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 SEAC are:

  • To participate in the review of the school division's annual plan.
  • 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 contact the SEAC please email them at vbseac.1@gmail.com, visit their Facebook page or call the Parent Support and Information Center at 757.263.2066.

All SEAC meetings are open to the public. Guests are welcome to attend as well as make public comment on issues they believe to be important in the education of students with disabilities in our city.

Special Education Advisory Committee Board Members

  • Katie Ali
  • Meghan Ashburn
  • Sarah Bailey
  • Dawn Candia
  • Megan Graves
  • Sandra Hermann
  • Janice Keener
  • Peter Lee
  • Dodie McGuire-Chair
  • Christina Morrow
  • Lane Mueller
  • Monica Parker-Vice -Chair
  • Donna Robel
  • Margo Savage
  • Lee Woodard

Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting Calendar 2021-2022

Date Location
September 13, 2021 - 9:30 a.m. Kempsville Rec Center
800 Monmouth Lane, 23464
October TBD
November 15, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. P&R Admin Building
2154 Landstown Road, 23456
January 10, 2022 - 9:30 a.m. TBD
February 14, 2022 - 9:30 a.m. TBD
March 14, 2022 - 6:30 p.m. P&R Admin Building
2154 Landstown Road, 23456
May 9, 2022 - 9:30 a.m. TBD
June 13, 2022 - 9:30 a.m. TBD

(Zoom access will be posted on the VBCPS division’s calendar and the SEAC Facebook page prior to the meeting.)


Archive SEAC Meetings