Special Education Advisory Council

Members at SEAC meeting

    The purpose of the Saint Paul Public Schools’ Special Education Advisory Council is to collaborate with the District’s Office of Specialized Services to:

    • Address the unique needs of diverse learners so they can meet their maximum potential.
    • Promote respect and inclusivity for all students and families.
    • Build strong relationships between families, schools, community partners, and district decision makers to influence decisions and policy making.
    • Empower and support parents to effectively advocate for children.
    We do this by: 
    • Informing and educating parents, school staff, students and community members through workshops, websites, and printed materials.
    • Providing opportunities for parents and caregivers to connect with the schools, community resources and each other.
    • Promoting collaboration as a means to improve the education process for all learners.
    • Influencing change, policy and procedures through researching needs and advocating for solutions.


    For additional information about Special Education Advisory Councils refer to PACER Center's information.

    Link to: Pacer Center's Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) website

    Link to: SEAC Strategies for Success: A Guide for Minnesota Local Special Education Advisory Councils