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SELPA Governance

SELPA Governance and Administration


Governance of the West San Gabriel Valley SELPA shall include the following bodies:
(1) Superintendents'’ Council
(2) Administrative Council
(3) Community Advisory Committee (CAC)

The local governing boards passed a resolution designating Alhambra Unified School District as the Administrative Unit. This resolution shall be reaffirmed annually. Contractual agreements shall specify coordinative and administrative responsibilities of the Administrative Unit. The Administrative Unit shall employ, supervise, discipline and evaluate the SELPA Director (EC 56205). Members of the Superintendents'’ Council will make recommendations for the selection of the SELPA Director to the Administrative Unit. The SELPA Assistant Superintendent shall be evaluated by June 30 each year with input from the Superintendents’ Council.

The Superintendents’ Council shall consist of the superintendent of each of the participating LEAs, each of whom shall provide a liaison function between the LEA governing board and the Council. LEA Superintendents exercise their authority and responsibilities in accordance with policies and procedures of their local governing boards and within the voting procedures of the Superintendents'’ Council.

The LEA Superintendents shall:
1. Assure that the provisions of the Local Plan are implemented and the district is in compliance with the State and Federal requirements.
2. Assign appropriate and necessary staff to participate in the activities specified in the Local Plan.
3. Calendar items requiring local board approval.
4. Assure that parents or guardians of individuals with exceptional needs who are receiving services under the plan may address questions or concerns
to the LEA Director of Special Education, LEA Superintendent, and/or SELPA Superintendents Council.
5. Direct the activities of the administrators of special education in coordinating the administration of the Local Plan.
6. Assure that required data is submitted to the Administrative Unit as required.
7. Assure that appropriate facilities are available to meet the needs of individuals with exceptional needs residing in the geographical area covered by the
Local Plan.


Superintendents’ Council
The Superintendents'’ Council is established for the purpose of governing the West San Gabriel Valley Special Education Local Plan Area as specified in the Local Plan for Special Education. The responsibility of the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) is to assure access to special education and services for all individuals with exceptional needs residing in the geographic area served by the plan.

FUNCTIONS
A. The functions of the Superintendents’ Council are to:
1. Develop policies, regulations and procedures relative to the governance of the SELPA and implement the same.
2. Approve operational programs to be conducted by each participating agency.
3. Receive recommendations from the Administrative Council and Community Advisory Committee (CAC) and make decisions on said
recommendations.

MEMBERSHIP
A. The Superintendent, or the designee of the Superintendent, of each participating agency, shall be a member of the Superintendents'’ Council. The
Superintendents’ designee shall be an Assistant Superintendent, or Associate Superintendent or other appropriate designee, and be a consistent
designee for all meetings of the Superintendents’ Council for the duration of the appointment.
B. The SELPA Director is the Executive Secretary of the Superintendents'’ Council and serves as the Councils’ liaison to the Administrative Council.

MEETINGS
A. The Superintendents'’ Council shall hold at least six regular meetings each year. Each participating agency will receive information on the date, time,
place and agenda of each regular meeting at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.
B. A quorum for the transaction of business by the Superintendents'’ Council shall consist of a majority of the members of the Council.
C. Each member of the Superintendents'’ Council shall have one vote, which may be cast only by a member who is in attendance at meetings of the
Council. A vote of the majority of members of the Council shall be sufficient to constitute action provided that a quorum is present.
D. Minutes of each regular meeting of the Superintendents'’ Council will be sent to each participating agency within 10 (ten) working days after the
meeting.
E. No alternates to the membership will be permitted to participate in meetings.
F. Special meetings may be called as required. Additional meetings may be called at the request of any representative on the committee. All meetings
of the committee shall be held according to law and the Brown Act. The committee chair(s) and the SELPA Director shall prepare the agenda for each
meeting; the SELPA Director shall provide all support materials. The chair or co-chairs shall conduct the meeting.
G. All meetings shall be conducted according to Robert’s Rules of Order.
H. The Superintendents’ Council may add a sub-committee as needed which will serve in an advisory capacity only.
 
 

SELPA Governance Board Meetings

Information about the SELPA Superintendent's Council meeting is listed below. The files are in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader will be needed in order to view the document. 

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2017 - 2018 Meeting Dates and Minutes


08-24-17 Superintendents' Council August Agenda

2016 - 2017 Meeting Dates and Minutes

 
August 2016
November 2016
February 2017
May 2017
June 2017
2015 - 2016 Meeting Dates and Minutes
 
July 2015
No Meeting
 
 
August 2015
September 2015
October 2015
November 2015
Meeting is CANCELLED

December 2015
Meeting is CANCELLED
 
January 2016
Meeting is CANCELLED
 
February 2016
March 2016
Meeting is CANCELLED
April 2016
May 2016
Meeting is CANCELLED
June 2016
2014 - 2015 Meeting Dates and Minutes
September 2014
 
09-25-14 Superintendent's September Agenda
October 2014
 
10-23-14 Superintendent's October Agenda
10-23-14 Superintendent's Meeting Minutes
November 2014
11-20-14 Meeting is CANCELLED
December 2014
12-18-14 Superintendent's December Agenda
January 2015
01-22-15 Superintendent's January Agenda
01-22-15 Superintendent's Meeting Minutes
February 2015
02-26-15 Meeting is CANCELLED
March 2015
03-26-15 Superintendent's March Agenda
03-26-15 Superintendent's Meeting Minutes
April 2015
04-23-15 Meeting is CANCELLED
 
May 2015
05-28-15 Superintendents' Council May Agenda
June 2015

06-10-15 Superintendent's June Agenda

2015 - 2016 Annual Service Plan
July 2015

No Meeting