Public Meetings

Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

SELPA Public Meetings

SELPA Governance Council

The SELPA Governance Council is made up of the superintendents from each of the 24 school districts in Monterey County and the MCOE. It is the responsibility of the council to appoint representatives to the SELPA Executive Committee, review and take action to approve or deny amendments to the SELPA Local Plan, changes in the Income Distribution Agreement, and any other item determined necessary by the SELPA Executive Committee. Governing Board member list.

Meeting DateNoticeAgendaMinutes
September 17, 2020NoticeAgendaMinutes
January 21, 2021NoticeCancelledCancelled
May 20, 2021NoticeAgenda

2019-2020 GC Meeting Agendas and Minutes

SELPA Executive Committee

The SELPA Executive Committee is made up of six representatives of the SELPA Governance Council. These representatives include two superintendents from each of three zones: the Valley Zone, the Salinas Zone, and the Bay Zone. SELPA Executive Committee responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recommending action on proposed amendments to the local plan and the Income Distribution Agreement to the SELPA Governance Council, taking action to approve or deny requests for program transfers, and taking action to approve or deny SELPA policies, administration regulations, procedures, resolutions, and guidelines for the management and implementation of special education programs and services within the SELPA. Governing Board member list.

Meeting DateNoticeAgendaMinutes
November 19, 2020NoticeAgendaMinutes
January 28, 2021NoticeAgendaMinutes
March 11, 2021NoticeAgendaMinutes
May 13, 2021NoticeAgenda

2019-2020 EC Meeting Agendas and Minutes

SELPA Community Advisory Committee

The SELPA Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meets regularly to discuss topics of interest to parents and community members who take an active interest in all matters concerning special education in Monterey County. The CAC reviews and makes recommendations relating to the SELPA Local Plan and participates in other activities to support students with disabilities in our area. The CAC also assists SELPA in developing the parent education program. Advisory board member list.

Meeting DateNoticeAgendaMinutes
August 12, 2020NoticeAgendaMinutes
October 14, 2020NoticeAgendaMinutes
December 9, 2020NoticeAgendaMinutes
February 3, 2021NoticeAgendaMinutes
March 10, 2021NoticeAgendaMinutes
May 12, 2021NoticeAgenda

2018-19 & 2019-20 CAC Meeting Agendas and Minutes

The Monterey County SELPA provides free trainings for parents and families of students with disabilities. 

SELPA Parent Workshops

Are you interested in attending our next CAC Meeting?
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Contact Form


Kenyon Hopkins, M.S.

SELPA Executive Director
Phone: 831.755.0342

Irenea Herrera

SELPA Administrative Assistant
Phone: 831.755.0342