About Us

Douglas County School District Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) is comprised of parents of students with disabilities, and district staff who share a common interest in quality education for students with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

Mission

The Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) works collaboratively with the Department of Personalized Learning, families and other stakeholders to influence and support programming that meets the unique needs of all learners.

Vision

The Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) gathers and communicates information to influence and support programming for students in special education in Douglas County School District.

Board Members

  • Kerri Tompkins, Chairperson
  • Teresa Engel, Secretary
  • Jeni Cassidy, Treasurer
  • Natalie Mock
  • Laura Flynn Jenkins
  • Aleia Mastronianni
  • Raj Shanmuganathan

Meetings

DCSEAC’s Parent & District Board Meetings 2021-2022 School Year
DCSEAC meets monthly to plan, communicate, and review needs and/or updates. We welcome your input. Please email us with questions, comments or concerns at info@dcseac.org.

  • August 16 – Parent
  • September 2 – Parent/District
  • October 2 – Parent
  • November 4 – Parent/District
  • December 4 – Parent
  • January 6 – Parent/District
  • February 5 – Parent
  • March 3 – Parent/District
  • April 2 – Parent
  • May 5 – Parent/District

For parents coming to meetings:
The Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) Parent/District meetings are open to all parents of students in the Douglas County School District.  Those wishing to attend and observe a Parent/District meeting, please contact DCSEAC via email at info@dcseac.org, prior to the meeting, to inform us that you will be attending.  The Parent/District board meetings will be held on 9/2/20, 11/4/20, 1/6/21, 3/3/21 and 5/5/21. Due to COVID precautions all meetings for the remainder of 2020 will be held virtually. Links will be provided soon.

Those wishing to address the DCSEAC parent board may submit an email to info@dcseac.org describing the matter that is wished to be discussed.  This request must be approved by the DCSEAC parent board in order to be added to the agenda. The submission must be placed one week prior to the meeting.  Upon approval, those wishing to address the parent board will be be given 5 minutes to voice their comments.  If the board determines that the parent board meeting is not the appropriate forum, the request will be forwarded to the appropriate Special Education Coordinators and/or Special Education Directors.  Parent Board Meetings will be held on 10/2/20; 12/4/20, 2/5/21 and 4/2/21. Due to COVID precautions all meetings for the remainder of 2020 will be held virtually.

Contact Us

info@dcseac.org

Recent Posts

Save the Date for our Virtual Transition Fair 

Developmental Pathways is excited to host a Virtual Transition Fair on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Do you know of a student who is aged 16 – 22, who needs support transitioning to adult services? Come hear about SSI/SSDI/Medicaid, Enrollment/Intake, Adult Waivers, Adult Waiver Services, and from our expert panelists. Attached is our save the date. … Continue reading Save the Date for our Virtual Transition Fair 

2021-2022 Shining Star Nominations Are Open

Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) has opened nominations for 2021-2022!  Shining Stars are DCSD staff member/s and schools nominated for outstanding service by the parents and/or caregivers of students receiving special education services.  Recognize their service by nominating them for a Shining Star here. Please visit the link below to submit your Shining Star Nominations.

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