Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The Committee

The committee wishes to help children with learning disabilities by identifying the needs of these children and tending to them accordingly.

  1. We will provide advice concerning unmet needs in education of students with disabilities in Madison County, Virginia
  2. Assist in the formulation and development of long-range plans which will provide services needed for students with disabilities in Madison County, Virginia schools and community
  3. Participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of students with disabilities
  4. Submit periodic reports and recommendations regarding the education of students with disabilities to the Superintendent for transmission to the school board
  5. Assist in interpreting the community plans for meeting the needs of students with disabilities for educational services
  6. Review annually the updated Annual Special Education Plan and the Application for Federal Flow-Through Funds thirty calendar days prior to submission by the Superintendent to the School Board

Committee Membership

The committee will have only fifteen seats available on it and voting members is recommended by the committee to the superintendent for appointment by the school board.


Members of the committee include but are not limited to :

  • Persons with Disabilities
  • Parents/Guardians of Persons With Disabilities
  • One Teacher
  • Community Civic Organizations
  • Business and Industry
  • Public Agencies Concerned With the Care of Persons With Disabilities
  • Other Local Advisory Committees Concerned With the Education and Training of Persons With Disabilities

County Representatives

The special education administrator for Madison County (or designee) shall serve as consultant to the committee, but shall have no vote.

Visit Our Parent Resource Center

This local Parent Resource Center works to promote an understanding of the special education process by establishing a working relationship among parents of children with disabilities in Madison County, educators and varied community resources. In addition, the Parent Resource Center maintains a book and video lending library to provide historical and current information on meeting the needs of special needs students.

Interested in becoming

a SEAC member?

Interested in making a better community by helping our children? Join the SEAC committee today!