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    Special Education Citizen’s Advisory Committee


        Mission – The Queen Anne’s County (QAC) Special Education Citizen’s  Advisory Committee (SECAC) is committed to ensuring the provision of  quality services to students with disabilities ages birth to 21 by working  collaboratively with families, community, school staff, and other professionals to provide a forum to discuss issues related to and advocate  for positive changes in special education in Queen Anne’s County Public Schools.
    Officers for  2019-2020 School Year
    Committee Chair:  Audri Levering

    Committee Co-Chair: Julie Vallecillo




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    Meeting Dates for the 2019-2020 school year:  If you plan to attend any of the dates, please send RSVP to secac.qac@gmail.com

    Time:    9:30 am - 11:30 am       
    Date:    September 21, 2019       
    Location:    Kent Island Public Library
    Topic:  The Basics of IEPs and Special Education Law
    Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
    Date: October 8, 2019
    Location: Board of Education
    Topic: General Meeting with Open Discussion
    Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
    Date: November 5, 2019 - Cancelled and Rescheduled for 12/3
    Location: Board of Education
    Topic: General Meeting with Open Discussion
    Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
    Date: December 3, 2019
    Location: Board of Education
    Topic: General Meeting with Open Discussion
    Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm
    Date: December 14, 2019
    Location: Centreville Elementary 
    Topic: Holiday Party for Students and Families
    Time: 6:00pm
    Date: February 5, 2020 - CANCELLED
    Location: Board of Education 
    Topic: SECAC Presentation to the Board of Education
               Presentation Link - SECAC Board Presentation
    Time: 6:30pm
    Date: March 26, 2020 NEW DATE: March 24, 2020 CANCELLED
    Location: Chesapeake College: Eastern Shore Higher Education Building
    Topic: Showing and Moderated Presentation of "Intelligent Lives"
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Date: April 21, 2020 - CANCELLED
    Location: Board of Education: Board Room
    Topic: Secondary Transition Night
    Time: 10:00 - 1:00
    Date: May 5, 2020
    Location: Tuckahoe State Park
    Topic: Discovery Day in partnership with QAC Family Support
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Date: May 12, 2020
    Location: Board of Education: Board Room
    Topic: General Meeting: New Officer Elections

    For more information, send an email to   secac.qac@gmail.com



    Membership may consist of:
    • Self-advocates (i.e. individuals with disabilities, including students)
    • Families of students with disabilities
    • Special Education and general education teachers 
    • Related service providers
    • The Office of Special Education and local school administrators
    • The Partners for Success Center
    • Disability and advocacy organizations/groups
    • Institutions of higher learning that prepare special education and related services personnel
    • Post-secondary, vocational, rehabilitative, community and/or business organizations concerned with the provision of education and transition services for students with disabilities.

    Facilitated IEP Meetings
    PURPOSE:  The goal of the facilitated IEP meeting is to help IEP team members communicate effectively and develop an educational program to meet the child’s need.