TLDSB seeks Special Education Advisory Committee members

Under section 57.1(1) of the Education Act and Ontario Regulation 464/97, every district school board in Ontario shall establish a Special Education Advisory Committee. Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) is currently seeking persons interested in serving on its Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC). The role of the SEAC is to advise the Board on special education programming and delivery for exceptional children. Each SEAC term lasts four years and the committee meets 10 times per year.

TLDSB is currently seeking:

  • Representatives nominated by associations that support students with special needs
  • Representatives from the community

Applicants must be eligible to vote and must meet the following criteria:

  • Canadian citizen
  • Resident in an area of jurisdiction of the Board (District of Muskoka, City of Kawartha Lakes or Haliburton County)
  • Over 18 years of age
  • Not an employee of TLDSB
  • Not disqualified by any legislation from holding office

Nominations must be received in writing by Wednesday, October 12, and confirm the eligibility criteria referenced above, as well as provide an overview of the applicant’s experience and interest in special education.

Nominations can be addressed to:

Jennifer Johnston, Superintendent of Specialized Services
Trillium Lakelands District School Board
300 County Road 36
Lindsay, ON K9V 4R4

Or via email: [email protected]

In mid-October, following receipt of all nominations, a short virtual interview will take place. SEAC committee membership will then be appointed through a board motion at the November 2022 Board meeting and new member attendance at meetings will commence in December 2022.

For more information, visit the Special Education Advisory Committee page on the Board’s website.

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