The Maryland Special Education State Advisory Committee (SESAC) is established in accordance with the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B. The mission of the SESAC is to advise and assist the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services (DEI/SES) in administering, promoting, planning, coordinating, and improving the delivery of special education and related services to assure that all children with disabilities, three through 21 years of age, and their families have access to appropriate education and related services. SESAC Bylaws
Membership – SESAC membership conforms to the requirements of federal and State regulations. The majority of the members shall be individuals with disabilities or parents of students, ages birth through 21, with disabilities.
Ex-Officio- Kathy Kaufman (Carroll County Public Schools)
SESAC Staff- Carmen Brown (Division of Early Intervention/Special Education)
Meetings- SESAC general meetings are open to the public. Special needs requests, including interpreter and translator services, should be requested at least two (2) weeks prior to a scheduled meeting to allow adequate time to secure a service provider. For meeting information or to request special accommodations, contact the SESAC staff in the Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services at 410-767-7197. Please note, the SESAC meeting schedule is subject to change.
SESAC Meeting Schedule 2018-2019 Revised 1/23/19
Agendas and Minutes
200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
410-767-0100 • 1-888-246-0016
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