Nomination Process for SEAC Organization Representation

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YRDSB Seeking Nominations For SEAC Organization Representation

In accordance with the Education Act: Regulation 464/97, Special Education Advisory Committees each school board is required to establish a Special Education Advisory Committee.

The Special Education Advisory Committee of the York Region District School Board is responsible for making recommendations to the Board with respect to any matter affecting the establishment and development of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils of the Board.

Members are expected to attend one meeting per month during the school year at 7 p.m. at the YRDSB Education Centre in Aurora or virtually during the current pandemic. 

The new term for membership will begin on November 15, 2022 ending November 14, 2026.


Current SEAC Organization or Association Representation

Current organization or association representation on YRDSB SEAC for the four-year term starting December 1, 2018 and ending November 14, 2022:



Interested local associations or organizations may submit a letter of nomination for one representative and one alternate representative to prior to July 1, 2022.


“Local association” means an association or organization of parents that operates locally within the area of jurisdiction of a board and that is affiliated with an association or organization that is not an association or organization of professional educators but that is incorporated and operates throughout Ontario to further the interests and well-being of one or more groups of exceptional children or adults. Ontario Regulation 464/97, Special Education Advisory Committees, s. 1.


The York Region District School Board By-Laws Appendix C, Special Education Advisory Committee Operational By-Laws state under membership (Section B) that SEAC members and alternate members must be:

  • a Canadian citizen,
  • of the full age of eighteen years,
  • a resident within the area of jurisdiction of the board,
  • a public school elector, and
  • not employed by the board in which the member resides.


For more information please feel free to reach out to Lori Davenport by email or phone number (905) 727-0022 extension 2027.


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