The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is composed of representatives from local associations/agencies, parents/guardians and community members dedicated to furthering the interests and well being of exceptional children and adults. In addition, Lakehead District School Board appoints Trustees to sit on the committee. SEAC is established under Regulation 464/97 s. 2(1).
Our Vision Statement
SEAC members value and promote:
Nurturing the individual child’s unique potential; and
Allowing full development of each child’s innate personal integrity, love of learning, and creativity.
The Committee meets monthly to discuss and make recommendations to the Board in respect of matters affecting the establishment, development and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils. In addition, the committee participates in the annual review of the special education plan, takes part in the annual budget process and reviews financial statements that relate to Special Education. SEAC also provides information and advocacy for parents as requested.
Learn more about SEAC’s Advocacy Role and Advocacy Information for Families from the links at the bottom of this page.
December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2021
|Jennifer Bean||Anishnawbe Mushkiki|
|Ashley Etienne||Anishnawbe Mushkiki|
|Cory Koski||Autism Ontario – Thunder Bay Chapter|
|Debby Dick||Autism Ontario – Thunder Bay Chapter|
|Angela Hill||Children’s Centre Thunder Bay|
|Danielle Miller||Community Representative|
|Wilma Kleynendorst||Dilico Anishinabek Family Care|
|Leslie Harding||Dilico Anishinabek Family Care|
|Miranda Myers||Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Information Network|
|Liz Tod||Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario|
|Carey Murphy||Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario|
|Suzanne Posthumus||OPTIONS Northwest|
|Kelly Matyasovszky||VIEWS For the Visually Impaired – Thunder Bay Region|
|Mike Otway||Voice for Hearing Impaired Children|
SEAC Meeting Schedule
Lakehead District School Board and the Special Education Advisory Committee welcome all parents and the public to SEAC meetings. The Committee meets in the Board Room, Education Centre, 2135 Sills Street, Thunder Bay, at 6:00 p.m. on the following dates. All meetings are held on Wednesdays, unless otherwise noted.
- September 18,2019
- October 16,2019
- November 20,2019
- December 11,2019
- January 15,2020
- February 19,2020
- March 11,2020
- April 15,2020
- May 20,2020
- June 17,2020
Meeting Agendas & Minutes:
The agenda and minutes will be published as they become available. Please use the links below to access meeting agendas and minutes:
- 2010-2011 Meeting Minutes
- 2011-2012 Meeting Minutes
- 2012-2013 Meeting Minutes
- 2013-2014 Meeting Minutes
- 2014-2015 Meeting Minutes
- 2015-2016 Meeting Minutes
- 2016-2017 Meeting Minutes
- 2017-2018 Meeting Minutes
- 2018-2019 Meeting Minutes
- 2019-2020 Meeting Minutes
For more information about SEAC:
Please contact the Lakehead District School Board at (807) 625-5126.
- Robin Orr, Executive Secretary