The State has established and maintains an advisory panel for the purpose of providing policy guidance with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities in the State.
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, effective September 15, 2022, all notices of the meetings of the Arizona Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP) and any of its committees, task forces, subcommittees, advisory committees, and public hearings will be posted virtually on the Board’s website at https://www.azed.gov/specialeducation/seap/, and posted physically in the lobby of the Arizona Department of Education Office located at 1535 W Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85007.
A courtesy copy of public postings can be found at the Arizona Department of Education Office located at 100 N 15TH AVE, Phoenix AZ 85007, United States, please request copies in advance by emailing the SEAP Inbox at [email protected].
Board Meetings, Committee Meetings, and Public Hearings are currently being held virtually and in-person. To speak at a meeting please register using the link provided on the agenda of the meeting you wish to speak at.
If you wish to particiapte in-person and are not a SEAP Member, please email Rebekah Arrowsmith at [email protected].
Approved Minutes 1/21/20 (to be posted shortly after the June 2 meeting)
Procedure for Submitting Public Comment: All public comments for the meeting will be accepted in written form only. All public comments will be posted on the SEAP website and will not be read. All public comments are due to SEAP staff by 8:30 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020 via the Request to Speak Form and will be posted on the SEAP website and available for review by start of SEAP Meeting on June 2, 2020.
Emergency Special Education Advisory Panel Meeting
Purpose: To discuss the proposed special education state board rule package (Arizona Administrative Code R7-2-401) and provide comment to the State Board of Education prior to the August 28, 2017 State Board meeting.
Special Education Data Updates Webinar Wednesday, February 15th
The Exceptional Student Services Data Management team will host the next Special Education Data Updates live webinar on Wednesday, February 15th, from 2pm – 3pm. This session will cover a variety of data topics that will include (subject to change):
The ADE/ESS Professional Learning and Sustainability unit is pleased to announce two “grow your own” opportunities for educators in Arizona public schools.
The General Education Teacher to Special Education Teacher (GETSET) program provides tuition reimbursement to certified general education teachers who want to pursue a career change to become certified in an area of special education.
The Special Education Teacher Tuition Assistance (SETTA) program provides tuition reimbursement to paraprofessionals and educational interpreters that leads to special education teaching certification.