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)
SEAC minutes 11-4-21.docx

January 20, 2022 (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm) 
SEAC Meeting Minutes 1-20-22.docx

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

SEAC minutes March 3-2022.docx

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

May 19, 2022 (5:45 pm - 7:15 pm)

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

Family Supports & Services Resource Handout - SEAC.docx

Financial Supports Resource Handout-SEAC.docx

Mental and Behavioral Health -Resource Handout-SEAC.docx

Recreation Activities - Resource Handout- SEAC.docx

Transition Resource Handout - SEAC.docx

Treatment & Therapies - Resource Handout - SEAC.docx

Education Resource Handout - SEAC.docx

SEAC Bylaws update BCPS 2020.pdf


Fun Field Day at Falling Creek Park
Date:  May 9th 11am-3pm
Address:  1257 County Farm Rd Bedford, VA 

Food provided:
Hot Dogs & fixings
*All food provided by Bedford County Sheriff's Office, Bedford Police Department and Bedford County Parks & Rec*

Field Activities:
Kickball games will be held at 12PM, 1PM and 2PM
Soccer goals and balls will be provided for a leisurely play throughout the event

Vendors Confirmed and games/activities provided:
DSS (Department of Social Services) - Cornhole and Ring toss
Johnson Health Center
LACIL (Lynchburg Area Center for Independent Living)
Ronald McDonald House
Bedford Police Department
Bedford County Sheriff's Office - Will have K9 onsite 
Conservation Police - Casting Competition activity
Bedford Martial Arts Club
Bedford County Parks and Rec


**If you live in the Forest or Staunton River school zones, the SEAC committee has one parent opening for each Zone**
***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
[email protected]
SEAC Application

2021-2022 Special Education Advisory Committee


Dawn Roberts, SEAC Chair                         Allison Clark, SEAC Vice Chair
Bedford, Virginia                                       Forest, Virginia
[email protected]                            
[email protected]

Christina Glickstein, Secretary                     Aven Alford, Parent
Forest, Virginia                                          Bedford, Virginia
[email protected]                              [email protected]

Becky Wojdyla, Parent                                Ashley Sipos, Parent                                 
Forest, Virginia                                          Bedford, Virginia
[email protected]                         [email protected]                                       

Kristen Jones, Parent                                  Nicole Overstreet, Agency Representative
Vinton, Virginia                                          Blue Ridge ABA
[email protected]                                [email protected]

Dana Koenig, Teacher Representative          Denise Kennedy, Community Rep
[email protected]           [email protected]

Brandi Brown, Parent                                 Amber Holdren, Parent
Moneta, Virginia                                        Bedford, Virginia
[email protected]                      [email protected]
Heather Dooley, Agency Representative
Lynchburg Area Center for Independent Living (LACIL)    
[email protected]                             


Staff Consultant:

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

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



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