Date: November 5, 2012
Subject: Information Sharing from the State Director of the Special Education Division
The State Board of Education (SBE) is currently seeking applications for four appointments to serve on the Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE). Three of the four appointments to serve on the ACSE must be parents of a child or young adult with disabilities, and one of these three parents must be a representative of the charter school community. The fourth appointment may be any member of the public who is interested in state-level policy development in the area of special education. All applicants must provide evidence of demonstrated knowledge of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) laws and regulations.
The ACSE is an advisory panel which regularly meets and provides recommendations and advice to the SBE, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Legislature, and the Governor in new or continuing areas of research, program development, and evaluation in California special education. Additional requirements can be found on the ACSE Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/acserqrmnt.asp.
Applications are being accepted through close of business (5:00 p.m.), Friday, November 30, 2012. Information about the application process can be found at http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/cc/ab/.
Questions may be directed to Kathleen Smith, Staff Liaison, ACSE, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 916-327-3698.