Orientation and Training

Relevant in-service training sessions should be provided for all members during regular SEAC meetings or in an alternative forum on an ongoing basis. Orientation and training sessions for SEAC members may focus on:

  • sections of the Education Act relating to special education;
  • regulations regarding special education;
  • ministry policy statements, including policy/program memoranda;
  • ministry publications;
  • board policies regarding special education programs and services;
  • the board's Special Education Plan and the requirement to report on the provision of their special education programs and services;
  • the roles and responsibilities of the SEAC; and/or,
  • the funding of special education.