Special Education → Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC)
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SECAC 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 Office of Special Education.
Please sign-up to and join our SECAC meetings! SECAC is open to everyone. Please complete this form to help us plan future meetings in 2022-2023 and to receive emails.
Latest Updates: Join our next SECAC meeting on Thursday, February 23 at 7PM
Our most recent SECAC meeting was on January 26, 2023 | Agenda | Meeting Video | Presentation Slides
* Added: Contact an Area Supervisor
The public is welcome to attend.
Each meeting has public comments from 7:00–7:15 p.m. If you are interested in giving public comment, pre-sign up ahead of the meeting by completing this form or e-mailing the 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 SECAC meeting. Any 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 SECAC CoChairs so they might help you and direct you to appropriate staff members to help resolve the issue.
Public comments are followed with updates by the directors in DSES.
SECAC CoChairs can be accessed for any questions or concerns. The CoChairs are:
For more information, contact the MCPS Department of Special Education Services at 240-740-3900 or one of the CoChairs.
Resources for Families
MCPS Annual Special Education Summit - Video Presentations and Slides
MC Recreation: Kids Day Out and Therapeutic Recreation Camp 2022 Information | español
Program Access (Inclusion) Making the Right choice
Maryland State Depart of Education Technical Assistance Bulletin: Specific Learning Disability and Supplement
Unified Physical Education
Inclusive Youth Leadership
Home School Model, Learning and Academic Disabilities, Elementary Learning Centers, Learning For Independence, School/Community-based Program
You may locate and contact your Area Supervisor by school or view the table below by area.
Dr. Cynthia M. Webb
Mrs. Lora S. Johnson
Ms. Claudette R. Smith
Mrs. Kia Middleton-Murphy
Dr. Melissa A. Brunson
Mrs. Kelly J. Jiron
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