Special Education Advisory Committee

Bedford County Public Schools’ Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The Bedford County Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is comprised of parents of eligible students who receive special education and/or related services and reside in the division; other interested persons from the community, and educators in the field who have an interest in special education. This committee provides advice concerning the needs of children with disabilities receiving special education services and assists in the formulation and development of services and planning to meet these needs. 

Bedford’s SEAC meets the months of August, September, January, and April and sometimes June of each year.  Meetings are open to the public and public comments are welcome and limited to three minutes per person for a maximum length of twenty minutes.**

The Special Education Advisory Committee meetings are scheduled as follows for the 2020-2021 school year: 

August 4, 2020 (5:30 - 7:00 pm)
SEAC Meeting Minutes 8-4-20.pdf

September 29, 2020 (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)
SEAC Meeting Minutes 09 24 2020.pdf

January 5, 2021 (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm) Canceled
Rescheduled February 4, 2021 (5:30-7:00 pm)

**NEW**A meeting is scheduled for March 18, 2020 (5:30-7:00 pm)

April 2021 TBD

**At this time all SEAC meetings are being held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Public comment can be sent through email to committee members.

SEAC Bylaws update BCPS 2020.pdf

***If you are interested in becoming a SEAC member please fill out the following application and fax, mail, or email to the following address:
Kelly D. Jennings
Bedford County Public Schools
PO Box 748
Bedford, VA 24523
Fax:  540-586-7703
SEAC Application

2020-2021 Special Education Advisory Committee


Anne Simmons, Agency Representative        Allison Clark, SEAC Chair
Horizon Behavioral Health                           Forest, Virginia
2235 Landover Place                                    
Lynchburg, VA 24502                                   
434-847-8000 x 2406                                   

 Sarah Yost, Parent                                      Anna Yost, Student 
 Bedford, Virginia                                         Staunton River HS
syost816@gmail.com                                2021akyost@bedford.k12.va.us             

Christina Glickstein, Secretary                     Aven Alford, Parent
Forest, Virginia                                          Bedford, Virginia
chrissyglick@gmail.com                              aven.alford@gmail.com

Dawn Roberts, Parent                                Donna Lockliear, Parent
Bedford, Virginia                                        Goodview, Virginia
patanddawnr@gmail.com                           troopergirl765@yahoo.com

Kristen Jones, Parent                                 Kimberly Atwood, Vice Chair
Vinton, Virginia                                          Moneta, Virginia
kristenrj89@gmail.com                               kimatwood2020@gmail.com

Dana Koenig, Teacher Representative        Denise Kennedy, Community Rep
dkoenig@bedford.k12.va.us        denise.kennedy@dss.virginia.gov

Heather Dooley, LACIL      Belinda Argabright, Parent
hdooley@lacil.org                                     mkaylasmom84@yahoo.com


Staff Consultant:

Kelly Jennings, M. Ed.
Director of Special Services                                                                        
P.O. Box 748                                              
Bedford, VA 24523                                      
540-586-1045 Ext.10252                             

Questions regarding the Special Education Advisory Committee can be directed to the Special Education office at 540-586-1045. 



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