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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

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 30, 2014

April 4, 2014

January 17, 2014

December 6, 2013

October 18, 2013

September 13, 2013

September 12, 2013 1-4 p.m. (orientation for new members)

May 31, 2013

April 5, 2013

January 18, 2013

December 7, 2012

October 26, 2012

September 14, 2012

September 13, 2012 1-4 p.m. (orientation for new members)



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. The application form can be downloaded, printed and faxed or mailed.

2014 SEAP Application

For additional information to states from a national special education advisory panel perspective, please visit:


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 (2011)


Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 16, 2014 at 11:57pm.