Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

All meetings are open to the public including work sessions.  Visitors and public comment are welcome at all meetings.  Please see the information below on giving public comment.

Meeting Calendar for 2017-2018

  • September 6, 2017 – Topic Transition for Students with Disabilities
  • October 4, 2017 – Inclusion
  • November 1, 2017 – Literacy Based Initiatives for Students with Disabilities
  • January 3, 2018 – Assistive Technology
  • February 7, 2018 – Autism
  • April 11, 2018 – Early Childhood Special Education
  • May 2, 2018 – Committee Work Session

Time:  5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location:  CTC@Hull – 13900 Hull Street Road, Midlothian, VA  23112, Room A256
NOTE:  Visitors should park in the front of CTC@Hull
Call:  (804) 639-8918 for details.


The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) welcomes public comment. A public comment period is provided at every meeting. Community members may appear at the SEAC meeting to submit comment or may provide the comments in writing to the Chair. Public comment is limited to three (3) minutes per speaker with a maximum of fifteen (15)minutes during the designated time on the agenda. Comments may also be emailed to

Persons who wish to address the committee should contact the chairperson in advance of the meeting date in order to be placed on the agenda or submit public comment in writing.

There are two positions for each magisterial district, and the School Board appoints the representatives. Interested persons can find additional information and the application online at

Major activities and functions of SEAC representatives:

  • Advise the School Board of unmet needs in the education of students with disabilities.
  • Assist in the development of long-range plans for providing needed services to students with disabilities.
  • Participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting identified needs.
  • Submit periodic reports and recommendations through the Superintendent to the School Board.
  • Assist in interpreting to the community the school system’s plans for meeting the needs of students with disabilities.
  • Review the school system’s annual special education plan before it is submitted to the School Board.

SEAC Meeting Minutes

Here is how you can access SEAC meeting minutes online.

District Representatives

Bermuda: Kelly Carpenter
Bermuda: Shanna Austin

Clover Hill: Cristal Lake-Sanders
Clover Hill: Dot Heffron

Dale: India Lipton
Dale: Dr. Michelle McQueen-Williams

Matoaca: Dave Drisko
Matoaca: Tammy Burns

Midlothian: Jessica L. Hladky
Midlothian: Kate Brooks