Special Education Advisory Committee

SEAC Member Vacancy

Parents of Students with Disabilities:

The Bedford County Public Schools’ Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is looking for interested parents to serve on the division’s SEAC.  Interested persons should review, complete and submit the job description/application no later than April 10, 2020. 

Bedford County Public Schools’ Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The Bedford County Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is comprised of parents of eligible students who receive special education and/or related services and reside in the division; other interested persons from the community, and educators in the field who have an interest in special education. This committee provides advice concerning the needs of children with disabilities receiving special education services and assists in the formulation and development of services and planning to meet these needs. 

Bedford’s SEAC meets the months of August, October, December, February, April and sometimes June of each year.  Meetings are open to the public and public comments are welcome and limited to three minutes per person for a maximum length of twenty minutes.

The Special Education Advisory Committee meetings are scheduled as follows for the 2019-2020 school year: 

August 15, 2019 (6:00pm - 7:30 pm) - Meeting minutes for August 15, 2019 in PDF format
October 17, 2019 (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm) - Meeting minutes for October 17, 2019 in PDF format
December 19, 2019 (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm) - Meeting minutes for December 19, 2019 in PDF format
February 20, 2020 (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)
April 23, 2020 (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

All SEAC meetings will be held at the School Board Office building C. 


2019-2020 Special Education Advisory Committee


Anne Simmons, Agency Representative          Paul Baldwin, Agency Representative
Horizon Behavioral Health                             Office of Children’s Services
2235 Landover Place                                      P.O. Box 1187
Lynchburg, VA 24502                                   Bedford, VA 24523
434-847-8000 x 2406                                   540-586-7750, ext.1376            

VACANT, Parent                                          Sarah Yost, Parent
Forest, Virginia                                               Bedford, Virginia

Allison Clark, Parent                                    Anna Yost, Student
Forest, Virginia                                              Staunton River HS                          

Christina Glickstein, Parent                          Aven Alford, Parent
Forest, Virginia                                          Bedford, Virginia                    

Dawn Roberts, Parent                                Donna Lockliear, Parent
Bedford, Virginia                                        Goodview, Virginia                 

Kristen Jones, Parent                                 Kimberly Atwood, Parent
Vinton, Virginia                                          Moneta, Virginia                      

Dana Koenig, Teacher Representative

Staff Consultant: 

Kelly Jennings, Director                                   
Special Education                                       
P.O. Box 748                                              
Bedford, VA 24523                                      
540-586-1045 Ext.10252                                             

Questions regarding the Special Education Advisory Committee can be directed to the Parent Resource Center at 540-586-8990 or to the Special Education office at 540-586-1045. 


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