Special Education Advisory Committee

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 will meet during the months of September, November, January, March, and April for the 21-22 school 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 2021-2022 school year: 

September 2, 2021 (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)
SEAC Mtg Minutes Sept 2.2021.docx

October 7, 2021 (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)
SEAC minutes 10-7-21.docx

November 4, 2021 (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

January 20, 2022 (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm) 

March 3, 2022 (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

April 28, 2022 (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

Location for all meetings:  310 South Bridge Street, Bedford, VA 24523

**At this time all SEAC meetings are being held in person but this may change to virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions at anytime.

SEAC Bylaws update BCPS 2020.pdf

***If you are interested in becoming a SEAC member please fill out the following application and fax, mail, or email to the following address:
Kelly D. Jennings
Bedford County Public Schools
PO Box 748
Bedford, VA 24523
Fax:  540-586-7703
SEAC Application

2021-2022 Special Education Advisory Committee


Dawn Roberts, SEAC Chair                         Allison Clark, SEAC Vice Chair
Bedford, Virginia                                       Forest, Virginia

Christina Glickstein, Secretary                     Aven Alford, Parent
Forest, Virginia                                          Bedford, Virginia
chrissyglick@gmail.com                              aven.alford@gmail.com

Donna Lockliear, Parent                              Becky Wojdyla, Parent
Goodview, Virginia                                     Forest, Virginia
troopergirl765@yahoo.com                               beckywojdyla@hotmail.com

Kristen Jones, Parent                                  Nicole Overstreet, Agency Representative
Vinton, Virginia                                          Center for Pediatric Therapies
kristenrj89@gmail.com                                overstreen@gmail.com

Dana Koenig, Teacher Representative          Denise Kennedy, Community Rep
dkoenig@bedford.k12.va.us           denise.kennedy@dss.virginia.gov

Brandi Brown, Parent                                 Amber Holdren, Parent
Moneta, Virginia                                        Bedford, Virginia
brandileighbrown@gmail.com                      aholdren@live.com

Ashley Sipos, Parent                                 
Bedford, Virginia                                       

Heather Dooley, Agency Representative
Lynchburg Area Center for Independent Living (LACIL)    


Staff Consultant:

Kelly Jennings, M. Ed.
Director of Special Services                                                                        
P.O. Box 748                                              
Bedford, VA 24523                                      
540-586-1045 Ext.10252                             

Questions regarding the Special Education Advisory Committee can be directed to the Special Education office at 540-586-1045. 



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