Special Education Advisory Committee logo


The SEAC is organized and functions in accordance with state and federal requirements. The Committee's functions include the following:

  • Monthly meetings with Director of the Office of Special Education;
  • Determining needs of children with disabilities within the county;
  • Developing priorities and strategies for meeting identified needs of children with disabilities;
  • Prepare and submit an annual report to the Prince William County School Board.


The SEAC is composed of representatives selected by members of the School Board and the Superintendent of Schools. Members serve without compensation.  

To apply for SEAC membership click on the link to download the application. The completed application should be emailed to [email protected]

SEAC Membership Application (PDF).


The activities of the SEAC are governed by the State of Virginia’s Special Education Advisory Committee by-laws and the Prince William County Special Education Advisory Committee by-laws. Subcommittees are established to help conduct the work of the committee. Members are assigned or volunteer to serve on subcommittees. Department of Education staff members are available at each meeting, to provide technical assistance.


The SEAC meets in regular session eight (8) times a year, on the third (3rd) Tuesday of the month, at The Kelly Leadership Center. Each regular session consists of Public Comment, Director of Special Education Time, Member Time as well as New and Old Business. Public Comment begins at 7 p.m. Parents and guardians are invited to attend. Advance notice is not needed to speak during Public Comment. Call 703-791-7287 to confirm meeting location.

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Public Notice


The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will meet on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from 6 - 9 p.m., citizen comment time starting at 7 p.m., in Conference Rooms 2002-2004 at the Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Road, Manassas, VA 20112. All meetings will be in-person.

All School Board and SEAC meetings are open to the public. You may contact any member to discuss your views on Special Education.

2021-22 Meetings

Third Tuesday of each Month
7–9 p.m.
Kelly Leadership Center, Room 2002-2004

*Please be advised, that this schedule is subject to have meeting modifications. All meeting will be in-person.

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Meeting ID: 923 7481 4793
Password: 576616


September 21, 2021
October 19, 2021
November 16, 2021
December 14, 2021
January 18, 2022
February 15, 2022
March 15, 2022
April 19, 2022
May 17, 2022


SEAC Agendas & Minutes

All School Board and SEAC meetings are open to the public. You may contact the Chairman, Jaime Van Echo at [email protected] to discuss your views on special education.

SEAC Representatives

Jaime Van Echo
[email protected]
Superintendent Representative

Shandel Lohr
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At-Large Representative

Katherine Lekbad
[email protected]
Teacher Representative

Deborah Tekampe
[email protected]
Gainesville District Representative

Angela Lello
[email protected]
Occoquan District Representative

Beverly Hicks
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Brentsville District Representative

Jason Rock
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Woodbridge District Representative

Angela Comiskey
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Neabsco District Representative

David Miles
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Potomac District Representative

Sarah Pitkin
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Coles District Representative

Tara Aqdas
[email protected]
Superintendent Representative

Jennifer Andrew
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Superintendent Representative

Darianella Baret
[email protected]
Superintendent Representative