Regulations and Policy Statements Relevant to Special Education

Knowing what your role is as a SEAC member is crucial. Now you need to know what some of the key underlying legislation is that SEAC members use to guide them. First we’ll look at some of the Special Education Regulations that are part of the Education Act. Then we’ll point to some of the key Policy Statements that the Ontario Ministry of Education publishes that explain the expectations for school boards in the province, including the OCDSB. Finally, there are some key OCDSB policies and procedures related directly to special education that are helpful to be aware of.