Posted Date: 02/14/2023
Madison Parish School Board
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COUNCIL
Want to become a member of the Special Education Advisory Council??
Local Special Education Advisory Council
Louisiana law requires that each school district and charter school to establish and maintain a local Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC).
What is the role of the SEAC?
The purpose of the SEAC is to provide advice and feedback regarding special education policies, procedures, and resources. The SEAC is also intended to engage in outreach activities to increase the level of community knowledge, support, and collaboration regarding special education.
What are membership requirements for local Special Education Advisory Committees?
Louisiana law requires the number and composition of SEAC to be determined by the Superintendent. The SEAC for the Madison Parish School Board consists of four (4) individuals1, including the following:
$ (2) members who are parents or legal guardians of students with an exceptionality, other than gifted and talented, who are enrolled in a school under the jurisdiction of the MPSB.
$ (1) member who is a teacher, principal, or paraprofessional; and
$ (1) member who is another special education stakeholder
$ A chairperson designated by the Superintendent
When does the SEAC meet?
The SEAC is required to meet three (3) times per year.
How can I apply to become a SEAC member?
If you are interested in becoming a member of Madison’s SEAC, please contact the Special Education Office:
Madison Parish School District
Tanya Neller-Shorter, Special Education Supervisor
Phone: (318) 574-4005
The Superintendent reserves the right to reduce the number of committee members if the district is unable to obtain a sufficient number of qualified applicants for the Council.