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