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Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP)


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The Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP) shall have, and will perform, functions and duties as specified by law. Responsibilities include offering advice, consultation, and recommendations to the Iowa Department of Education regarding matters concerning special education services.

Annual Report

2013-2014 Special Education Advisory Panel Annual Report

2012-2013 Special Education Advisory Panel Annual Report

2011-2012 Special Education Advisory Panel Annual Report

2010-2011 Special Education Advisory Panel Annual Report

Meeting Calendar

Meeting Location:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Grimes State Office Building
Room B100 (located in the basement)
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146

May 12, 2017

April 7, 2017

February 24, 2017

January 6, 2017

October 28, 2016

September 9, 2016

September 8, 2016 (orientation for new members) - 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

May 6, 2016

April 8, 2016

February 12, 2016

January 8, 2016

December 4, 2015

October 16, 2015

September 11, 2015

September 10, 2015 (orientation for new members)

May 8, 2015

March 27, 2015

February 13, 2015

January 9, 2015

October 10, 2014

September 5, 2014


The membership of the Panel shall consist of representatives from the public and private sectors who by virtue of their position, interest, and training can contribute to the education of children with disabilities. A majority (51%) of the members of the Panel must be individuals with disabilities or parents of children with disabilities. Please complete the following online application if you are interested in serving on the Special Education Advisory Panel.

Membership Application--

Guiding Practices

The by-laws provide information that clarify the purpose, responsibility, and procedures of the Iowa Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP).

SEAP By-Laws (Revised July 18, 2014)

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on July 29, 2016 at 11:58am.