Do you want to become a member of the Special Education Advisory Council?

Louisiana law requires that each school district and charter school to establish and maintain a local Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC). 

 What is the role of the SEAC?

The purpose of the SEAC is to provide advice and feedback regarding special education policies, procedures, and resources. The SEAC is also intended to engage in outreach activities to increase the level of community knowledge, support, and collaboration regarding special education. 

 What are membership requirements for local Special Education Advisory Committees?

 Louisiana law requires the number and composition of SEAC to be determined by the Superintendent.

 The SEAC for Caddo Parish Public Schools consists of seven (7) individuals[1]

 (4) members who are parents or legal guardians of students with an exceptionality, other than gifted and talented, who are enrolled in a school under the jurisdiction of the Caddo Parish Public Schools.

(3) members who are principals, teachers, paraprofessionals or community stakeholders

 When does the SEAC meet?   

 The SEAC is required to meet three (3) times per year.   

 Questions? Please contact Dr. Shelia Lockett at 318-603-6910.

 How can I apply to become a SEAC member?

Complete the application here

If you are interested in becoming a member of SEAC, please email your application to ; fax to 318-603-6733 or mail to the address below:

Dr. Shelia Lockett,  Executive Director
Department of Exceptional Children
2226 Murphy St.
Shreveport, LA 71103

*The Superintendent reserves the right to reduce the number of committee members if the district is unable to obtain a sufficient number of qualified applicants for the Council.