AA-SECAC is a partnership between parents, families, community leaders, advocates, educators and administrators. The committee works to enhance services available to students with disabilities and to advocate for positive changes in special education in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

    Active, involved parents and supporters of children receiving special education services comprise the Anne Arundel Special Education Citizens' Advisory Committee (AA-SECAC).


    To advise Anne Arundel County Public Schools regarding students with disabilities or special needs.  

    The purpose of the committee is to:

    • Work collaboratively with the AACPS Director of Special Education and stakeholders to advise of issues, priorities, goals and potential solutions designed to improve achievement and outcomes of students with disabilities or special needs.
    • Facilitate effective communications and collaboration between AACPS, children and youth with special needs, parents, advocates, and the community.
    • Provide information and education to parents, educators, students, professionals, and community members on issues related to special education.
    • Promote the acceptance, awareness and inclusion of students with disabilities or special needs in our schools and community.



DRAFT Bylaws for Review

AA-SECAC Meeting Minutes

  • AACPS Department of Special Education presents a screening of Normal Isn't Real - "Normal Isn't Real" is a thought-provoking documentary that challenges societal perceptions of what is considered "normal."   

    The screening is scheduled to take place on March 14, 2024 at Waugh Chapel Stadium 12 & IMAX, located at 1419 S. Main Chapel Way, Gambrills, MD 21054. The doors will open at 5:30 pm, and the screening will commence at 6:15 pm following a brief set of opening remarks. 

    To ensure that we accurately accommodate your attendance, kindly inform us whether you will be requiring 1 ticket or 2. If you need 2 tickets, please provide the name of the additional person who will be joining you for the event. 

    Please reserve your tickets today.  




  • AA-SECAC Officers 2023-2024

    Chair - Kathy Rentfrow

    Co-Chair - Rick Riley (elected 12/14/23)

    Secretary - Corrine Emerson

    Treasurer - Becky Pike (elected 12/14/23)

    Email AA-SECAC - info@aasecac.org


    AA-SECAC Meeting Information 2023-2024  

    To attend virtually, please email AA-SECAC to request a link: info@aasecac.org       

    AA-SECAC Calendar 2023-2024 English/Spanish