Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

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.

Meeting DateMeeting AgendaMeeting Minutes
September 20, 2018September 20, 2018 Meeting Agenda  
January 17, 2019Meeting Canceled 
May 23, 2019May 23, 2019 Meeting Agenda   

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.

Meeting DateMeeting AgendaMeeting Minutes
August 16, 2018August 16, 2018 Meeting Agenda August 16, 2018 Meeting Minutes 
January 10, 2019January 10, 2019 Meeting Agenda January 10, 2019 Meeting Minutes 
April 11, 2019April 11, 2019 Meeting Agenda  
April 30, 2019 - Special MeetingApril 30, 2019 
May 16, 2019May 16, 2019 Meeting Agenda  
May 23, 2019 - Special MeetingMay 23, 2019 Meeting Agenda 

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.

Meeting DateMeeting AgendaMeeting Minutes
September 19, 2018Meeting Canceled 
November 28, 2018November 28, 2018 Meeting Agenda  
February 20, 2019Meeting Canceled 
April 24, 2019April 24, 2019 Meeting Agenda  


Kenyon Hopkins, M.S.

SELPA Executive Director
Phone: 831.755.0342

Irenea Herrera

SELPA Administrative Assistant
Phone: 831.755.0342

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