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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 Assistant Superintendent 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.


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


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 Assistant Superintendent is the Executive Secretary of the Superintendents'’ Council and serves as the Councils’ liaison to the Administrative Council.


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
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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Superintendents' Council Meeting Calendar 2023-2024
Closed Session (TBD): 9:30 A.M.
Regular Session: 10:00 A.M.
August 24, 2023
September 28, 2023
October 26, 2023                      
November 16, 2023
December 14, 2023
January 25, 2024              CANCELED              
February 22, 2024
March 21, 2024
April 25, 2024
May 16, 2024
June 20, 2024
Superintendents' Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Superintendents' Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Superintendents' Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes
January 28, 2021
November 2020
September 2020
August 2020
2019-2020 Meeting Agendas and Minutes
August 2019
October 2019
November 2019
February 2020
May 2020
June 2020
2018-2019 Meeting Agendas and Minutes
August 2018
November 2018
February 2019
March 2019
May 2019
June 2019 

2017 - 2018 Meeting Agendas and Minutes

 August 2017
November 2017
February 2018
June 2018
May 2018

2016 - 2017 Meeting Agendas and Minutes

August 2016
November 2016
February 2017
May 2017
June 2017
2015 - 2016 Meeting Agendas 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 Agendas and Minutes
September 2014
October 2014
November 2014
11-20-14 Meeting is CANCELLED
December 2014
Meeting postponed as there was no quorum
January 2015
February 2015
02-26-15 Meeting is CANCELLED
March 2015
April 2015
04-23-15 Meeting is CANCELLED
May 2015
June 2015
July 2015

No Meeting