Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The SEAC of the Niagara Catholic District School Board holds monthly public meetings during the school year, usually the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Catholic Education Centre. Meeting dates, agendas and minutes can be found here.

In keeping with legislation set out in Regulation 464/97, 11, 12(1), (2) of the Education Act, the roles and responsibilities of the SEAC of the Niagara Catholic District School Board include:

  1. To ensure that the rights of students with special needs within the Board are being met;
  2. To provide specific information, assistance and advice to parents and guardians whose children may require additional support;
  3. To make recommendations to the Board concerning the establishment and development of special education programs and services;
  4. To participate in the Board’s annual budget process as it relates to special education; and
  5. To participate in the Board’s annual review of the Special Education Plan.

The list below includes those names of the SEAC members for the 2018-2019 school year and their affiliations:

SEAC Members

Resource Personnel

  • Pat Rocca – Superintendent of Education
  • Adele Filice – Secondary Principal Representative
  • Chris Kerho – Elementary Principal Representative
  • Tina DiFrancesco  – Administrative Assistant