Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) Website

Michigan’s Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandated state advisory panel to the State Board of Education and the Michigan Department of Education.

The mission of the SEAC is to promote positive outcomes for all Michigan students with disabilities by:

  • Gathering, sharing and disseminating information.
  • Communicating with stakeholders.
  • Identifying unmet needs.
  • Collaborating with the Office of Special Education.
  • Advising the State Board of Education.

Membership

SEAC members are appointed by the State Board of Education. There are up to 33 members of the SEAC who represent a diverse group of stakeholders (parents, administrators, service providers, advocates, and consumers) concerned with the education of all children, including students with disabilities.

Meeting Information

The SEAC meets at the Lansing Community College West Campus on the first Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. unless indicated otherwise on the schedule. The public is welcome to attend meetings and must sign-in by completing a visitor registration form at the meeting.

2019-2020 SEAC Meeting Schedule
Date Time Location
10/3/19 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lansing Community College - West Campus
11/6/19 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lansing Community College - West Campus
12/4/19 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lansing Community College - West Campus
1/8/20 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Committee Phone Meetings
2/5/20 9 a.m. - Noon Zoom Meeting
3/4/20 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lansing Community College - West Campus
4/1/20 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lansing Community College - West Campus
5/6/20 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lansing Community College - West Campus
6/3/20 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lansing Community College - West Campus

Annual Report

As part of its duties, the SEAC annually submits a report on its activities to the State Education Agency.

SEAC Governance