Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)

Meeting Details
Date / Time 9/28/2023  8:00 am
Type Physical Location Only 
Location DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond Airport, 445 International Center Drive, Sandston, Virginia 23150 
Board Website 
Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 8/29/2023   (167k)
Minutes document agency has not posted
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
The State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC) is organized and functions in accordance with state and federal requirements. The Committee's functions include the following: · defining plans for identifying children with disabilities; · formulating and developing long-range plans that will provide services for children with disabilities; · determining the unmet needs of children with disabilities within the state; · developing priorities and strategies for meeting identified needs of children with disabilities; · reviewing and making public comment on the State Improvement Plan, the procedures for the distribution of funds under Part B of IDEA, and any rules or regulations proposed by the state regarding the education of children with disabilities; · review findings and decisions regarding due process procedures for parents and children; · advise the state in developing corrective action plans to address findings identified in Federal monitoring reports; and · prepare and submit an annual report to the Virginia Board of Education. Additional information related to the SSEAC and its functions can be found on the VDOE website, at State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC). Public comment on topics related to the special education of children with disabilities within the Commonwealth will be accepted in person at the meeting convened on Thursday, September 28, 2023, between 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Public comments will be limited to three minutes per person. This time may be extended if necessary to accommodate all those in attendance who wish to make public comment. Prior registration to make public comment is not required. Written public comment can also be submitted to and should be received by 7 a.m., Thursday, September 28, 2023. All written public comments that are received will be shared with the SSEAC membership following the in-person public comment period on Thursday, September 28, 2023, and will be included in the minutes of the meeting.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to receive comment on a proposed stage
General business of the board
Discuss particular regulations / chapters

Contact Information
Name / Title: Chiquita L. Seaborne, Ph.D.  / Family Engagement Specialist/Special Projects
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 20th Floor
Richmond, 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-3898    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-