Student Support Services


Want to become a member of the Special Education Advisory Council?

Local Special Education Advisory Council

Louisiana law requires that each school district establish and maintain a local Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC).

What is the role of the SEAC?

The purpose of the SEAC is to provide advice and feedback regarding special education policies, procedures, and resources. The SEAC is also intended to engage in outreach activities to increase the level of community knowledge, support, and collaboration regarding special education.

What are the membership requirements for the local SEAC?

Louisiana law requires the number and composition of SEAC to be determined by the Superintendent. The SEAC for the WPSS consists of at least eight (8) individuals, including the following:

When does the SEAC meet?

The SEAC is required to meet three (3) times per year.

How can I apply to become a SEAC member?

If you are interested in becoming a member of WPSS’s SEAC, please complete the application. If you have any questions, please contact Tricia Smith, Director of Student Support Services at 985-839-9816 or 


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