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Special Education Advisory Panel

Also known as:
Special Education State Advisory Panel (for two years)
Special Education Advisory Council
P.L. 94-142
Federal Statute 20 U.S.C. 1412(a)(21)(A) 2004 Fed Reg

The Minnesota Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP) provides policy guidance for the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) with respect to special education and related services for children and youth with disabilities in Minnesota. The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) establishes SEAP and outlines its duties.


SEAP is a federally mandated advisory group providing policy guidance with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities in Minnesota.

Advisory to:
Education Board

As of 2011, the panel consists of 26 members representing parents of children with disabilities; consumers; advocacy organizations; special education teachers and administrators; regular education teachers and administrators; higher education teacher training programs; private and charter schools; vocational, community or business organizations concerned with transition; state juvenile and adult correctional facilities; other state agencies; and congressional districts.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987.

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

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
Record last updated: 10/05/2020

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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