Special Education Advisory Panel

Advisory Panel Functions:

  1. Advise the SEA of unmet needs within the State in the education of children with disabilities.
  2. Comment publicly on any rules or regulations proposed by the State regarding the education of chilĀ­dren with disabilities.
  3. Advise the SEA in developing evaluations and reporting on data to the Secretary under section 618 of the Act.
  4. Advise the SEA in developing corrective action plans to address findings identified in Federal monitoring reports under Part B of the Act.
  5. Advise the SEA in developing and implementing policies relating to the coordination of services for children with disabilities.
  6. Review and comment on final due process hearing findings and decisions.
  7. Advising on eligible students with disabilities in adult prisons. The advisory panel also shall advise on the education of eligible students with disabilities who have been convicted as adults and incarcerated in adult prisons.
Meeting Agendas and Minutes

To view Special Education Advisory Panel bylaws, members, meeting agendas and minutes please go to Boards and Commissions website.


If you have questions, please contact the at the South Dakota Department of Education at 605-773-3678.