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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.
 
Please contact Student Services with any questions you may have. 310 318 7345 X5912.