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Purpose

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.

Membership

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 PWCSSEAC@pwcs.edu.

SEAC Membership Application (PDF).

Organization

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.

Meetings

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.

Public Notice

SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MEET

The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will meet on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 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 with a Zoom alternative.

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 with a Zoom alternative.

Join the meeting via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 923 7481 4793
Password: 576616

Date Agenda & Minutes Meeting Information
September 21, 2021    
October 19, 2021    
November 16, 2021    
December 21, 2021    
January 18, 2022    
February 15, 2022

March 15, 2022  

April 19, 2022
  
May 17, 2022   

 

All School Board and SEAC meetings are open to the public. You may contact the Chairman, Jaime Van Echo at jayve.slp@gmail.com to discuss your views on special education.

SEAC Representatives

Jaime Van Echo
jayve.slp@gmail.com
Superintendent Representative

Katherine Lekbad
secretarypwcsseac@gmail.com
Secretary

Shandel Lohr
shandellohr@gmail.com
At-Large Representative

Katherine Lekbad
seacteachrep@gmail.com
Teacher Representative

Deborah Tekampe
deborah_tekampe@comcast.net
Gainesville District Representative

VACANT
Occoquan District Representative

Beverly Hicks
Beverly.brenner@gmail.com
Brentsville District Representative

Shelly Witte
shellywitte@gmail.com
Woodbridge District Representative

Angela Comiskey
acomiskey@ct-pllc.com
Neabsco District Representative

Brandi Workman
brandi.ps@gmail.com
Potomac District Representative

Sarah Pitkin
pitkinse1@gmail.com
Coles District Representative

Tara Aqdas
taqdas3@gmail.com
Superintendent Representative

VACANT
Superintendent Representative

VACANT
Superintendent Representative