The Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP)

The Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP) is a panel that works to improve special education in Pennsylvania. The SEAP: advises the Secretary of Education and the Department of Education on the unmet educational needs of students with disabilities, on corrective action plans, and on developing and implementing policies to improve coordination of services to these students, reviews and comments on Pennsylvania’s Annual Performance Report, on proposed special education regulations, and on funding procedures, and helps the Department of Education develop and report information that is required by law to the U.S. Secretary of Education.

Please use the following link to access materials provided at the scheduled SEAP meetings. http://webapps.pattan.net/seap
 

Schedule: Upcoming SEAP Meetings

Date Time Location
January 16, 2019 6 to 9 PM PaTTAN Harrisburg
January 17, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM PaTTAN Harrisburg
February 20, 2019 6 to 9 PM PaTTAN Harrisburg
February 21, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM PaTTAN Harrisburg
March 10 , 2019 6 to 9 PM

PDE Conference -
Hershey Lodge & Convention Center

March 11, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM PDE Conference -
Hershey Lodge & Convention Center
April 17, 2019 6 to 9 PM PaTTAN Harrisburg
April 18, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM PaTTAN Harrisburg
May 1, 2019         9AM to 2PM          PaTTAN Harrisburg
Mary 2, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM PaTTAN Harrisburg




 
















 

 

Panel

Ms. Cynthia Alvarez
Special Education Teacher
Philadelphia

Ms. Judy Baker
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Bear Lake

Mr. William Barnes
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Langhorne

Ms. Kathleen Coleman
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Strasburg

Dr. Maria Edelberg
Provider/Executive Director
Delaware County IU

Ms. Lisa Fulton
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Harrisburg

Mr. Christopher Grandy
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Charleroi

Ms. Luz Hernandez
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Philadelphia

Ms. Kyu Hwang
Provider/Executive Director, Davidson School
Elwyn

Mr. Joe Kleppick
Parent/Individual with a Disability
East McKeesport

Ms. Gabe LaBella
Rep. of Protection and Advocacy Organization
Philadelphia

Ms. Carmen Medina
PA EHCY Program - McKinney-Vento
Division Chief and State Director

 

Downloads

IDEA Hearing Officer Decisions issued July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  To view a particular decision, please reference this LINK
www.odr-pa.org/wp-content/uploads/pdf/IDEA-HO-Decisions-07-01-17-to-06-30-18.pdf

Mr. Kenneth Oakes
Rep. of Higher Education
Philadelphia

Ms. Diane Perry
Provider/Parent of Individual with a Disability
Norwood

Ms. Lucille Piggott-Prawl
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Bethlehem

Ms. Cathy Roccia-Meier
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Philadelphia

Mr. Bob Savakinus
Rep. of IU Transition
Carbondale

Dr. Gina Scala
Provider/Professor
East Stroudsburg University

Dr. Regina Speaker Palubinsky
Provider/Superintendent
Great Valley SD

Ms. Jane Swan
Rep. of Charter School
Pottstown

Ms. Cecelia Thompson
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Philadelphia

Mr. Edward Titterton
Attorney - Special Education/Appellate Officer
Philadelphia

Mr. Ned Whitehead
Parent/Individual with a Disability
Canton