"Working together to support exceptional pupils"
Under Ontario's Education Act, every exceptional pupil is entitled to special education programs and services which meet his or her needs. In York Region the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) plays a vital role in ensuring that exceptional pupils receive appropriate educational services.
In accordance with the Education Act: Regulation 464/97, Special Education Advisory Committees each school board is required to establish a special education advisory committee.The Special Education Advisory Committee of the York Region District School Board is responsible for making recommendations to the Board with respect to any matter affecting the establishment and development of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils of the Board.
Following is a list of the York Region Special Education Advisory Committee organizations and their current representatives:
Special Education Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public and are usually held on the first Thursday of each month at the Education Centre- Aurora at 7:00 p.m.
For further information on Special Education Advisory Committee meetings, please contact Board and Trustee Services, extension 2262.
For more information about programs offered by the Board to support Special Education, visit Student Services.
If you would like more Information about the Special Education Advisory Committee or special education programs and services in York Region, please call the following personnel:
| Superintendent of Student Services |
Chris McAdam at:
(416) 969-7170 or
(905) 727-0022, Ext. 3236
| Superintendent of Curriculum |
& Instructional Services
Dr. Kathy Witherow at:
(416) 969-7170 or
(905) 727-0022, Ext. 3419