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.
ADE/ESS is acutely aware of the shortage of qualified special education teachers and related service providers across Arizona. ESS has multiple activities and programs to support PEAs to confront this shortage every school year. The ESS Recruitment and Retention team has created Developing a Grow Your Own Program: A Guide for Special Education Administrators as a reference as you consider developing and implementing a Grow Your Own program as part of your own recruitment and retention efforts.
The ADE/ESS Assistive Technology (AT) team is excited to announce the 2022–2023 National Presenter Series with Kelli Suding, MEd. This workshop is designed for special educators and related service providers.
“Assistive Technology Integration for All Students”