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Special Education District Advisory Committee (DAC)

The charge of the Special Education Care District Advisory Committee shall be to:
  1. Advise the Board of Education about attitudes, opinions and issues significant to the Special Education community

  2. Hold monthly meetings open to the public and provide Spanish translation when needed

  3. Act as a conduit for flow of information between the Special Education community at large and the Board of Education.

  4. Continue to bring parent’s questions and concerns to the BOE regarding curriculum and programs in math, literacy, reading and autism.

  5. Provide a forum for District staff and other speakers to share information relevant to the Special Education community

  6. To enhance District-wide outreach to Special Education parents, continue the practice of rotating meeting locations to include school sites

  7. To address topical concerns utilizing subcommittees, either Ad Hoc and/or Standing Committees, as defined by the Brown Act.

  8. Continue to review the Special Education budget with the District’s Chief Financial Officer utilizing CFO’s recently created Special Education specific reporting format

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Charges for 2018/18

Charge One
SEDAC will support the development of an effective special needs parental community to assist parents in familiarizing themselves with District supports, parent networking opportunities, parent education sessions and Community resources.

Charge Two
The District and SEDAC will develop a plan to communicate to parents about resources and programming that is available.

Charge Three
A SEDAC task force will update the Parent to Parent Transition Plan Guidelines document that includes supports and guidance for high school students including eighth grade transitioning students.

Charge Four
Continue to build upon the work done in the area of social emotional justice, focusing on inclusion and empathy.

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
1651 16th Street
Santa Monica, California 90404