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State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children Accepting Applications
State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children Accepting Applications

The State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children (SAPEC) is accepting applications for membership through Oct. 31, 2019 for the 2020-2021 school year. The panel is seeking members to represent the categories of parents of children with disabilities and individuals with disabilities. For the membership application and additional information on the panel, visit the Ohio Department of Education website education.ohio.gov, search SAPEC or click (here) to access the application. For more information please contact:
Parise Callahan Parise.Callahan@education.ohio.gov at (614) 728-1762 or Sandy Kaufman at (877) 644-6338 or sandy.kaufman@education.ohio.gov.

Please remember applicants must be a resident of Ohio, at least 18 years of age, and meet criteria in at least one of the following categories:
• parents or legal guardians of children/persons with disabilities (ages birth through 26);
• individuals with disabilities;
• teachers;
• representatives of institutions of higher education that prepare special education and related services personnel;
• state and local education officials, including officials who carry out activities under subtitle B of title VII of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act;
• administrators of programs for children with disabilities;
• representatives of other state agencies involved in the financing or delivery of related services to children with disabilities;
• representatives of private schools and public charter schools;
• representative of a vocational, community or business organization concerned with the provision of transition services to children with disabilities;
• representative from the state child welfare agency responsible for foster care;
• representatives from the state juvenile and adult corrections agencies.
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