Anne Arundel Special Education Citizen’s Advisory Committee (SECAC)
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).
AA-SECAC meets monthly with the director and staff of the Division of Special Education and other Anne Arundel County Public Schools staff to share information and help provide direction for special education services.
To advise and provide meaningful input to Anne Arundel County Public Schools regarding the achievement of a Free and Appropriate Education for students with disabilities or special needs in Anne Arundel County.
To facilitate communication and collaboration between parents, families, educators, administrators and community leaders in order to enhance services available for students with disabilities and advocate for positive changes in special education services within the Anne Arundel County Public School System.
The goals of the committee are to:
Work collaboratively with the AACPS Director of Special Education and community stakeholders to identify priorities, goals and potential solutions designed to improve achievement and outcomes of students with disabilities or special needs within AACPS.
Work with all stakeholders to help shape AACPS special education accountability process in a way that drives and supports improved results for students with disabilities and special needs.
Support the efforts of parents to be actively and meaningfully involved in the education process.
Advocate for positive changes in Special Education in AACPS.