The State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children (SAPEC) was established in accordance with 34 C.F.R. Part 300.167-300.169 in order to advise and assist the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) on special education and related services for children with disabilities.
The Panel members represent various agencies, individuals with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities.
SAPEC Bylaws and Operating Procedures provide details on the required membership and the functions of the panel.
SAPEC meetings for the 2012-2013 school year are held at the Quest Business and Conference Centers, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio 43240. Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. Meeting dates are as follows:
- September 11 and 12, 2012 - SAPEC Agenda, Minutes and Handouts
- November 15, 2012 - SAPEC Agenda, Minutes and Handouts
- January 17, 2013 - SAPEC Agenda, Minutes and Handouts
- March 21, 2013 - SAPEC Agenda, Minutes and Handouts
- May 9, 2013 - Agenda
- June 20, 2013
Attending a Meeting
If you need an interpreter or other accommodation for the meeting contact Crystal.Ginn@education.ohio.gov or (877) 644-6338 at least seven days prior to the meeting to allow for those arrangments to be made.
For more information regarding SAPEC, please contact Crystal Ginn or Sandy Kaufman at (877) 644-6338 or by email at Crystal.Ginn@education.ohio.gov or Sandy.Kaufman@education.ohio.gov.
Resources and information related to State Special Education Advisory Panels - www.stateadvisorypanel.org.