Special Education Advisory Committee

The Lynchburg City Schools’ Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is responsible to advise the local school division of the needs in the education of children with disabilities; participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of children with disabilities, submit periodic reports and recommendations regarding the education of children with disabilities to the local school board, assist the local school division in interpreting plans to the community for meeting the special needs of children with disabilities for educational services, review the policies and procedures for the provision of special education and related services prior to the submission to the local school board, and participate in the review of the local school division’s annual plan.

School Representatives

School Representative
Hutcherson Early Learning Center Nicola Turner
Bass Elementary School Ebony Martin
Bedford Hills Elementary School Shannon Snead
Dearington Elementary School Elizabeth Ennis
Heritage Elementary School Nicole (Robbi) Adams
Linkhorne Elementary School Samantha McDonald 
Paul Munro Elementary School Laurie Ward
Perrymont Elementary School Amanda Kenny
R. S. Payne Elementary School TBD
Sandusky Elementary School Addie Smulik
Sheffield Elementary School  Alicia Jefferson
T. C. Miller Elementary School Kim Hibbard
Dunbar Middle School Kimberly Milam
Linkhorne Middle School Kelly Reichard
Sandusky Middle School Tammy Porter
E. C. Glass High School Stephanie Early
Heritage High School Cassandra Pressley-Townes
Laurel Regional Program TBD

 

Additional Roles

Past Chair(s) Tiffany Ellis & Sydney Gunn     
Community Representative Sherry Murrell
Special Education Teacher Representative Katharine West-Hazlewood
Chairperson Renee Maca

 

Lynchburg City Schools Consultants

Wyllys D. VanDerwerker Director of the Office for Exceptional Learners
Leticia Farrow Coordinator of Special Education Instruction
Janenne Daniels-Bosher Coordinator of Special Education Instruction

 

SEAC Public Meeting Dates for the 2017–2018 School Year 

Meeting Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 20, 2017
P. L. Dunbar Middle School for Innovation Library

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Linkhorne Middle School Library

Tuesday March 27, 2018
Heritage High School Library
Review of draft of Special Education Annual Plan and application for Flow Through 611 & 619 funds.

Tuesday April 10, 2018
E. C. Glass High School Library
SEAC to receive public comment on Federal Set Aside programming and review the 2018–2019 Special Education Annual Plan and application for Flow Through funds.

To contact the Special Education Advisory Committee, please call Mr. Wyllys VanDerwerker at (434) 515-5030