The CAC's ultimate goal is to ensure that students succeed in maximizing their potential, receive the best possible education, and have equal access to all services. The CAC collaborates with the Charter SELPA to ensure that the educational requirements of special education students are met. The CAC serves as a liaison between the Charter SELPA, local districts, families, community members, students, and teachers, so that all voices are heard. The organization also provides consumer education, information, and referral to resources. The Sonoma County Community Advisory Committee (CAC) advises the local Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) as specified by the State Education Code Part 30, Sections 56001, 56190-56194, 56195.7, 56195.9, 56200, 56205, 56240, 56728.7, and 56780.
More information about the CAC and its operations can be found in the CAC Bylaws (see Related Documents).
All CAC meetings are open to the public. Due to COVID-19, the CAC meetings will be accessed via Zoom until further notice. Each meeting will have a topic and guest speaker. Be sure to get on the email list to receive an agenda prior to the meeting. Please contact the SELPA office at (707) 524-2750 with inquiries.
The CAC informational brochure includes the meeting dates and topics planned for the Community Advisory Committee. It is available in English and Spanish (see Related Documents).
2021-22 Meeting Schedule:
|October 10, 2022||Virtual. 6:30-7:30pm. Parents Rights in Special Education||https://sonomacoe.zoom.us/j/86203503827|
|November 15, 2022||Virtual. 6-7pm. Join us to listen and ask questions to Jennifer E. Nix General Counsel of School and College Legal Services of California||Zoom link will be posted a month prior to the meeting|
|January 18, 2023||TBD||TBD|
|April 12, 2023||TBD||TBD|
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