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The Minneapolis Public Schools Special Education Advisory Council, SEAC (pronounced "seek") is a partnership between the school district and parents/guardians of Minneapolis students with disabilities. The SEAC is mandated by the state to advise the District on policy and planning through the Executive Director of Special Education.  

The SEAC is comprised of a majority of parents/guardians, and key Special Ed Department staff. The SEAC often invites leaders from other district departments in order to be informed and to lend perspective to decision making.

Vision Statement
All children, regardless of their abilities, will achieve an academic, functional and social education in the Minneapolis Public Schools from birth through transition, to maximize their life choices and opportunities.

Mission Statement

  • To increase the involvement and add the informed perspective of parents and families of children with disabilities in the making and implementation of district policies
  • To identify and promote the common concerns of special education and non-special education students alike.
  • To fulfill the requirements of Minnesota Statute 125A.24.