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Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: Utah Special Education Advisory Panel (USEAP)

Name of organization: Utah Special Education Advisory Panel (USEAP)

Date Posted: November 15, 2016

Date nominations are due to Board Secretary: December 1, 2016

Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization:

Duties:
• Advise the USBE of unmet needs within the State in the education of students with disabilities.
• Comment publicly on any rules or regulations proposed for issuance by the State regarding the education of students with disabilities.
• Advise the USBE in developing evaluations and reporting on data to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education under Section 618 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
• Advise the USBE in developing corrective action plans to address findings identified in Federal monitoring reports under Part B of the IDEA.
• Advise the USBE in developing and implementing policies relating to the coordination of services for students with disabilities.
• Review and comment on completed due process hearing findings.

Statute: Utah State Board of Education Resolution No. 2016-03

Who the group advises: The Board

Number vacancies: 2

Specific representation needed for each vacancy and terms of appointment:
Adult Corrections:
• 1 vacancy
• At will appointment
Juvenile Corrections:
• 1 vacancy
• At will appointment
Person(s) currently in the positions open for vacancy and their representation:
Adult Corrections:
• Vacant
Juvenile Corrections:
• Vacant

Meetings (specific dates or how often the group meets, where, and for how long):  The panel meets five times a year for one day at a time from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm in Salt Lake City.

Contact for questions: Emily Nordfelt, emily.nordfelt@schools.utah.gov, 801-538-7757

Nomination and Bio Submission: If you are interested in serving on this organization, please submit a brief bio or resume with contact information (including address, phone, email) to Lorraine Austin at lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov by December 1, 2016.

Utah State Board of Education
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