Special Education Advisory Council

  • The Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) shall advise Alexandria Public Schools on the education of children with disabilities. The Essence of the Council's purpose is to provide a broad base of input to Alexandria Public School policies, practices, and issues related to the education of children and youth with disabilities who are between the ages of birth to twenty-one. The SEAC shall be comprised of volunteers with a majority of the members being parents of students with disabilities or individuals with disabilities. Membership on the council shall be composed of individuals involved in, or concerned with the education of children with disabilities.

    SEAC Members

    Lori Gibson

    Nicki Sorensen

    Kelly Wencl

    Brandi Chanay

    Jenny Johnson


    Non-Voting Members

    Michelle Bethke-Kaliher, PhD, Director of Student Support Services

    Dana Christenson, Principal

    Sara Richards, Assistant Director of Student Support Services


SEAC Meeting Schedule


    District Office

    1410 S McKay Ave.

    Alexandria, MN 56308


    2019-2020 School Year Meeting Dates

    September 17th, 2019 6:30-7:30pm

    November 26th, 2019 6:30-7:30pm

    February 11th, 2020 6:30-7:30pm

    April 14th, 2020 - Postponed due to gathering restrictions