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Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP)

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The Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP) shall have, and will perform, functions and duties as specified by law. Responsibilities include offering advice, consultation, and recommendations to the Iowa Department of Education regarding matters concerning special education services.

Annual Reports

2020–2021 Special Education Advisory Panel Annual Report

2019–2020 Special Education Advisory Panel Annual Report

2018–2019 Special Education Advisory Panel Annual Report

Meeting Dates, Agendas, and Minutes

Meeting Time and Location
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grimes State Office Building
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0146

If you wish to provide public comment during a meeting, please complete the Providing Public Comment for the Special Education Advisory Panel form prior to the scheduled meeting.

May 6, 2022

April 1, 2022

February 18, 2022

January 7, 2022

November 19, 2021

October 15, 2021

September 10, 2021

September 9, 2021 – Orientation for new members.

May 7, 2021 – Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19. Time adjustment to 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

April 9, 2021 – Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19. Time adjustment to 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

February 19, 2021 – Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19. Time adjustment to 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

January 8, 2021 – Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19. Time adjustment to 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

October 23, 2020 – Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19. Time adjustment to 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

September 18, 2020 – Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19. Time adjustment to 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

September 17, 2020 – Orientation for new members.

July 14, 2020 – Special meeting to discuss Return-to-Learn. Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19.

May 8, 2020 – Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19. Time adjustment to 11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

April 22, 2020 – Special meeting to discuss COVID-19. Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19.

April 3, 2020 – Virtual meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19. Time adjustment to 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

February 21, 2020

January 10, 2020

January 3, 2020

November 22, 2019

October 18, 2019 – Cancelled

September 13, 2019

May 10, 2019

April 12, 2019

February 15, 2019

January 11, 2019

Membership

The membership of the Panel shall consist of representatives from the public and private sectors who by virtue of their position, interest, and training, can contribute to the education of children with disabilities. A majority (51%) of the members of the Panel must be individuals with disabilities or parents of children with disabilities. Complete the SEAP Membership Application if you are interested in serving on the Special Education Advisory Panel.

Guiding Practices

The by-laws provide information that clarify the purpose, responsibility, and procedures of the Special Education Advisory Panel.

SEAP By-Laws (Revised July 2014)

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on October 28, 2021 at 1:05am.