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Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) and Community Advisory Council (CAC)

What is a SELPA? • Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Master Plan for Special Education (1974) • Process of developing educational programs for student with disabilities • Goal of equalizing educational opportunities for all children • Geographic region formed in 1977 • Students residing in the region boundaries • Local Plan • Today – about 126 SELPAs state‐wide • Southwest SELPA • 12 Districts and 20 Charter Schools.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Special Education Services at spena@mbusd.org 
 
Southwest SELPA Procedural Manual
 
Please find below the Local Plan in effect beginning July 1, 2021.
 
Please find below the Annual Budget and Service Plan
 
Upcoming CAC Workshops & Events:
 
C.A.P.T.A.I.N. of the New Wave Regional Training Series 2022: 
May 18th 3:30 pm, May 20th 12 pm, May 24th 4:30 pm, and May 25th 2022 3 pm via Zoom
Southwest SELPA Notice of Public Hearing on May 19, 2022 8:15 am
 
CAC: The 9th Annual Staff & Community Partners Awards Night POSTPONED
Surrogate Training: Standing-In for the Parent on June 8, 2022 1 pm via Zoom