Special Education Advisory Council

  • 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

    Ms. Linda Fox                     Community Representative
    Ms. Tamara Whitlock           Check Elementary School
    Ms. Cindy Gray                   Floyd County High School
    Ms. Leigh Ann Zeman         Indian Valley Elementary School
    Ms. Angie Hylton                Willis Elementary School
    Ms. Leigh Anne Graham      Floyd Elementary School
    Ms. Jennifer Brooke            Floyd County High School
    Ms. Dawn Weeks                Teacher Representative
    Ms. Melissa McDaniel          Consultant              

    Special Education Advisory Council Meeting Dates for 2020-2021.  Meetings will be held virtually for the first semester and well be re-evaluated for the second semester depending on the status of health
    conditions.  Tentative meeting dates are scheduled at 5:00 p.m. on the following dates:

                    Tuesday, October 13, 2020
                    Thursday, November 9, 2020 
                    Tuesday, February 9, 2021 
                    Thursday, March 11, 2021