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The meeting of MCPS' Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will be on May 23rd from 7 to 9 p.m.
MCPS Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr will attend the meeting to discuss special education in MCPS. Attendees will be able to ask questions.
The meeting will be held in the auditorium at the Carver Educational Services Center (850 Hungerford Drive) in Rockville. All are welcome. Babysitting is provided.
Special Education Advisory Committee
What is the Special Education Advisory Committee?
The Special Education Advisory Committee is comprised of parents, MCPS staff, and representatives of Montgomery County community groups that advocate for children with special needs and serve to advocate for, and advise, the Department of Special Education.
When does the committee meet?
The public is welcome to attend.
What is the format of the meetings?
Each meeting has public comments from 7:00 - 7:15 pm (pre-sign up by e-mailing CoChairs) Bring at least 5 copies of your comments to be used for follow up after meeting. No decision will be made on public comment items during actual SEAC meeting. Any follow up information will be handled outside the meeting through appropriate MCPS staff. Public Comment participants will have 3 minutes.
No comments should be made that are derogatory or critical of specific MCPS staff members or any other individual on any level. Issues of concern brought forth in public comments should be expressed in global terms. If there is a time sensitive "personal" situation please alert SEAC CoChairs so they might help you and direct you to appropriate staff members to help resolve the issue.
Public Comments are followed with Special Education Department updates by the directors of Department of Special Education.
Who are the CoChairs of the committee?
SEAC CoChairs can be accessed for any questions or concerns. The CoChairs are
Who do I contact for more information about the committee?
For more information, contact the MCPS Department of Special Education at 301-279-3135 or one of the CoChairs.