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About Santa Barbara County Special Education Local Plan Area (SBCSELPA)

SBCSELPA is a joint powers agency that provides oversight, guidance, training and support to member local education agencies (LEAs), parents, guardians, and the community related to identifying and providing compliant, best practice Individualized Education Plan(IEP) Services to students with disabilities.

SBCSELPA is a mandated agency by the California Department of Education that is responsible for implementation and oversight of the SBCSELPA Local Plan.  The SBCSELPA Local Plan ensures that individuals with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education as per the Individuals  with Disabilities Education Act PL 94-142 amended by PL 108-446 (Regulations 34CFR parts 300 and 301) and California Laws and Regulations (California Special Education Programs: A Composite of Laws Database).  SBCSELPA is governed by a Joint Powers Agency (JPA) board comprised of superintendents from Local Education Agencies (LEAs)/districts in Santa Barbara County SELPA and the Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Instruction. SBCSELPA encompasses the 20 school districts, Santa Barbara County Education Office, and four charter schools.

Welcome to Santa Barbara County Special Education Local Plan Area

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NEWS FLASH:

ADR week with Nick Martin- Cost FREE! 

Training content: COLLABORATION IN THE IEP ENVIRONMENT & FACILITATION SKILLS FOR THE IEP ENVIRONMENT

Two location offerings:

Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12 8:30-3:30 at Santa Barbara Junior High School Theater (click link for deatails) 

Wednesday, March 13 and Thursday, March 14 8:30-3:30 at Santa Maria Bonita Souza Center (click link for details)

Register now on OMS.

 

ALPHA RESOURCE CENTER OFFERS: 

Collaboration in the IEP Process with Nick Martin (English & Spanish Presentations)

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at TCRC Conference Room (click link for details)