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Advisory Council on the Minnesota Academy for the Deaf and the Blind

Active dates:1985-1997

Advise the Minnesota State Board of Education concerning control, management, and administration of the state academies for the deaf and blind.


Separate councils for the academies for the deaf and blind were created in 1976. The membership was increased from 7 to 8 in 1978, and representatives of the schools were added as members. In 1983 both groups were renamed task forces and their existence made permissive.
In 1985 the groups were combined and changed back to an advisory council that would not expire.

Related to:
Academy for the Deaf and Blind Advisory Council
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf and Blind
Advisory to:
Education Board

15 (representative of the geographic areas of the state, to include parents or guardians of visual disabled or hearing-impaired children, a staff representative of the schools, and 2 representatives from groups representing the interest of visually disabled or hearing impaired individuals); appointed by Education Board; terms governed by Minn. Stat. 15.059; compensation governed by Minn. Stat. 15.059.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Record last updated: 10/30/2019

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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