Special Education Advisory Committee

The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is appointed by the local School Board. The membership includes parents of children with disabilities, individuals with disabilities, local school personnel and representatives from community agencies that provide services to and persons with disabilities.

The functions of the Special Education Advisory Committee are:

  • To advise the school division of needs in the education of students with disabilities.
  • To participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of students with disabilities.
  • To submit periodic reports and recommendations regarding the education of students with disabilities.
  • To assist the school division in interpreting to the community plans for meeting the special needs of students with disabilities for educational services.
  • To review the policies and procedures for the provision of special education and related services prior to submission to the local school board.
  • To participate in the review of the school division’s annual plan.

For information about serving on the committee or about committee meeting dates, times, and location, call the Parent Support and Information Center at 757.263.2066.

Special Education Advisory Board Members - 2017-2018

Sandra Hermann, Chairperson
Dr. Lee Woodard, Vice Chair
Cheryl Ward, Secretary

  • Carol Blackwell (Consultant)
  • Christy Blount
  • Carol Brubaker
  • Dr. Veleka Gatling (Consultant)
  • Denise Glatt
  • Sheri Hight
  • Brent Ibata
  • Carol Koceja
  • Suzie Kumpf (Consultant)
  • Michele Redmond
  • Donna Robel
  • Lori Shedlock
  • Tania Sotomayor (Consultant)

Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting Calendar 2017-2018

Unless otherwise noted, all Special Education Advisory Committee meetings are held in Room 25 of the Special Education Annex, 1413 Laskin Road.

Day Date Time Location/Meeting Minutes
Monday 09/11/17 9:30 a.m.
Monday 10/16/17 6:30 p.m. Princess Anne High School
4400 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Monday 11/13/17 6:30 p.m. Community Resource Fair
Landstown High School
2001 Concert Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Monday 01/29/18
Rescheduled from 01/08
9:30 a.m.
Monday 02/12/18 6:30 p.m. Princess Anne High School
4400 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Monday 03/12/18 9:30 a.m.
Monday 05/14/18 9:30 a.m.
Monday 06/11/18 9:30 a.m.

Archive SEAC Meetings