Steering Committee

Jenae Holtz, CEO/Chairperson
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Each participating Local Educational Agency (LEA) appoints an appropriate administrator of special education programs to membership on the SELPA Steering Committee. The SELPA Steering Committee may be requested by the SELPA Board of Directors to provide advise or assistance in other areas as needs are identified within the SELPA.

The SELPA Steering Committee meets on a regular basis and the SELPA Administrator serves as the Chairperson of the committee. The duties of the Steering Committee include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide information and recommendations for the development, modification, and implementation of the Local Plan to the SELPA Board of Directors
  • Develop and implement forms and procedures for the identification, referral, assessment, IEP development, and special education service delivery to individuals with disabilities as established by the Local Plan
  • Develop procedures and recommendations for programs and services for review, modification, and approval by the SELPA Board of Directors
  • Develop, review and/or modify an annual budget for SELPA operations, including Regional Services, Program Specialists and other SELPA administrative budgets prior to review, modification, and approval by the SELPA Board of Directors
  • Recommend and monitor staff development training programs, including parent education activities
  • Provide recommendations for membership for the Community Advisory Committee
  • Develop, review and/or modify the Annual Service Plan prior to adoption by the SELPA Board of Directors
  • Develop, review and/or modify the Annual Budget Plan prior to adoption by the SELPA Board of Directors

In addition to carrying out the responsibilities identified in the Local Plan, the Steering Committee may choose to form subcommittees to focus on special issues. Such subcommittees shall report to the SELPA Steering Committee or SELPA Board of Directors, as appropriate.

For additional information, contact our office at (760) 955-3555.