South Washington County Schools

Ph: 651-425-7201
Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Special Services Department
     District Service Center
     7362 East Point Douglas Rd. S.
     Cottage Grove, MN 55016
     Phone: 651-425-7201
     Fax: 651-425-6318
     Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Early Childhood Special Education
     District Program Center
     8400 East Point Douglas Rd. S.
     Cottage Grove, MN 55016
     Phone: 651-425-6121
     Fax: 651-425-6199
     Hours: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Special Education Advisory Council

The Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) acts as an advisory body to the school district through the Director of Special Services on behalf of students receiving special education services. SEAC works towards the district’s mission which is committed to igniting a passion for lifelong learning by serving the individual needs of each eligible child by providing access to appropriate services to make progress towards meeting their annual goals.

Reasons to become involved:

  • Help other families and children with disabilities
  • Support school professionals in the district
  • Contribute to the community
  • Learn information and skills to work more effectively with the school district
  • Meet others with similar goals, both parents and school professionals
  • Build positive relationships with others in the district
  • Become more knowledgeable about special education
  • Share unique perspectives and insights as a parent to help the school district work more effectively with families and improve outcomes for children

2017-18 SEAC Meeting Dates:

Meetings are held from 5:30-7 p.m. at the District Service Center (Board Room), 7362 E. Point Douglas Road Cottage Grove MN 55017

October 3, 2017 (at Red Rock Elementary Media Center)
Agenda | Minutes 

November 14, 2017
Agenda | Minutes

January 9, 2018
Agenda | Minutes | ARC Presentation

February 13, 2018 (Note the date change from 2/6 to 2/13)
Agenda | Minutes

March 6, 2018 (Note time change/6:00-7:30pm) 
Agenda | Minutes

May 1, 2018
Agenda | Minutes

For more information about the SEAC, contact:

Director of Special Services, Michelle Barries at 651-425-7201.