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EMERGENCY MESSAGE: 3/21/2018 at 6:46 AM -- Refresh page to update message

Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late on Thursday, March 22, 2018, due to emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at 10:50 a.m. or earlier are canceled. Administrative offices will open on time. Day care programs in school buildings may remain open as scheduled.

MENSAJES DE EMERGENCIA: 3/21/2018, 6:46 AM -- Refresque la página para actualizar mensaje

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) abrirán dos horas más tarde el jueves, 22 de marzo de 2018 debido a las condiciones del tiempo. El servicio de autobús escolar será provisto con dos horas de retraso. Los programas de prekindergarten, los programas de Head Start en la mañana, otros programas de medio día durante horas de la mañana y excursiones escolares quedan canceladas. Actividades y programas que comienzan a las 10:50 a.m. o antes quedan canceladas. Las oficinas administrativas abrirán en horario regular. Los programas de cuidado infantil en los edificios escolares podrán abrir en horario regular.

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Office of Special Education Services

Services for students with disabilities
from birth through age 21

SEAC Events

Thursday, March 22
SEAC Meeting

Thursday, April 26
SEAC Meeting

Thursday, May 24
SEAC Meeting

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Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The Special Education Advisory Committee is comprised of parents/guardians, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) staff members, and representatives of Montgomery County community groups that advocate for students with special needs and serve to advocate for, and advise, the Department of Special Education Services.

Committee Meetings


Fourth Thursday of every month
7:00–9:00 p.m.


Carver Educational Services Center (CESC) - Directions 
850 Hungerford Drive 
Rockville, MD 20850

The public is welcome to attend.
Child care is available.
*Please view calendar to check room locations. 

Meeting Format:

Each meeting has public comments from 7:00–7:15 p.m. (pre-sign up by e-mailing CoChairs) Bring at least five copies of your comments to be used for follow-up after meeting.  No decision will be made on public comment items during actual SEAC meeting.  Any follow up information will be handled outside the meeting through appropriate MCPS staff members. Public Comment participants will have three minutes.

No comments should be made that are derogatory or critical of specific MCPS staff members or any other individual on any level. Issues of concern brought forth in public comments should be expressed in global terms. If there is a time sensitive "personal" situation please alert SEAC CoChairs so they might help you and direct you to appropriate staff members to help resolve the issue.

Public Comments are followed with Department of Special Education Services updates by the directors of Department of Special Education.

SEAC CoChairs

SEAC CoChairs can be accessed for any questions or concerns. The CoChairs are:

SEAC Meeting Notes

For more information, contact the MCPS Department of Special Education Services at 301-279-3135 or one of the CoChairs.


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