Halton school board needs members from Burlington, Oakville, Milton for special committee

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Published October 4, 2022 at 1:27 pm

If you’re a residents of Burlington, Oakville, Milton or Halton Hills with an interest in special education, here’s the perfect opportunity.

The Halton District School Board’s Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is seeking local organizations and individuals to become members of the committee.

SEAC is an advisory group to the board which brings forward information and recommendations regarding programs and services for exceptional pupils.

The Committee makes recommendations to the Board concerning the establishment, development and delivery of special education programs and services.

Two trustees and representatives from up to 12 local associations serve on SEAC, as well as up to three members at large.

In order to serve on SEAC, associations or organizations must operate locally and be affiliated with a provincial association/organization dedicated to the well-being or interests of exceptional children.

The HDSB also requires a maximum of three “members-at-large” to serve on SEAC. For the “members-at-large” positions, applicants must:

  • be a Canadian citizen, age 18 years or older
  • be a resident within the jurisdiction of the HDSB
  • be a public school supporter
  • submit their application with a letter indicating the strengths they would bring to this position

Local organizations interested in participating on SEAC for the HDSB are asked to submit a letter explaining their interest, including their nomination for SEAC representative and alternate for the association

All documents, letters and/or applications must be submitted by Nov. 30 to Lorna Goodrow, Special Education Services, New Street Education Centre, 3250 New Street, Burlington, ON L7N 1M8.

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