Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

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    Applications are accepted each spring for openings on the committee beginning the following school year. For more information, please contact Scott Schinderle, Executive Director of Student Services.

  • Lake Oswego School District Student Services Department is excited to announce the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC), a rebranded collaboration between Student Services staff and parents/guardians of students receiving special education services or 504 plan accommodations.


    The primary activities of the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) include:

    • Commitment to attend meetings (typically once per month) to receive/share information and provide feedback on special education services in our district
    • Share resources with parents/guardians of students receiving special education services
    • Assist with parent/guardian workshops
    • Serve as a liaison between the Student Services Department and each building’s School Advisory Committee (SAC)


    Other Committee Information

    Members*: 12 (one parent/guardian per school & Community Transition Program)

    Student members: As applicable; invite based on topics

    Membership: Annual google form/interest survey submitted to the Executive Director

    Meeting Frequency: Typically monthly (but will vary due to shorter instructional months and our participation in districtwide advisory committee meetings)

    Meeting Format: In-person or Zoom with agenda & meeting minutes

    Financial: District funding as necessary

    *Parent/guardian members are required to register as a volunteer with LOSD annually since students may be in attendance at our meetings