Special Education Advisory Committee

The Role of the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC), as Defined by Virginia Department of Education Regulations:

  1. Advise the local school division of needs in the education of children with disabilities;

  2. Participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of children with disabilities;

  3. Submit periodic reports and recommendations regarding the education of children with disabilities to the division superintendent for transmission to the local school board;

  4. Assist the local school division in interpreting plans to the community for meeting the special needs of children with disabilities for educational services;

  5. Review the policies and procedures for the provision of special education and related services prior to submission to the local school board; and

  6. Participate in the review of the local school division's annual plan.

Special Education Advisory Council



                                          Mr. Gannon Bender                          Community Representative

                                                  Ms. Jessica Radford                          Check Elementary School

                                                  Ms. Rose Cherrix                               Floyd County High School

                                                  Ms. Cindy Gray                                  Indian Valley Elementary School

                                                  Ms. Sherry Slaughter                       Willis Elementary School

                                                  Ms. Amanda Thomson                     Floyd Elementary School


                                                  Ms. Dawn Weeks                              Teacher Representative

                                                  Ms. Melissa McDaniel                      Consultant 



                                                        Special Education Advisory Council Meeting Dates for 2016-2017

School Board Office @ 5:00 p.m.


                                                                                                    October 20th, 2016

                                                                                                  November 17th, 2016

                                                                                                    February 16th, 2017

                                                                                                      March 16th, 2017