Community Advisory Committee
The CAC is a group of parents, educators, and community members, which is established in accordance with Edcuation Code 56190. Members are nominated and appointed by their district's school board for a two-year term of office.
The mission of the Committee shall be to encourage cooperative communication between parents, students, and educators:
- to provide information and resources to families and educators about available services, community groups, community activities and parent support groups
- to advise the SELPA Administrator and LEA Directors, Superintendents' Council or member Boards regarding program development, services and content of the Local Plan by promoting positive educational system change and improvement
- promote the importance of regular school attendance
- ensure the importance of community awareness activites as well as support positive political action on behalf of students with disabilities. The ultimate mission is to ensure students with disabilities pursue their hopes and dreams to full extent of their individual talents and capabilities as well as have equal access to all appropriate services.