Special Education Advisory Committee seeks new members

Deadline to submit resume to HDSB committee is Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

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Halton District School Board’s Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is seeking new members from the Halton community to apply to join.

Under Ontario’s Education Act, every school board must have a Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) that advises the Board on specific information, advice and assistance to parents/guardians whose children may require additional support. The committee makes recommendations to the Board concerning the establishment and development of special education programs and services.

Two categories of membership are:

  1. Local organizations to become members of the committee. The association or organization of parents must operate locally within the jurisdiction of the Board, and be affiliated with a provincial association/organization dedicated to the well-being or interests of exceptional children. The organization must meet all other requirements as outlined in Regulation 464/97 for membership to SEAC.
  2. ‘Members-at-large’ (maximum of three people)

Members-at-large must have the following qualifications:

  • A Canadian citizen 18 years or older
  • A resident within the jurisdiction of Halton District School Board
  • A public school supporter

In total, 30 people (including alternates) serve on SEAC.

Board employees are not eligible for appointment.

Those interested are asked to submit a resume to Rebecca Bardin, SEAC/Student Services Assistant, via email at bardinr@hdsb.ca by Friday, November 28, 2014.

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